What exactly are you into? What is your business all about?
My Moms Goodness is about Faith, family & Food and most importantly, Learning to cook & serve with love
Please, can our readers get to know you?
My name is Sonya Walker owner of Essance, LLC after I decided to close my fashion boutique I had been praying on how to be a blessing to my family. One day my mom sent me a pic of all this food that she had cooked which turned out to be the newer to my Prayer.
My mom is a business owner and yet she always make time to cook for my us and others! So I prayed and was given the name My Moms Goodness…… to teach, empower, and encourage women to serve and to cook with love whether it’s for themselves or others!
What inspired you to get started?
When I saw the love that my mom put into cooking
What is your educational background?
I am a stylist and interior designer
What are your motivations?
My love for the Lord, and my family motivates me along with my love for beauty!
What advice do you have for other people who want to do this same thing?
Don’t follow money, follow your passions and the rest will come.
Where do you see yourself in the next 5 years?
I see myself with a Lifestyle Boutique, and a restaurant
Any present or future projects?
My future project is to empower women that while they are building brands to build themselves up!
What is the biggest challenge you’ve experienced in your business as a person of color?
I believe that one of my biggest challenges has been at times prejudices from our own race as well as other races. To have preconceived idea of who they think that I maybe without getting to know me or what I do.
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The seasons are changing and so should your breakfast! I decided to cook Shrimp & Grits sautéed in My Moms Goodness More than Oil and sprinkled some bacon on top! #breakfast #shrimp #grits #seasons #mymomsgoodness #homecooking #sharegoodness #farmersmarket #kitchen #cooking #family #food #faith #friends #family
Are you Married or Single?
How can we connect with you on social media?
What is your greatest accomplishment?
Besides family, ministering and empowering women at conferences, events, etc.
As a person of color, what advice will you give someone starting their own business or career?
Start small and build a good foundation, and make connections
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