Did You Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas?

The clinical term for my mental condition since December 20 or thereabouts, is holidazed. Bellas and fellas, I’ve been caught up in the season and the workload that goes with it. So sorry I’ve disappeared. Every week brings new things-to-do that have been keeping me away from this here blog. The holidays are a time […]

RIP, Eartha Kitt

Man. I planned to do a special Afrobella Christmas post, and the day got swept away in a whirlwind of gifts and family phone calls. But I read this news and it knocked the wind out of my sails. The legendary Eartha Kitt has passed away at the age of 81, succumbing to a long […]

Last Minute Gifts, By Bellas For Bellas

In a perfect world, I would have posted this roundup of fabulous by bellas, for bellas items over a week ago. But as many of you know, the holidays can be insanely hectic. I feel like the white rabbit in Alice in Wonderland. I’m late! I’m late! I don’t know if you can still put […]

The Winners of the Brian McKnight & Ledisi Christmas CD Giveaway are….

Bellas, I hope all of you get what you want for Christmas. But I only have 5 CD sets to give away. And so without further ado, the winners are… Nolagirl Fleurzty Marcia Janet and T.O Congratulations, bellas!! If you read this, e mail me ASAP at bella@afrobella.com. I’ll be writing you myself, but either […]

The Winners of the Cantu and Charity Giveaway are…

I hosted some truly remarkable giveaways this year, but the Cantu giveaway might be the best one yet. Your answers were so inspiring and heartwarming — from those of you who work for or have started your own charity orgnizations to those of you who donate clothes, food, and time to those in your community, […]

5…Classic Christmas Covers

Christmas is here, and a whole new passel of singers are taking on the holiday classics we grew up listening to. Because who needs Donny Hathaway’s This Christmas when we’ve got… Chris Brown! I say SACRILEGE. Some Christmas classics need to stay classic. Still, there are some great updates on the Bing Crosby and Nat […]

The Afrobella Giveaway – Cantu and Charity

Tis the season to be giving, so let me get to getting with my latest giveaway! This is not the last Afrobella giveaway of the year, but it’s one of the last before Christmas. And it’s a line that many, many, many of you bellas have expressed love for — Cantu Shea Butter hair products! […]