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Smell The Roses

Smell The Roses

By AP Rose
The Smell the Roses is hosted by AP Rose. She is a millennial trying to figure out life just like the rest of us. AP gives you her realest thoughts on life because it’s not all a box of chocolates or roses in her sense.
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Miami Vice
In this week's episode, we are talking about believing in yourself and your vision while continuing to wear you mask - #maskup Texans were told they don't have to wear masks anymore starting March 10th - WTF Abbott BBW (Black Business of the Week): @ashleyj93 - Learn how to flip pallets Sports: #UFC259 - #IsraelAdesanya (Stylebender), #AmandaNunes, and news on #KhamzatChimaev Handout A Rose: London - my frenemy, but a lovely bitch that barked her last bark #RIHLondon Check out the YouTube videos of the podcast: Smell The Roses Podcast
19:44
March 4, 2021
Texas Stay Strong & Warm
In this week episode, we are talking about the deadly freezing conditions in Texas - #TexasStrong We are frustrated about the freezing conditions, the state responses especially #TedCruz in Cancun Shoutout to #TurkeyLegHut, #SheilaJacksonLee, #ReliefGang, #TraeTheTruth, #TXSU, #BlackStoreInc, #MattressMack, and more for helping the communities in Texas BBW (Black Business of the Week): @awesomeliyou - Affordable leak-proof period panties Handout A Rose: @serenawilliams and @naomiosaka - two beautiful queens and legends Check out the YouTube videos of the podcast: Smell The Roses Podcast 
34:59
February 19, 2021
Snapchat Scandal
In this week episode, we are talking about Super Bowl LV, #SilhouetteChallenge, and Mardi Gras BBW (Black Business of the Week): @ermarosewinery - A boutique winery in Texas co-owned by Jessica Prothow Mental Health Tip: It's okay to not be okay Sports: Superbowl LV - Tom Brady is not the new GOAT  Rose's Thoughts: Black Girl Affirmations (Roots) available on YouTube and my Snapchat scandal Check out the YouTube videos of the podcast: Smell The Roses Podcast
24:32
February 10, 2021
Butter, Books, and Heaux Tales
This week episode we are talking about butter, books, and heaux tales BBW (Black Business of the Week): @bertrands_butter : Homemade butters Books: #TheArtAndScienceOfRespect , The Dark Side of The Light Chasers, How to Talk to Anyone 92 Littel Tricks...  Music: #JazmineSullivan #HeauxTales Rose's Thoughts: I'm a working girl now! Check out the YouTube videos of the podcast: Smell The Roses Podcast
22:16
January 26, 2021
Capitol BS
This week episode we are doing things a little different... BBW (Black Business of the Week): Shoutout to everybody Black. My beautiful Black woman and beautiful Black men. WTH on #CapitolHill #BussItChallenge Do you know what your crazy is? Pastor #LoriHarvey Check me out on all platforms  YouTube - Smell The Roses Podcast Instagram - @smelltherosespod Twitter - @STRosesPod
20:49
January 13, 2021
2020 Favorites w/ AP
This week episode we are talking about: AP's 2020 Favorites BBW (Black Business of the Week): @littleherbs.co @iam_dt #tricetrucking @theblackstoreinc @thereup_movement  2020 Favorites:  Album - #Kehlani #Itwasgooduntilitwasn't  Song - #EAT by @tobecallsmefat & #tobenwigwe ; #Melanin by #Ciara, #LaLa, #Lupita, & #TheCityGirls  Movie - #BlackIsKing #Beyonce Artist - #Giveon #BigMulatto  Book - The Twelve Shifts by #Jamilfrazier ; The Coldest Winter Ever by #SisterSouljah  Lyric - "We don't ride the wave, we create it" - FAT @tobecallsmefat  Podcast - #hoetohusbandpodcast @hoetohusbandpodcast  YouTube - #KevOnStageStudios @kevonstage  TV Show - #LovecraftCountry #Mandolorian  Keep checking back for when I start posting the YouTube videos of the podcast.
43:48
December 23, 2020
Thanksgiving, not really
This week episode we are talking about: Update on AP's life and career BBW (Black Business of the Week): @twistedgrilledcheese - "We look forward to making your heart melt with all of our cheesy goodness." Books/TV Shows/Music: #Mandalorian , #KevinHart new comedy special Health Tip: Your girl is almost at her mile goal! Rose's Thoughts: Update on my life since I got laid off due to COVID Keep checking back for when I start posting the YouTube videos of the podcast.
33:39
December 3, 2020
Lovecraft is Lit, but did you VOTE
This week episode we are talking about: BBW (Black Business of the Week): @weightonitapparel : Workout apparel and accessories company where their mission is to get you to aspire for more Books/TV Shows/Music: #LovecraftCountry  Health Tip: I've been consistently running, yall! Rose's Thoughts: My experience first time voting back in 2012, why we need to vote in 2020, and whatever the outcome as brother Kendrick says "We gon be alright" Keep checking back for when I start posting the YouTube videos of the podcast. Sponsorships: on for this episode
46:47
November 4, 2020
Dropping Gems for The #Culture
This week episode we are talking about legacy, purpose, and trying to send positivity with everything that is going on in this world. Featuring @miriteresa and @kampediachronicles. BBW (Black Business of the Week): @thebodybutters : All natural skincare is their business Books/TV Shows/Music: #CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers , #Gumby, #The Flash Health Tip: Get someone to help with accountability  Rose's Thoughts: We just talked about our thoughts and our usual run-on conversations that always have gems Keep checking back for when I start posting the YouTube videos of the podcast.
39:59
August 31, 2020
Meg, We Here For You
This week episode we are talking about Megan Thee Stallion and being Black women featuring @miriteresa, @kampediachronicles, and @fresh_since86 BBW (Black Business of the Week): Joilee's World  Books/TV Shows/Music: #ThePush, #TheProjectPower, #Mulatto, #TheChi  Rose's Thoughts: We understand #Meg  Keep checking back for when I start posting the YouTube videos of the podcast.
39:50
August 24, 2020
27
This week episode is a real one birthday. Shoutout to all my Leos BBW (Black Business of the Week): Rosette Enterprises (Vending Machine Business) Books/TV Shows/Music: American Vandal on Netflix Rose's Thoughts: I talk about being another year older and how I feel about turning 27 this year especially with COVID going on... Keep checking back for when I start posting the YouTube videos of the podcast.  #HappyBirthdayToMe #27 #Leo 
17:43
August 17, 2020
What is Your Name???
This week episode I'm talking about the meaning of name, Beyonce is King, and God is Good.  BBW (Black Business of the Week): WRLDINVSN (world-in-vision) - Clothing Brand Books/TV Shows/Music: The Watchmen and Black is King Rose's Thoughts: Whats the meaning of your name? I discuss the meaning of my first name, last name, and nickname Keep checking back for when I start posting the YouTube videos of the podcast. 
30:27
August 5, 2020
Don’t Buy Me A Birkin; Buy Me A Real Bra | Dealing With Hoes During COVID
This week episode has my BFF @peaceoftruth back! We rambled again about crazy stuff going from dealing with hoes during COVID to Victoria's Secret not fitting our bra size.   BBW (Black Business of the Week): @queenlyhaircare @im_just_key @iammag  Books/TV Shows/Music: @thephilomusic; Big Little Lies  Sports: Houston Dynamo, Sugarland Skeeters, and Russell Westbrook has COVID  Rose's Thoughts: Dealing with dating during COVID, thinking we'll be single forever, dating app stories
55:58
July 18, 2020
Malcom X, COVID Chipped Vaccine, Black Unity
We have been trying for years to record together so check out this episode with my BFF, @peaceoftruth and her sister, @kampediachronicles. BBW (Black Business of the Week): @mentedcosmetics - Lipstick, lipgloss,, vegan.... Music/TV/Books: "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty, "The Autobiography of Malcolm X" told by Alex Haley, Just Mercy  Sports: DASH, women's soccer team, first Houston sports team to play during pandemic Health Tip: COVID vaccine with chips, true or not??? Rose's Thoughts: We never got to Rose's Thoughts, the pizza came! :) 
45:23
July 6, 2020
Money, Cupcakes, and Being Black
With everything that is going in front of our eyes, I had to say something. So hope you enjoy.  BBW (Black Business of the Week): @Sweetsbyjazz - Cupcakes, cakes, and more....  Music/TV: Money Heist Health Tip: For real, I'm working out now Rose's Thoughts: My thoughts on the protests, being black, and tired of being tired...
26:00
June 12, 2020
It's Friday and I Aint Got...
This is a short episode or mini episode. I talked about what I'm going through during this quarantine life. BBW (Black Business of the Week): Shoutout to everyone still working during the virus and hope you stay safe Music/TV: Childish Gambino, Hunter x Hunter, Terrace House Health Tip: For real, for real workout Money Tip: Hope you got the $1200 I hope everyone stay safe out there. Become a better you while we are all stuck in quarantine. 
15:03
April 17, 2020
Can Exes Sill Be Friends?
Corona still here, but you can still have fun with your friends  FYI: The audio was messing up, but this is a great episode you do not want to miss. BBW (Black Business of the Week): @allprohtx - Auto detailing service  Music: Meg Thee Stallion, Jhene Aiko, and Money Man Sports: DeAndre Hopkins trade, Tom Brady, Drew Brees and Bridgewater Health Tip: Still work out during Corona Virus Money Tip: Check your investments during this pre-recession time Rose's Thoughts: Asking your ex questions. Let's see how it went (yikes face :| )
01:07:56
March 27, 2020
Doomsday
Corona is causing mahem and I'm still required to go to work Movie/TV Shows: Love is Blind, Love Wagon, Frozen 2, Hunter x Hunter Health Tip: Don't get scammed from fitness trainers  Money Tip: Review your bank statements Rose's Thoughts: Doomsday from Corona Virus - What would you do if today was the last day on earth?
26:06
March 17, 2020
Still Single in 2020
I'm back and Happy New Year!!! I talked a little about being single for the last 3 years and my goals that I set for 2020.  Movie/TV Shows: You (2nd season) , Cheer, Bad Boys III, Photograph, and Birds of Prey Health Tip: I just need to workout (blahhh) Rose's Thoughts: Happy Single Anniversary, Marriage, and 2020 Goals  This is a quick episode so hope you like it! 
24:55
February 20, 2020
She Get It From Her Mama
I have a special guest....its my mommy! We ask each other questions like the YouTube series, The Skin Deep, and it gets a little personal. Show segments below: BBW (Black Business of the Week) - J-Luvs Locs; Ms. Jocelynn specializes in sister locs. Her Facebook page is J-Luvs Locs located in Stafford, TX Show/Music: I went to see Sabrina Claudio and Jidenna in concert Health Tip: Get your Flu shot! - from my mom Rose's Thoughts: My mom and I ask each others questions that are personal and insightful, but ended with laughter and brought us even closer.  Please like the episode and leave comments. Check out my website at iamaprose.com. Also, I will be uploading videos of the podcast as well (I'll insert once I make a YouTube page) Instagram: @iamaprose Twitter: @AProse11 @STRosesPod Email: STRosesPod@gmail.com
35:47
November 18, 2019
Put On My Big Girl Panties (Bonjour)
I talk about my solo trip to Paris and London. Exploring a new country and my wild adventures at a London strip club.  Show segments below: BBW - Black Business of the Week: A-Rocket Movers Show/Music: Tobe Nwigwe aka Tobe from the SWAT Health Tip: Me Time Rose's Thoughts: My Paris/London Solo Trip Please leave comments and reviews. Check out my website at iamaprose.com Instagram: @iamaprose Twitter: @AProse11 @STRosesPod Email: STRosesPod@gmail.com
48:07
October 24, 2019
Nike WTF
This is a throwback Thursday episode which is actually the first episode I recorded. In this episode, I introduce myself and let the audience get to know me a little better. Show segments below: BBW - Black Business of the Week: Turkey Leg Hut Show/Music: Netflix show called "You" Health Tip: Detox or Juicing Rose's Thoughts: People complaining about Nike at work (rolling my eyes) Please leave comments and reviews. Check out my website at iamaprose.com Instagram: @iamaprose Twitter: @AProse11 @STRosesPod Email: STRosesPod@gmail.com
28:50
October 17, 2019