I’m Judging You: A Fashionable Side-Eye that Provides a Dose of Good for the Soul

Would it kill labels and retailers to make clothes for women of all shapes and sizes? The afterthought of “curvy” collections at most retailers is insulting; the lines lack inspiration and fit. ~Luvvie Ajayi, Author | Side-Eye Curator~ Luvvie Ajayi is the author of I’m Judging You: The Do-Better Manual that I am celebrating! SheContinue reading “I’m Judging You: A Fashionable Side-Eye that Provides a Dose of Good for the Soul”

Batter & Berries of Chicago, IL: A Slice of Heaven

If you have not experienced Chicago between June and September, figure out how to do so immediately.  Google can help with this.  Summer in Chicago is the best, especially brunch. When you arrive in Chicago, your first full morning should include Batter & Berries.  I was told about this place several months before experiencing itContinue reading “Batter & Berries of Chicago, IL: A Slice of Heaven”

The Head Wrap: It’s Here to SLAY

Whoa!  Is She Wearing a Head Wrap?  Celebrities tend to make people stop and look, so I say kudos to Alicia Keys for embracing the Head Wrap.  The Head Wrap, with Sub-Sahara African origins is back on everyone’s radar, a fashion phenomenon in today’s society, especially here in the United States and has a holdContinue reading “The Head Wrap: It’s Here to SLAY”

My Summer Sixteen Jewel: Meet Chelsea

Inside of my head… I was born in October, but I am a summertime lady. I love warm weather! I love being hot! I don’t mind glistening due to a slight sweat. Give me 85 degrees, hardwood floors, a house with sheer linen over large open windows, and a nice breeze moved by strong trees. I’ll take a fan if it’s on the ceiling to keep me cool.  I’ll take a glass of the finest sangria, thank you. That is what I call summer magic… Also, I need a hat… I think I need a hat.

An Ode to The African Fada

The African Fada is comedic relief for many people today due to the greatness of the interwebs.  One of my favorite comedians that delivers life with an African Fada is Godfrey.   (Side Note: Fada is Father, with the accent of my father applied.)   When I tell my friends stories now about what I believeContinue reading “An Ode to The African Fada”

Self Care MUST Include FUN

Hi! I am stressed many hours of the day, but it disguises itself as motivation to achieve.  Thank God.  Anyhoo, there are moments when I realize that I am actually stressed, and it is usually when I become extremely hard to communicate with.  So much so that I don’t even understand myself.  That’s when IContinue reading “Self Care MUST Include FUN”