I’ve never spent more than $100 on a pair of shoes before so I find this so ridiculous! Yet funny. Funny because who said it’s luxury? What makes a brand or an item luxurious?Granted, some things are made with better materials and style, buuuuuttt there are stores (including Payless!) and brands that are affordable (to me) […]Read more "Fake Luxury"
We all remember the Episode of Parks & Recreation where Donna, Tom and Ben spent the day treating themselves, right? No? Just me? Anywho, the objective was that you don’t need a lover to treat you. Don’t wait on others to splurge on your behalf. Do it for yourself! With enthusiasm and no hesitation. You […]Read more "Treat. Yo. Self."
I feel like I say this too often, but I’m back. Sorry for my long stay away! Tis life. Anywho, last month, I visited our nation’s capital for the second time. It’d been 10 years and I didn’t expect to be back so soon, but the presence of my auntie Lisa Marie Goodson prompted another […]Read more "Killing Like Twelve Birds With One Stone: How I Maximized a Two-Day Trip in D.C. pt.1"
BLK + GRN Happy Friday, fam! How are you?? I know I’ve been reposting a lot.. but, tis life. Deal with it. But really, summer has put so much life into me—keeping me productive and progressive—yet I do hope fall will let me recoup completely so I’ll have the energy to share more of my […]Read more "Black Every Friday: BLK + GRN"
For my Black family, if you must shop this holiday season, please seek out Black, small, local businesses to patronize. We need to support one another more than ever. When will we stop this insanity? Black Family, I’ve been stressing this fact for over 3 years incessantly. In order for our people to survive this […]Read more "Support Black Businesses This Holiday Season [a reblog]"
article via eurweb.com Back in 2007, a Nigerian businessman Taofick Okoya struck gold you could say when he founded the “Queens of Africa” doll line with the motto: “Empowering the African gi… Source: TOYS: Nigeria’s “‘Queens of Africa” Dolls Are Coming to AmericaRead more "Nigeria’s “‘Queens of Africa” Dolls Are Coming to America"