Another Special Giveaway, Thanks to Olay!

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Bellas…WOW what a week this has been. My parents are in town, so between entertaining them and being the best Chicago tour guide I can be, I’ve been preparing for the launch of Afrobella Radio. So please forgive me for the lack of fresh posts this week. Can I make it up to you with […]

Tune In to Afrobella Radio THIS THURSDAY!


I’ve been teasing folks about having a big announcement, and finally I can share the big news! Bellas, fellas – on Thursday I’m beginning an exciting new chapter. Afrobella Radio!! Afrobella Radio will be the weekly on-demand airwaves embodiment of all things Afrobella – natural women, engaging and enlightening discussion, and insight about hair, beauty, […]

Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Advanced Anti-Aging Body Wash Giveaway!


It’s been hours, and my skin is still irresistably soft, not a dry spot or a flake in sight. Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Advanced Anti-Aging Body Wash is a bath product that offers the rest of your body the kind of moisturizing, anti-aging decadence that your face is so normally used to recieving. And I […]

Five Ways to Celebrate the Life of Michael Jackson


Do you remember where you were, when you heard the news? I was at a liquor store with my husband, when I checked Twitter and saw the news unfold on my timeline. I couldn’t keep it to myself, and told the cashier. I still remember the disbelief on his face as he shouted to the […]

HawthoRNe Winner!


It was so wonderful to see all your responses to the HawthoRNe giveaway — but alas, bellas I can only choose one winner. And that lucky person is: Joy! Congrats Joy – I’ll be in touch to get your address info ASAP. For everyone else, HawthoRNe airs Tuesdays at 9/8 Central only on TNT! And […]

You Deserve: Olay Total Effects 7-in-1 Advanced Anti-Aging Body Wash

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I can chart the stages of my life by the kind of body wash I used at the time. When I was a teen, I was really into fruity scents. When I was in my twenties, I loved food fragrances. And now that I’m 30…well, I really look at a product in a different way […]

Health, Body and Fitness. My Issues. My Journey.


I got called out right on this here blog sometime around January. Someone came on and commented – hey Bella! Didn’t you used to be part of the 50 Million Pound Challenge? Whatever happened to that? Good question! And one I didn’t really want to answer. Because I’d fallen off the wagon to the extreme. […]