[MY] Year in Review: A Fabulous 2014

What an amazing, wonderful and fabulous year 2014 has been. The only thing better may be what 2015 has to offer... big plans ahead! Thank YOU for being a part of this ride with me and for your love, loyalty and support. Enjoy the photo gallery which highlights the past twelve months. Happy New Year. XO

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Cynthia Bailey on RHOA, Rumors and More...

E. Vincent Martinez & Cynthia Bailey

Last Spring I had the pleasure of sitting down with Cynthia Bailey and we talked and talked and talked! Real Housewives of Atlanta, modeling, the Bailey Agency... it's all in there. Watch Now! Subscribe to fashionadoTV and be among the first to see our features. 

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RHOA Cynthia Bailey: The Interview

The interview was as "real" as it gets. Cynthia Bailey was very comfortable and in a chatty mood. So what did we talk about? Everything! Cynthia was candid with her feelings about her husband Peter Thomas, her crazy life as a reality tv star, NeNe Leakes, The Bailey Agency and a whole lot more. She addressed rumors and concerns over Real Housewives of Atlanta, health issues and the world of modeling. *WATCH Cynthia Bailey: The Interview on fashionadoTV.

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Cynthia Bailey gets Real

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What

didn't

we talk about? A twenty minute interview rolled into an hour of extremely candid conversation with model, mentor and reality TV star

Cynthia Bailey

. The self-proclaimed workaholic has also become an inspiration for a younger generation. Cynthia shared stories, dispelled rumors and gave whole-hearted advice on a range of topics. From her modeling career to opinion about the lack of 'color' on the runways, from RHOA craziness to her friendship with NeNe Leakes. Also, about her marriage with Peter Thomas, her fabulous new doll, [her public] health and fitness issues, the Bailey Agency, etc etc...

Yep, a lot.

 If it weren't that Cynthia had to pick her daughter up from school, we might still be talking! Cynthia gave such a passionate and genuine interview. Tears at times. Followed by laughs and later high-fives.

*Watch the entire interview next month on fashionadoTV.

Make sure and get Cynthia's book

Carry on Baggage

, available on

Amazon

.

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Cynthia Bailey's Miss Renaissance Pageant

Cynthia Bailey crowns a new Queen: Miss Renaissance Pageant 2013

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Empowerment. Confidence. Intelligence. These are just a few words used to brand the

Miss Renaissance Pageant

created by Cynthia Bailey. The Real Housewives of Atlanta star proudly presented the second annual event last night to a standing room crowd. The love and support for the 70 contestants was overwhelming, which was kind of the point - evidence and validation of a job well done. And from the heart.

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 There were five categories of contestants separated by ages ranging 5 -18 years old.

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Last year's Queens. That's [the first] Miss Renaissance in the red. Selena Hairston. They were all very gracious, polite and personable. Qualities becoming of young ladies in their position. I know Cynthia is very proud.

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This year, for the first time, a "Little" Miss Renaissance [ages 5-6] was crowned. The winner, who was so adorable you could just gobble her up, was Jai Lee

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A new Queen is crowned...

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... standing the tallest, proudest, most sincere and so lovely, Miss Renaissance 2013, Taylor A. Williams. Congratulations. 

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Their personalities were as rich as the color of their dresses. ALL the ladies have plenty to contribute to the world. Cynthia Bailey is doing her part by paying it forward and providing these girls and young ladies with a head start.

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It was a pleasure and an honor to judge Miss Renaissance. It was a difficult task but if the saying "everyone's a winner" ever meant anything, this was it! Fellow blogger, judge and superstar

Tammie Reed

of

Talking with Tami

and I had a blast!

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Miss Utah USA; yikes!

AWKWARD: Miss Utah USA Fumbling Pageant Question Goes Viral

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This is painful to watch.

Miss Utah USA

,

Marissa Powell

, messed up, big time during the Q&A portion of the Miss USA Pageant last night. Shortly into her response, she realized it, but it was too late for her to save. The twittersphere has been hateful, as sadly expected. I can only imagine the level of anxiety when you're a finalist, all eyes are upon you, and your answer can cost you everything. No judgement here. The winner btw, who no one is talking about, is Erin Brady, congrats!

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RHOA, Kanye & Kim, De Niro and more...

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Gurl!

Mims ain't holding back.

Evelyn Mims

tells it as she see it on her show

Mims the Word

. She gives her 2 cents on the RHOA's new season which premiered yesterday and shares her thoughts on Kanye & Kim, Schwarzenegger and Robert De Niro. Mims the Word,

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on

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