change of plans

My sister and I were supposed to debut our all natural desserts this weekend at the Simmer Down Picnic, but you know. Weather. We thought we’d be up all night Friday, prepping and baking and taking turns washing dishes, but we were informed that the event was rescheduled -_- [for Sunday, September 13th if you […]

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Black Every Friday: Fiveology

So I used to [barely] know Andrew Tyree from the masterful spoken word group Fiveology back during my mini “modeling” stint, hanging out at Cal State Dominguez and living in Inglewood. [It’s ok to namedrop now that they’re officially famous, right? haha!] I’d met him at a couple talent shows and then again at The […]

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week 34 \\ 2015

kinda riding the same wave from last Wednesday’s word.. Short story made shorter for the sake of blogging: I have a friend who is also an artist. She’s been making jewelry since before I knew her and it’s lovely. Anyhoo, she posted this: If your friend has a business, you should be the first customer. […]

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I caught Herman’s House one afternoon on World Channel [a local channel where I am so I’d check my local listings before paying to watch it.] I almost took a pass because the opening scene broke my heart; I was in a pretty decent mood and just didn’t feel like stirring any glum emotions. Plus I […]

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Black Every Friday: Black Women, Don’t Get Bamboozled

Black Women Don’t Get Bamboozled: White/Non-Black Hair Companies Are Now Trying to Peddle Black Women Natural Hair Products. I’m so disappointed with Carol’s Daughter! I used this brand religiously when I returned natural and now.. I just can’t. L’oreal tho? Really?! Oyin Handmade, Shea Moisture, Kinky-Curly and Thank God It’s Natural are a few of my favorite Black-owned hair care brands […]

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