Recent Posts by ammamama

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 ...

The Black Love Experience (Press Release)

Omolayo Nkem Ojo Marketing & Press Manager     The Black Love Experience is back to celebrate the Washington DC area creative community through expressions of love and the arts.   “To call it a party, pop-up, concert, or gathering of any kind would be an understatement”     Washington, DC (January 4, 2016) - One of the largest gatherings of Black artists and ...

FreeTress Water Wave vs. FreeTress Wand Curl

Happy Monday! As you can read from the title, I tried out two different types of crochet hair from the FreeTress brand. I am sharing the pros and cons of each hair as well as which one I prefer. FreeTress Wand Curl https://www.instagram.com/p/BL3TZXZjlNC/?taken-by=allthingsammamama I purchased this hair from a beauty supply store in Bowie, Maryland (I don't remember the ...

5 Reasons You Must See Brandy LIVE

Happy Tuesday! I had the PLEASURE of seeing my childhood IDOL Brandy live the day before my birthday!!! As a little black girl growing up in the 90s, Brandy was my everything. I wrote her a letter, I never missed an episode of Moesha, I had all of her CDs (thanks to my brother Kofi who ...

Birthday Dinner at Swahili Village

Happy Monday! How convenient that this post would fall on  Kenya's Independence Day which I had no idea was today until this morning while scrolling my Instagram timeline. HAPPY Independence Day Kenya! Anywho, my bestie (pictured below) and I celebrated her 29th birthday at Swahili Village in Beltsville, Maryland. My bestie wanted to dine there and since ...

NEW video: #AmmaMamaHair-Natural Hairspiration 2016!

Happy Thursday! I've uploaded a new YouTube video on my channel sharing all my beautiful hairstyles that I've rocked this year. 2016 was a great year (hair wise). My natural hair has flourished, thanks to my protective styles and my hairstylist London's Beautii. Within this last year, I've learned to LOVE and truly appreciate my natural ...

My ESSENCE.com Feature

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope your day is blessed! I am thankful for 29 years of life which I celebrated on Monday (11/21). God is really good. Things keep on getting better and better for year 29, even though it's only been three days. I am looking forward to seeing what else God has up his sleeve ...

Hair Beads Inspiration (70s Inspired)

Happy Tuesday! I'm here for the beads, shells and braids trend that has resurfaced. It's been around for ages in the black community but Solange has brought it back to life in her recent video 'Dont Touch My Hair'. Just like she brought back the 90s patra braids/Poetic Justice braids trend a few years back. Photo: ...

Sunday Lunch at Little Kampala Grill

Happy Tuesday! I took my own advice from my blog post Fall Activities: Fun Things to Do In The Fall and  I tried a new restaurant with my bestie. We had lunch at Little Kampala Grill. A Ugandan restaurant in North Laurel, Maryland. I was anxious to try it it out because the reviews on Yelp and Facebook ...

Sweater Weather: Stay Woke

Happy Monday! Cheers to sweater weather. I hate winter but I do LOVE a cozy and CUTE sweater. I sure do. Especially black  empowerment sweaters. You know woke sweaters, black culture sweaters and sweaters with BLACK images on them! I love that ish. Every fall/winter I share my favs and this year is no different so let's ...