Does Ghana Still Need Its Slave Castles?

Thank God for Mr. Swan's African American Studies class in the 12th grade circa 2004. It truly inspired me to learn more about Ghana's rich history, the good AND the bad. The discussion of Cape Coast Slave Castle came up right before we watched the film entitled Sankofa. The Cape Coast opening scene from the 1993 ...

Turning 28 and Feeling Old

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Birthdays are a great time for reflecting, goal setting and thanksgiving.  Do You Feel Old? This past Saturday (11/21) I turned 28! My mom asked me if I was feeling old. Birthday card from my Bopz. I told her no and anyone else that asked me that. I don't. I just feel VERY BLESSED. "Old" is ...

Scion Restaurant Review

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Today's post is an Out 'N' About post. It's a Scion Restaurant review. Drink Poinsettia (Glass) Individual glass of champagne with cranberry juice It was so good I ordered a second glass. It also left me with a nice buzz. I was all tingles and giggles. The kind of buzz I like. Starter Potato Nachos Breakfast Potatoes Smothered with ...

How To: Crown Twist on Blow Dried Natural Hair

Happy Monday! I am back with my first You Tube tutorial Tutorial: Crown Twist On Blow Dried Natural Hair! Check it out below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=16rUt0z3cHY I hope someone finds it helpful! I get asked about my Celie Twists A LOT! I won't be doing a lot of hair tutorials because shoot I need help..lol However, I feel confident doing a tutorial for ...

7 Stores to Shop for UGLY Christmas Sweaters

Happy Tuesday and Happy November!!!! It's November 3rd so that means it's almost Christmas *ques* Boyz II Men- Let It Snow and 2015 is just about over. The stores and malls already have some Christmas decor up and I even heard one store playing Christmas music which is a little too soon. At least wait until ...