5 Black Female Cartoon Characters You Should Know

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This past week on Facebook, just about everyone I knew changed their avatar to a cartoon character. The intent behind the animation, was to raise awareness of child abuse. While I am often skeptical of Facebook-driven awareness campaigns (the main question being – OK, NOW what?) I found this campaign to be quite cute and […]

5 Gifts That Also Support AIDS Charities

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Today – December 1 – is World AIDS Day. Here are five fashionable items on sale that all support a charity that furthers research, assistance, or awareness of HIV/AIDS at home and around the world.

I Heart I <3 BKFST

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They say it’s the most important meal of the day, but 3 or 4 days out of the week I found myself forgetting to have it. And the results are inevitable and regrettable – I hit the ground running and get so busy working that I forget to eat, and then around 10:30 my stomach […]

Putting the Giving Back in Thanksgiving

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So many of us are blessed. And so often, we don’t think about our blessings. Good health, having all your loved ones around you, having a roof over your head, a house full of peace and love, heat, clothing and even the ability to serve your own Thanksgiving dinner, or do that Black Friday/Cyber Monday […]

Even MORE Reasons to LOVE Sesame Street!

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I am seriously looking forward to having kids – just so I can share the magic of the Muppets with them. I think Jim Henson was a genius. I grew up loving The Muppet Show and Sesame Street to the point of obsession, so seeing that the Children’s Television Workshop is still continuing the great, […]

Hairstylist Kenneth Walker Speaks His Mind on Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls

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My IT&LY Hairfashion experience was truly epic and amazing on many levels. Not only did I get to go to Vegas and enjoy the VIP experience, not only did I get my hair done by an award winning stylist…but I got to meet and interview and bond with some of the most incredibly accomplished hairstylists […]

Want Of The Week: Tory Burch’s BCA Boots

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October = Breast Cancer Awareness month = All pink EVERYTHING. You’re going to find yourself inundated with pink products this month. Everything’s coming up rose, hot, fuchsia, powder or pale. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, I’ll be sharing my top picks for the hottest pink items out there. First stop – Tory Burch. […]