My Miss America is Black

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Did you watch the Miss America pageant? Just half an hour ago, a new Miss America was crowned. Miss Virginia, Caressa Cameron! Read that Washington Post article for details! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjwUyvFzXjU The beautiful Ms. Cameron now joins a list of seven — now eight — African American Miss America winners in history. PBS offers a fascinating […]

Bare Escentuals Buxom Babes Giveaway!

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Shopaholics are SERIOUS about their business. When a hot store announces a sale, a dedicated shopaholic is the first one to tell all their friends. When an incredible new product launches, y’all are the first to know! So my shopaholic bellas — put this on your radar. Tonight at 11 p.m. through 1 a.m. on […]

The Fiercest Barbie You’ve Seen Thus Far

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I’ve thrown a little shade at Barbara Millicent Roberts — better known as Barbie — over the years. But that isn’t because I don’t LOVE Barbie’s style and wish I too could have a pink Caddy, dream house, and a veritable battery of lucrative and fun occupations. I’ve just had a hard time finding a […]

500 in 50 – Red Pump Project, Let’s GO!

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I continue to be amazed and impressed by my friend Luvvie. She’s co-founder of The Red Pump Project. She’s holding down one of the funniest corners of the internet at Awesomely Luvvie. She speaks her soul at Luvv Divine. She was just specially invited to be on a humor panel at BlogHer 2010 (OMG, that’s […]

Get In My Shoes!

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I can be astoundingly picky when it comes to photographs of myself. I. Love. This. Photo. It was taken by amazing photographer Dan Chen, for an upcoming project that I am SUPER excited about (but can’t share with y’all just yet, but I can’t wait to tell you about!) BTW, I mentioned this fabulous top […]

Corinne Bailey Rae’s The Sea = Amazing

The new album by Corinne Bailey Rae, The Sea, hits stores today! Click here to buy it — as you may expect, it is both lovely and amazing. Corinne taps into some deep emotions with her lyrics, but her vocals remain as restrained and sweet as ever. And I sincerely appreciate that about her. In […]

Bobbi Brown is Pretty Powerful

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Two weeks or so ago, Bobbi Brown and I were chit-chatting back and forth via Twitter. I said Hey Bobbi — What are your beauty predictions for 2010? What will be the hot new look (esp for brown skinned beauties) in this year? And she said Bella, you should Look for pops of color in […]