Ugly Christmas Sweater Party (Friends Edition)

Happy Wednesday! This past weekend was my 2nd annual ugly Christmas sweater party with my girls. This was my second ugly Christmas sweater party in one week. Last Wednesday I hosted one with my family (see here). The party with my girls was perfect and we also incorporated a vision board party (see here). See our ...

Ugly Christmas Sweater Party (Family Edition)

Merry Christmas! *Ques* Jesus is the reason for the season! I hope you're having a lovely Christmas. This past Wednesday, I hosted my family's first ugly Christmas sweater party! Hopefully and God-willingly, it becomes a yearly tradition for us. I had fun and most importantly the kiddies (my nieces & nephews) did too! I ate WAY too ...

Brunch At Miss Shirley’s Cafe

Happy Wednesday! This past Sunday I went to Miss Shirley's Cafe in Annapolis, Maryland to celebrate my best friend's birthday. She is pictured below in the middle! Wake Up Your Taste Buds (Appetizers) Unfortunately, I did not take any pictures of the appetizers but I will tell you what we ordered and my thoughts on them. Funky Monkey Bread Cinnamon-Scented Pull-Apart ...

Crochet Braids with Freetress Water Wave Hair

Happy Monday! My hairstylist Darlynda recently installed some Crochet Braids for me last week. Instead of usingย Marley hair, she used the Freetress Water Wave Hair pictured below. I purchased 8 packs from Beauty 4 U. The Campus Way location only had seven packs left in color 2.ย  I purchased those last seven packs. Then I went to ...

How to Revive Dry Natural Hair this Winter

My hair has been going through it! I mean it has been seriously DRY and brittle. It's been a hot mess for a number of reasons listed below. I haven't been drinking much water and its showing in more ways than one. It's winter! Even though its not super cold yet, its definitely winter. The air is ...

6 Tips for Throwing An Ugly Christmas Sweater Party

You maybe wondering "What the heck do people do at an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party besides take cute pictures for social media (#InstagramFlex) and or snapchat?" Well, today on the blog I will share 6 tips for throwing an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party. See below! Work on vision boards! Photo Source: Huffington Post What better way to ...

The Nana Project

I had the pleasure of interviewing the Founder and Executive Director of The Nana Project, Kirstie Kwarteng. Please click here or play the video below to watch my interview with her. https://youtu.be/qk81ZszxZWc Kirstie is very passionate about preserving Ghana's rich history through the storytelling of Ghanaian elders. During my interview with her, she said the following: It's important ...