Portrait of Trinidad – Gran Couva

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While I’m at home visiting my family, I’d love to share a few photos from my visit to Trinidad! Epic posts to come when I am back in the USA. For now, enjoy! Today my family visited a 100+ year old cocoa plantation in Gran Couva, Trinidad. It was so amazing and so cool to […]

Visiting Home – I’m In Trinidad!

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Bellas, fellas — consider this your virtual away message. Right now as you read this, this is where I am. Photo via Wikipedia. I’m in Trinidad — the most southerly island of the Caribbean, land of steelpan, calypso, limbo (and Carnival)! I’m not here for the two-day festival of debauchery, alas — I’ll be back […]

What I Love About Lianne La Havas

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It takes me a minute to discover new music. I don’t mean to be a late adopter, it just takes me a while to find new artists I’m intrigued enough to attach myself to. Whenever I hear new music I LOVE, I’m gonna make an effort to share it with you! And right now my […]

And The Giveaway Winners Are….

What better way to kick off the New Year than in the spirit of giving and generosity? Bellas, I took a break from blogging and now I’m back to close out the giveaways over the holidays! Without further ado… Giveaway #1 – Kiehl’s Creme de Corps The winners are: – Styleosophy – Timeisha – ewhatly […]

Christmas in Tampa Bay

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How was your holiday weekend? Even though I grew up with Christmas being all hot and sunny, I became used to having a literal white Christmas since we moved to the Midwest. There’s something very romantic about swirling snowflakes outside your window while Christmas lights twinkle from every window you see. And Chicago is an […]

What To Buy Your Lady — 5 Tips For Men Trying to Christmas Shop

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Recently I had the privilege of shopping with my husband and a guy friend of ours as he tried to buy a present for his lady. I hope he’ll forgive me for saying this, but it wasn’t pretty. In fact, it gave me QUITE the lesson in the differences between genders. I got all kinds […]

URGENT – Afrobella Needs Assistance

There comes a time where you have to admit….you can’t do EVERYTHING on your own. So I’m turning to you! Bellas, I’m looking for TWO interns with very specific skills. #1 – I need a research intern. Someone who can transcribe celebrity interviews within a 72-hour turnaround. Someone who can send back information about any […]