It’s so easy to look at life and see the flaws and downsides and failures and disappointments. But today isn’t about that. Today is about the positive. The good stuff. The successes and the blessings. Family, friends, health, love. Celebrating the things in life that you are most thankful for. This year I have SO [...]
After the turkey and stuffing and pumpkin pie, the mashed potatoes gravy and cranberry sauce woooooooo! — then it’s time for the REAL holiday weekend action to begin. The shopping till you drop. The waking up at 2 am to stand in line at **insert store here.** The running around town to get the perfect [...]
Mark Your Calendar. November 30 in Chicago, it’s the Afrobella & Friends TJ Maxx & Marshalls Holiday Shopping Party!
Bellas, it’s taken me a while to get into the whole hosting-an-event thing, but I’m dipping my toe into the water! I’m collaborating with one of my favorite retail discount stores to celebrate and assist Chicago bellas who are just beginning their holiday shopping! Wanna come shopping with me and some of my best blog [...]
The sudden death of Amy Winehouse still remains such a study of conflict in my mind. It simultaneously seems like a long time ago, and like just yesterday. Although the news wasn’t altogether shocking, it was still so tragic and heartbreaking. A posthumous album of previously unreleased Amy Winehouse tracks is about to be released [...]
For Glam.com’s The Future of Beauty series. There was a time not too long ago in the world of beauty, when if you wanted a professional grade facial using the latest skincare and beauty gadgets you would need to book an appointment with a dermatologist or professional esthetician. You’d go off to your appointment and [...]
I used to think I was a good cook, once upon a time. But of late I’ve been second guessing myself in a major way. It may have started with some woefully overcooked salmon. Then I made some rubbery pork chops. Long story short, I lost some of my kitchen confidence. And then my big [...]
Picture this – I’m sitting at my computer, writing a blog post, and wearing a face mask right now. That’s how dedicated I am, bellas! I’m writing the experience! I love a good face mask, and looking back on my skincare history, at home face masks have been part of my regimen since I was [...]