Author Archives: Elisabeth Renne


I’m not sure what’s next for this blog, but I have been doing a lot of brainstorming and I can’t wait to see how things play out!

Baby Steps

It feels good to be able to check something off of my list of 2017 goals! I look forward to continuing this trend throughout the year!

A year of execution 

I have always had a hard time in getting my ideas to go from being a lightbulb over my head and into reality. But this year, I won’t just daydream about my ideas. I am going to do them.

Habari Gani? Imani!

Kwanzaa ends, fittingly, on the New Year! The seven principles of Kwanzaa are meant to be lived throughout the year, and the New Year is the perfect time to make a resolution to do so!

Habari Gani? Kuumba!

I was always taught to leave things in better condition than when I found them – and that’s what this 6th day of Kwanzaa is all about!

Habari Gani? Nia!

When you use your skills and interests to help solve community issues, you are stepping into your “purpose,” in terms of being a productive and proactive member of society. But for me, there are a few different layers to the concept of purpose.

Habari Gani? Ujamaa!

It’s important to help each other to get ahead by patronizing our own businesses and organizations whenever possible. I plan to make more of a commitment to this in the coming year, and I hope you’ll join me!