Currently on Rhonda B Hodge.com

28 Days of SELF~LOVE (Day 10)

It’s Friday! It’s Friday! It’s Friday! Time to show some SELF~LOVE with Friday Flowers. Cut flowers bring freshness, and a sense of calm and relaxation to our living and work spaces.

28 Days of SELF~LOVE (Day 9)

Every January when it's freezing outside and I'm snug in my onesie inside, it's hard to envision the impending spring that comes and warms the soil in my garden.

28 Days of SELF~CARE (Day 8)

It's Wednesday. It's Wednesday. It's Wednesday - AKA "Hump Day!" Time to take a deep breath and access the week thus far and make plans for how we will best spend the

28 Days of SELF~LOVE (Day 7)

It's Oscar month! When's the last time you've been to the movies? For me it had been a long time - a couple of years and before that a couple years more.

28 Days of SELF~LOVE (Day 6)

Six days in and I hope that you've picked up a few nuggets and words of encouragement to show yourself some SELF~LOVE. What's on my mind for today is a "theme song" for your life.

28 Days of SELF~LOVE (Day 5)

Words matter! We all know that, right? We were taught this as kids - probably at our mother's knees or kindergarten or certainly by early elementary school.

28 Days of SELF~LOVE (Day 4)

February is a busy month for birthdays in my circle. Today marks the second birthday of two of my sisters. Rosiland's birthday was yesterday. Marian's is today.

28 Days of SELF~LOVE (Day 3)

Let's celebrate our HEARTS. Let's take care of them! Let's encourage others to do the same.

28 Days of SELF~LOVE (Day 2)

I love my elders. They don't have to be related to me by blood or marriage either! I just love people who have more rings in their tree of life than I do.

28 Days of SELF-LOVE (Day 1)

Wow, one month into a new year and on to the month known for the best four letter word - EVER. What better time to focus on LOVE - self-love!

Popular on Rhonda B Hodge.com

Super Foods Green Smoothie

By special request, here's my recipe. Please note that this is a guide. Some of my best smoothies are made with ingredients that I have on hand on the counter or in the fridge.

Pampered Hands

Our hands are two special appendages with which we greet the world with a handshake, a friendly wave, a pat on the back or a tender and reassuring hug. Yet, they are so often neglected in the

D.I.V.A. at Memphis Street Academy

Excellent GOOD NEWS Story about my friend and mentor ShalenaDiva Broaster and her D.I.V.A. Passion for investing in herself and others. So often we focus on the negativity that is

Rosemary Green Beans with Smoked Turkey

This recipe was created for a local garden shop as an idea on how to use Rosemary (the Herb of Remembrance) in a dish. They have become a family favorite.

Hope – without it we have nothing!

A few of weeks ago I was talking to my neighbors - an older couple who are as sweet and caring as they can be. We've been neighbors for eight years and watch out for each

Grilled Salmon with Couscous and Wedge Salad

Salmon is a versatile fish which is high in protein and low in calories and saturated fat. It is also a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which offers a range of health benefits. It's taste is mild and tender which lends it to a variety of recipe preparations.

Road Trip Power Salad

Marvelously Fit and Fine in 31 Days.It's going to be a challenge, I know when traveling on vacation, but it can be done!

When a Neighbor Dies

We live in a diverse and usually quiet neighborhood. Most people pretty much keep to themselves, going and coming out of their doors, driveways and garages with only the customary wave or nod of the head.

Confession time … I ran away from home.

Once upon a time there was a woman who was a wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend, newspaper reporter and micro-business owner. She had come to a crossroads as to what to do next in her life.

27 Years and Counting

On August 10, 1985, Victor Troy Hodge and Rhonda Lynn Bellamy said, “I do” surrounded by nearly 150 family members and friends.

wife, mother, sister, friend. Business owner, writer, photographer. Yes, it's a lot but life is full of opportunites and we should take full advantage of them.
Scripture Memory Verse:
SMV: Commit your actions to the LORD, and your plans will succeed. Prov 16:3