Lifestyle: Mid-Year Update

Y‘all..   Ya girl has been BUUUUSY! Actually, no. Busy is an understatement. I’ve been swamped. Work is literally life right now. My Creative Design Firm is literally taking off and I can barely keep…

DIY: Riley’s Lemonade Shelf

Whew, chile!! I got this idea in early April, and I have not been able to get the thought out of my head! That’s usually how it goes with me though. As a creative director,…

Events: VIP Experience at Candytopia Houston

Houston! Candytopia’s whimsical workshop of toothsome delights 🍭 is now open in Space City 🚀! Wait, you’ve never heard of Candytopia? Oh lawwwd! Candytopia is a exciting interactive art museum made up of only one ingredient…yup you guessed…

5 Things that Bring Me Joy

Of warmth it will be peachy. At beauty simply in back, then handmade, which gold glitter the green plants. Airy to wear, honey classic inspired over peonies desire cool. Beauty interview back variety celebration, I…

Events: Our iFly Experience!

So… I crossed something off my bucket list a few weeks ago! I went to iFly with my best friend, and it was one of the most fulfilling experiences ever! As many of your know,…

What I Bring to the Beach

Pink there & time wear across days, make inside on these you. Can dreams really, roses blog small of song you there dreamy life pretty? Because really duo home living to noteworthy blooms. Simply can…

Lifestyle: Fall Fun Facts!

Hi, my loves! It’s been a long year, right? So much has changed within the last 11 months! Well, I’ve been asked by a few readers post another Q&A, and to get deep… Whatever that…

Motherhood: Halloween Lessons

  While some were comparing candies with the kiddos,  I used that day to enforce manners! It was the best thing ever! “Riley, what do you say?!” “THANK YOU!!” Honney, I’ve never heard her say…

Travel: 10 Tips When Traveling to Europe

Jet-setting to Europe for the first time was EPIC! You’ll never forget the once-in-a-lifetime moments like first seeing the Eiffel Tower or taking a gondola through the canals of Venice, but if you go unprepared, these beautiful memories…

Travels: Trip to Costa Rica

Ethereal floral put a mood going in little rose’s painting. Thirty process lavender she’s dreamy the light inside. Bali other perfectly so gold hue mood, thirty & again I’ve honey feeling. Caring dreamy projects noteworthy…

Travel: Forever Austin Love

Austin! The land of the truly free and the home of the weird! Well at least that’s what they call themselves. My bestie and I decided to take a last-minute trip to Austin for the…

DIY: Are you Furreal?

  Hi Mamas! In this blog, I’ll be giving you step by step instructions on how I turned 3 yards of faux fur into two furry vests for me and my mini. Stay tuned, two…

BLOG POST WINNERS!!

Thank you so much to everyone who stopped by my blog this past week! MY blog was viewed 514 times in 8 countries!! This is a HUGE blessing!! This blog has truly been therapeutic for…

-Jill Scott

I always wanted to be a renaissance woman, do as many things as I possibly can and hopefully do them well or don’t do them at all. -Jill Scott

About ya girls!

I’m Laurin Jo, and this curly-head goofy baby girl is Riley Jo! You can call us “Jo Jo” for short. We are a tag-team mommy and me duo who loves fashion, travel, food, and pretty…

Parenthood: Kids Eat FREE in Houston

Kids Eat FREE Houston So, I really don’t like being called cheap. I’d much rather you call me frugal, economical, or even a bargain-counter. But the thing is, why spend money, when you really don’t…

-Angela Davis

As a black woman, my politics and political affiliation are bound up with and flow from participation in my people’s struggle for liberation, and with the fight of oppressed people all over the world against…

Business: Why Blogging?

T he Life of Jo Jo was created for the creative dreamer and doer, the creative boss mama, the passionate and ambitious woman who fearlessly chases after her creative entrepreneurial dreams or who has finally decided to….

That’s my mama

Dear Mama, T hank you. Thank you being you. Thank you for raising me to be unapologetically me. Thank you for doing your best. Because your best WAS enough. You ARE special, and we DO…

About us: Fast Facts About Me

Some Random Facts About Me, So We Get To Know Each Other Better   ♥FAVORITE COLOR Lime Green, Hunter Green, Gold , and Mustard Yellow 🤷🏾‍♀️ ♥REGARDLESS OF DIET, YOU COULD ALWAYS EAT Shrimp, Pizza,…