Web Series Wednesday: The Name Project

Happy Web Series Wednesday! I really enjoying this web series entitled The Name Project. According to the director Antoinette Brock: The Name Project seeks to understand how our names shape our character and the role it plays in our identity. Some reflect our cultural backgrounds. Others are indicative of our parents’ values, interest and ideologies. We all have a name, ...

Dining at Founding Farmers

Happy Tuesday! Today's post features my favorite restaurant Founding Farmers. It's a lovely restaurant to dine outdoors at especially during the spring and even during the summer (when it's not too hot). Founding Farmers has three locations in the DMV, see here. I prefer the Potomac location to the DC location because parking is convenient and free, the restaurant is less ...

Lunch at Eggspectation

Happy Friday! It's getting warmer and warmer in the DMV. I am so happy! As a result, you can expect more Out 'n' About posts, God willing. I like to take full advantage of the warm weather mainly by walking around outside, acting like a tourist and going to free outdoor events. Somewhere in that list you ...

Web Series Wednesday: Buy Black for 30

Happy Web Series Wednesday! I am enjoying this new docuseries Buy Black for 30 on Black & Sexy TV. I'm already supporter of this network (i.e That Guy and Becoming Nia). Buy Black for 30 focuses on couple (and founders of Black & Sexy TV) Dennis Dortch and Numa Perrier's 30 day challenge to spend money ...

Meet My Hairstylist Darlynda

Happy Monday! Today's post is all about my hairstylist Darlynda. That's her pictured below and she did her goddess faux locs in this picture. https://www.instagram.com/p/BJOkcBEgEwS/?tagged=londonsbeautiifauxlocs She's been styling my hair ever since I was relaxed, she even big chopped my hair for me in 2009 and she's been styling my natural hair ever since. I think she began doing my ...

59th Ghana Independence Day!!

Happy Independence Day to all my Ghanaians! This is my 3rd Ghana Independence Day post. I am happy to be back at it again for another year. Today's post is all about my 2015 trip to Ghana  or #AmmaMamainGhana. I wasn't aware of how much my Ghanaian culture influenced my blog content until recently. And it wasn't ...

The Alaffia Journey

Happy Wednesday! Bloggers/Vloggers Jouelzy, Shameless Maya, Hey Fran Hey and GangStarrGirl traveled toSokodéSokodé, Togo to learn  about Alaffia and its fair trade business. Photo Source: Shameless Maya @mayasworld   Alaffia Photo Source: @4cHairChick Alaffia works to advance gender equality and alleviate poverty through the fair trade of natural skin care products such as Shea Butter, Coconut Oil and Black Soap ...