When the timeline of your life reads like that of Bishop T. D. Jakes, Sr., there is reason to pause. He has impacted millions of lives through his ministry, music, books, philanthropic work, films and testimony. After 35 years of serving the people, Mrs. Serita A. Jakes, The Potter’s House of Dallas and T.D.J. Enterprises decided it was time to celebrate his journey thus far. Needless to say, I was thrilled and humbled when my favorite Dallas family called on me and the DVLW team to help them celebrate in style.read more »
Archive for November, 2012
I recently had a chance to sit down with Weddings in Houston and talk about how this journey of love evolved for me. The editor penned me as “The Queen of Color” and I must say – I really like the sound of that!
I consider myself incredibly optimistic but having survived as a business owner for so many years, there are few occurrences that surprise me. That is until I received a call from Desiree Rogers from Ebony Magazine while in Hawaii producing Tichina Arnold’s wedding. She personally called to congratulate me on making the Inaugural Ebony Power 100 List. Needless to say, I was beyond surprised – more like shell-shocked!read more »
I will be returning to the Inspire Smart Success Experience (ISSE) in Riviera Cancun December 3-6, 2012 with a new bikini to join my friend Stacie Francombe, Preston Bailey and the amazing Mike Colon for a few days of learning on Mexico’s famous Riviera Maya coast. The make-up of the wedding industry is evolving although not as quickly as I would like. I love diversity and I know that the rainbow of talents that make up the Diann Valentine Living Well team creates an atmosphere in which we can all bring our different gifts, talents, cultural differences, eclectic styles and varying artistic disciplines to create some pretty magical moments. So I’m offering you a unique opportunity!read more »