A Quarter Life Crisis

Happy Monday! So today's post is all about my quarter life crisis experience in a African home. I was asked by fellow blogger Nana Ashanti (check out her blog My Love Letter To Africa) to collaborate with her and three other African bloggers in discussing our experiences. When some young African women reach 25, they start to ...

Crochet Braids FAQ {Part Deux}

Happy Monday! Today's post is part 2 of my previous Crochet Braids FAQ. Below are the questions I've been asked a lot lately and they're not mentioned in the first Crochet Braids FAQ.   1.  Can you swim with this hair? You can but I think it will be a hot, tangled and matted mess afterwards.  This ...

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 year 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 ...

My First Zukossa Video!!

#MamaIMADEIt!!! Lol okay Maybe I exaggerated a little bit but check out the video below and then I'll explain myself :-) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVHDbzu7V1o&list=UU1_Z_qfDCAJgGa3csyLyM6A Song: Bruk It Down by Mr. Vegas You see me in the all black??? I made it...lol I have been shaking my booty at Zumba since 2012. However, what you see above is not Zumba but Zukossa! What's ...

High School Student Kwasi Enin Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RuwduhLLmrk New York Daily News: He has a straight-A average. He scored in the 99th percentile on his SAT. And he’s a shot putter, viola player and a cappella singer. Meet Kwasi Enin, the boy genius from Long Island who’s been accepted into all eight Ivy League schools. His extraordinary achievement was the talk of the education world ...

Naturalista Files: Maame Adjei

Photo Credit: TJ Lesta So just as last week's Naturalista Files: MaameYaa Boafo, Maame Adjei also stars in an African City. My new favorite web series!!! :-)  I had been following both ladies on Instagram way before the show. I discovered Maame Adjei through Black Girl Long Hair last summer when she was featured as ...

Also known as a "Bantu Knot Out". Potato, patata. Anywho, I did them again. I was itching to do them since the last time. I used the exact same products. As I Am Naturally Twist Defining Cream, Jamaican Black Castor Oil {used to seal my ends and unravel my twists} and good old H2O. My ...