Black Art and My Art Collection

Happy Thursday! Today I'm sharing my favoring artist on Instagram. I love black art because it looks likes me.  I love African art because it represents my culture and history! Art imitates life and I am so happy to see a reflection of myself in black and African art.   I am starting with Eeni who is a fictional ...

#AmmaMamaHair: Spring Natural Hairspiration

Happy Thursday! Today I will be sharing some of my favorite spring 2017 hairstyles that I've rocked. See below for pictures and details. All styles were done by @londonsbeautii and the hair accessories (beads, wire and cowrie shells) are from @londonsbeautiiaccessories. Her hands are magic and she never fails me! She's been styling my hair since ...

Cute AF Statement Tees

Happy Tuesday! Spring is coming, I think. This DMV weather is fickle. Anywho, I wanted share some cute statement tees here on the blog. I am no stranger to statement tees and sweatshirts. I love them. See my past blog posts below! Cool Tees Dope Sweatshirts Happy Yourself Apparel Sweater Weather: Stay Woke So let's get into ...

The Black Love Experience IV- #BLACKLOVEDC Recap

Happy Wednesday!! The Black Love Experience was last Saturday and it was LIT. The fourth annual event (it takes place every February) showcases black creatives and UNIFIES black people because BLACK LIVES MATTER and so do BLACK CREATIVES!  As a BLE ambassador, I had the pleasure of taking over the @blackloveexperience Instagram for the entire event and it was ...

My First Photoshoot of the Year with iN11VIEWS

Happy Thursday!!! I had the pleasure of shooting with photographer Tenneal of in11Views. Below is the tea on in11Views. Journaling dope women in action + in view. A natural light, portrait-focused photography company, based in Maryland (Washington DC area), chronicling women I admire and those on which I seek to shine a light.  I capture special moments, including home ...

Be Vocal: 5 Tips to Stand Up For Yourself

Happy Motivation Monday! You can read last week's Motivation Monday post here. Today I am sharing tips on how to be vocal and stand up for yourself. I've learned from personal experience that people only look out for themselves. Many adults do not treat people as they would like to be treated. We teach children to do that ...

London’s Beautii Accessories

Happy Friday! Today's Tales of An Accessories Addict feature is London's Beautii Accessories. I'm sharing below the beautiful pieces from this online accessories store! Beads Gold Set Beads White Set Beads Beaded Crowns https://www.instagram.com/p/BPs8slJDvzB/?taken-by=londonsbeautiiaccessories Cowrie Shells from Ghana Loc Cuffs https://www.instagram.com/p/BPdDST0Dq-Y/?taken-by=londonsbeautiiaccessories https://www.instagram.com/p/BPVl42eF5wK/?taken-by=londonsbeautiiaccessories https://www.instagram.com/p/BO-NlcsjWqw/?taken-by=londonsbeautiiaccessories https://www.instagram.com/p/BO5EAXGDtM7/?taken-by=londonsbeautiiaccessories https://www.instagram.com/p/BPqDiIijSJJ/?taken-by=londonsbeautii Photo Credit: @in11views London's Beautii Accessories Instagram Email: londonsbeautii@gmail.com All hairstyles and pieces done by @LondonsBeautii! Thanks for reading! ~Amma Mama

6 tips on Practicing Self-Love

Happy Motivation Monday! Practicing self-love is an ongoing process for many (including myself). It consists of being kind to yourself and loving yourself unconditionally, flaws and all. It’s difficult to love others when you don’t love yourself. In today's post, I am sharing six tips below on how to practice self-love. Be kind to yourself. Cut out ...

The Black Love Experience 2017- BE THERE!

Happy Tuesday and Happy New Year! Today's post is all about the #BlackLoveExperience aka #BlackLoveDC. This glorious event takes place every February and is a Nubian Hueman Boutique production. I attended and worked this event February 2015 (peep my throwback pic below). My full recap with more pictures can be found here. Black Love Experience 2015 part ...