AFRAM Festival 2016

Happy Tuesday! This past weekend, I attended the two-day African American Festival in Baltimore aka AFRAM. This was my first time attending the annual festival. It takes places every July 4th weekend. I attended only because I signed up to be a volunteer at the National Museum of African Art's Culture Village inside the festival. Culture Village The cultural village ...

Hair and Outfit of the Day: #AFRAM Edition

Happy July! July just started but it's been an AWESOME start for me and I know it will only get better! Today I am sharing my new hairstyle and off shoulder top I got made. Deets below! Feeding Cornrows with Single Plaits Done by: London's Beautii My hair was a social media hit! My hairstylist posted this picture here and then ...

History of Republic Day in Ghana

Happy Friday and Happy Republic Day to all my fellow Ghanaians! It's Republic Day in Ghana. Last summer, I was in Kumasi, Ghana on Republic Day. I had never heard of the holiday before so I decided to ask my dad "What is Republic Day?" He knows a lot of history and he loves these type of questions! ...

Summer Trend Alert: Off Shoulder Styles

Happy Thursday! I am currently LOVING this off shoulder summer trend. These off shoulder tops and dresses are a summer must have. I know this style has been around for ages but I've recently noticed it A LOT this summer. Yesterday, I took some leftover cloth to my seamstress Janet. The left over cloth was from my Nsu ...

An Evening with Joe Thomas

Happy Friday! I had the pleasure of seeing RnB singer Joe Thomas LIVE in concert at the "legendary" major sideeye Howard Theatre in Washington DC. I enjoyed going down 90s memory lane to his smooth RnB classics. Musically, I  live in and for the 90s. Particularly 90s RnB and hip hop. I live for them both. I ...

Tales of An Accessories Addict: Loza Tam

Happy Memorial Day! Today's of Tales of An Accessories Addict featured product is perfect for these hot summer days ahead of us. Side note: I am so happy its hot now. Bring on the heat! Just as the last tales TAA feature, this product is also handmade in my homeland Ghana. Whoop whoop, one time for my ...