Summer Hair: Braided Up-do with Twists

Happy Friday! I am loving my natural hair this summer! My motto was to have fun with it and that's exactly what my stylist and I are doing. I've been doing a lot of different braiding styles based on various styles I've seen online. Below is my braided up-do with twists. It's similar to last year's ...

Things To Do in DC: Visit FREE Museums

Happy Wednesday! I feel so blessed to live in the DMV (DC, Maryland & Virginia area) because I have access to amazing & FREE museums in DC! I've been to New York a few times (here & here) and the museums are not free. In addition, some of them are underwhelming (like the MoCADA) and can't ...

Summer Hair: Crownbraids & Fishtail Braid

Happy Wednesday! Lately, I've been inspired  to experiment with different cornrow and braiding styles this summer. I found inspiration for my most recent crown braid style via Pinterest. I typed in the search box "Crown Braids with Natural Hair", something to that effect. Anyways, I came across this picture below. Pinterest Inspiration I showed my stylist @LondonsBeautii and ...

Happy Yourself Apparel

Happy Tuesday! Today I'm sharing this lovely t-shirt sent to me by Happy Yourself Apparel, a new company bringing you inspirational fashion and pop culture fun! I love a cute graphic tee and/ or sweatshirt. Especially if its black culture or African inspired. See the following posts to see what I mean: Cool Tees and Dope Sweatshirts. Black by Popular ...

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 ...