Worth a Click

Hey there! Today the nominations for the 2008 Black Weblog Awards are officially open, and I’m puttin’ myself out there. If I could win Best Writing in a Blog just once, I would be the happiest afrobella you ever did see. If you enjoy what you’re reading, show your girl some love. Enough begging. On […]

Worth a Click

You know how much I love an inspiring story about bellas making their way in the world… Meet Window Snyder, head afrobella in charge of security at Mozilla Firefox. Her Kenyan-born mother, Wayua Muasa, taught her to program the early computer programming language Basic, when she was five years old. When I was five, I […]

Worth a Click — and finally, the Creme of Nature giveaway winners!

“When I wake up in the morning, the first thing I say is ‘Thank you for waking me up this morning.’ Then I look in the mirror and say, ‘You are beautiful!’ The third thing I say is, ‘I am going to have a fantastic day!’” This is why I love Andre J, better known […]

You’re Reading the Best Beauty Blog!

…According to you guys and the Glam Network, that is! That’s right, bellas — thanks to your support, yours truly won the title of Best in Beauty in this year’s Glam Network Awards! And a big ol’ photo of me is the front page photo on the slide show! Wow, wow, wow. Thank you all […]

Happy Earth Day To Ya!

Green is the color of the month, and today is the ultimate day to express your environmental concerns. It’s Earth Day! Lots of beauty and fashion retailers understand that for some, being green is already a way of life. For others, a little encouragement by way of sales, giveaways, and discounts, goes a long way. […]

The Afrobella Guide to the Florida Keys

Hello, bellas and fellas! I’m back, and this is where I spent most of my last weekend. On the beach in the fabulous Florida Keys! This year will mark a decade that I’ve lived in Miami, and consequently, I’ve gone on many a jaunt down to the Keys. We typically go camping in Big Pine […]


Me, fishin’? Not really. But my in-laws are here, and I am going camping, in the National Key Deer Refuge! I am SO not a camper, but the experience will be more than bearable because I insisted on getting the Eureka N!ergy Family Camping Tent. It’s big, tall, comfortable, and has power so you can […]