I Love Clutch!

One of my favorite online magazines — OK, my FAVORITE online magazine, is Clutch Magazine. When I was just a new blogger on the block, the editor Dede saw potential in me and featured Afrobella on their site. It meant the world to me and the lovefest is mutual – Clutch has been tremendously supportive […]

Today’s the Day!!

How long have we been waiting for this day? Election Day 2008, and history hangs in the balance. Will America elect Barack Obama? The polls and endorsements overwhelmingly indicate yes. Already Dixville Notch has weighed in, Obama beat McCain 15 to 6. I don’t want to predict that the numbers will go that way, but […]

Join Me On Facebook!

I have a confession to make. I haven’t logged into my MySpace account in like a year or more. Somewhere along the line it just got too messy for me — I tried to keep my real life friends and my Afrobella friends separate with two different accounts and I got so overwhelmed I just […]

Happy Historic Halloween!

Halloween on the weekend before the most historic election in recent history. Wow. I spotted this pumpkin over at Yes We Carve and thought it was awesome! I don’t know what I’ll be doing tonight, but whatever it is – I’m thinking of dressing up as the Lady of Rage — I rock rough and […]

Afrobella Tee shirts, Get Your Afrobella Tee shirts Here…

Hey bellas! This is just the beginning of a new adventure in the Afrobella journey. I have opened a Zazzle store, and I’ve got men’s and women’s Afrobella logo teeshirts for sale! And one very fly tote bag. And I’m working on some new, really cool other stuff too! As of right now, prices range […]

Shubh Divali

When I was growing up in Trinidad, I took the Hindu festival Divali for granted. I appreciated a public holiday and the opportunity to eat all the roti I wanted. But other than that, it was just another public holiday that led the way to Christmas. Now that I’ve been living away from Trinidad for […]

Grow Your Locks

Here’s some inspiration for any of my rastabellas who are growing longer locks — Trinidad-born Asha Mandela is vying for a spot in the Guinness World Book of Records as the proud owner of the world’s longest dreadlocks. Her longest lock measures eight feet 9 inches long! Now THAT is commitment. I immediately identified with […]