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 ...

Africans Gone Natural Launches #BornKinkyDealWithit Campaign

Happy Saturday!! AfricansGoneNatural LLC announced their new #BornKinkyDealWithit Campaign, a mission which aims to encourage the acceptance of Natural hair around the world. The campaign will target women with natural hair and women transitioning to natural hair around the world in an effort to raise awareness of the Natural Hair Movement and empower women all over the ...

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 ...

Tales of An Accessories Addict: Loza Tam

Happy Memorial Day! Today's of Tales of An Accessories Addict featured product is perfect for these hot summer days ahead of us. Side note: I am so happy its hot now. Bring on the heat! Just as the last tales TAA feature, this product is also handmade in my homeland Ghana. Whoop whoop, one time for my ...

My First Time as An Aso Ebi

Happy Monday and Happy May! Yesterday, I had the pleasure of being an Aso Ebi for an aunt/family friend (pictured below) celebrating her birthday! She was having a thanksgiving service at her church. She asked my sister (pictured below) and I to celebrate with her in giving thanks to God for adding another year to her life. Along with ...

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 ...

Meet My Seamstress Janet

Happy Monday! I have been asked a few times online and in person who sews my African print clothing, see below. My blog stats below inform me that many people visit or read my blog particularly for my posts about African attire or Kente cloth. It pleases me to know that I am a reliable source for ...