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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 ...

My Five Years with Natural Hair

Of being natural was October 11, 2014. I've been in the game for 5 years. Sometimes people ask me how long I've been natural so since last yearย I've decided to write a post dedicated to the anniversary of my big chop! Last year's 4th anniversary post is here. I Today I will share some hairstyles ...

Naturalista Files: Kimberly Elise

Actress Kimberly Elise stars in VH1's new dance series Hit the Floor. Every time I see her, I think of the movie Set it Off or this episode of Girlfriends. I LOVE GIRLFRIENDS!!!! Prior to Toni's departure but that's besides the point. She and her natural hair are fab!   See her pictures below! Photo Credit: David ...

Afro State of Mind

I just got this book {pictured above} in the mail this past Friday and I was PUMPED! Yep, the last book I read was President Obama's Dreams from my Father last August. Excellent read I highly recommend! I love books about African and African American history. I also love books about natural hair and the ...

Naturalista Files: Christina Anderson-McDonald

Model Christina Anderson-McDonald is a beauty! Who says you can't model with an Afro? I think her fro really makes her stand out. But maybe I'm bias, just maybe..lol Check her out below :-) Photo Source: Her Facebook page. Photo Source: Her website. Photo Source: Her Facebook page. Photo Source: The Fashion Spot Photo Source: Into the Gloss Photo Source: The ...

Naturalista Files: Teyonah Parris

Mad Men actress Teyonah Parris is gorgeous! I do not watch Mad Men, I will not fake the funk. My good friend is a huge fan of the show and she asked me to watch an episode with her one Sunday but I just couldn't get with it. However, I CAN get with Teyonah's natural ...