IT HAS BEEN A MINUTE! I MISSED YOU GUYS!

Hi everyone! It has been such a busy time for me. I am really excited about everything going on in my life right now. Today I want to share two exciting things with you. FIRST THING: I have launched a podcast! Vibin’ With Tonza is a podcast about LIFE, LOVE & EMPOWERMENT! I am greatly […]

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President of the "Bitter Bitches" Club

I recently learned that I had been bestowed the honor of serving as President of the “Bitter Bitches” Club. Ironically the person that had taken on the responsibility of looking for the perfect candidate never bothered to let me know that I was being considered for such a prestigious position. Therefore it should come as […]

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A Closer Look at Tonza D. Ruffin

As I enter 2020 I am looking for new ways to engage in conversation and share more of my “Perfect Bomb A$! Life” (read the post before commenting on the title 🙂 ) with you all. This video is the first step in that direction. I hope you enjoy! Much Love, Tonza

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Tonza D. Ruffin

I am a single mother, daughter, and attorney living in Bertie County, a small town in Eastern North Carolina. Growing up I moved back and forth between the Bronx and Bertie County,  so my personality is a little bit city and a little bit country (although I prefer the term southern). After being back in […]

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The "ATL"

In 1999 when I packed my bags (actually now that I think of it I really did not do much packing. My family was so mad when they came to move me because they kept telling me to have my ish together.) and said goodbye to Atlanta I did not experience an overwhelming sense of […]

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A Love Letter to Myself

What a GREAT WAY TO START A SUNDAY MORNING! Check out “A Love Letter to Myself” by guest blogger TAKIYA LEWIS, ESQ. You have to remember who you are, what you want and what you deserve.  Sometimes what we want isn’t what God wants for us.  Walking away from it may be hard, it may […]

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Behind the Scenes of My Perfect "Bomb A$%" Life

Happy Holidays! Two days left and we will all be gathering around the tree, drinking hot cocoa in our matching Christmas pajamas, and exchanging gifts as we instruct Alexa to stream holiday music throughout our wonderfully decorated homes. Real talk…The scenario I just described is only a figment of my imagination. At least as it […]

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Who Would Have Known That Phoenix, Arizona Would Forge a Place in My Heart

When I walked through the streets of downtown Phoenix I felt like I belonged. I felt free. I felt as though I had finally found my landing spot (I felt this feeling when I was surfing in Maui many years ago too! LOL!). Anywho enough about my deep feelings for Phoenix. I wanted to take […]

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BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

It’s here! My published short story, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, is now available for purchase through the Kindle Store and it only cost $1.99. I wrote this series of short stories because I wanted to do my part to continue the conversation about domestic violence. I must say my inspiration came from a woman that I […]

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Charleston, SC – “Traveling Thanksgiving” Adventures

As we walked through the historic district in Charleston, South Carolina, admiring the beautiful homes, I could just imagine myself sitting on the front porch sipping a mint julep. Spending Thanksgiving with the “Original Divas” was a blast. If you enjoy food, history, and beautiful homes, you need to add Charleston, South Carolina to your […]

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HOLIDAY BUNDLE

LOOKING FOR A UNIQUE STOCKING STUFFER? SAVE MONEY BY ORDERING PIECES OF ME AND GREGARIOUS GABBY TOGETHER! THROUGH DECEMBER 24, 2019 PAY ONLY $20.00 FOR BOTH BOOKS. SIMPLY ENTER CODE BUNDLE AT THE END OF YOUR PURCHASE AND YOUR DISCOUNT WILL AUTOMATICALLY BE CALCULATED! MUCH LOVE, TONZA

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