Dream Jobs: Bed And Breakfast Owner

At Akwaaba, Monique Greenwood turned her dream of owning a bed and breakfast into a thriving business throughout the Northeast.

Dream Jobs: Bed And Breakfast Owner
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Monique Greenwood had two dreams growing up: to become editor-in-chief of Essence magazine, and to run a bed and breakfast. After leaving Essence, she is now running a successful bed and breakfast chain full-time. She showed Newsy's Chance Seales around her dream job. Catch "Dream Jobs" during "The Why" on Mondays at 7 p.m. ET. Click here to check local listings.

Bread at 'A Baked Joint'

Dream Jobs: Family Bakery

The Velasquez family is a self-proclaimed bread family. So they opened A Baked Joint to make the good bread they couldn't find anywhere else.

Laurie Gillman and Chance Seales

Dream Jobs: Independent Bookstore Owner

Laurie has lived in Capitol Hill for 25 years. She felt like her neighborhood of readers was missing a good bookstore.