Spotlight

Award-Winning Actress, Mompreneur Kim Fields Launches Mid-Summer Youth Acting Camps

Award-Winning Actress, Mompreneur Kim Fields Launches Mid-Summer Youth Acting Camps
July 1, 2015, No Comments

You may not remember Kim Fields playing Tootie on the Facts of Life, but I am of a particular age and remember vividly how the talented actress rolled around on roller skates and gave her schoolmates a piece of her ... Read More»

Massive List of Where to Get FREE Back to School Supplies!

Massive List of Where to Get FREE Back to School Supplies!
June 30, 2015, No Comments

If you’re like me you are getting ready for back to school already and searching high and low for the best deals or some FREE stuff that can help reduce costs. Since I was searching, I decided to compile a ... Read More»

Get your GROOVE on & Order Your Copy of HOME on iTunes Digital Release #HOMEMovieParty #ad

Get your GROOVE on & Order Your Copy of HOME on iTunes Digital Release #HOMEMovieParty #ad
June 27, 2015, No Comments

We got our GROOVE on with Tip and the Boov and partied yesterday as we celebrated the release of the adorable movie HOME on iTunes Digital release! We attended a #HOMEMovieParty on Twitter and it was fun! We got to ... Read More»

Family & Kids/Travel

It’s Officially Summer! Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Wilderness at The Smokies

It’s Officially Summer! Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Wilderness at The Smokies
June 24, 2015, No Comments

It’s officially summer and time to plan out those vacations  and your Fourth of July vacay plans. As you do, make sure this year you one-up your regular vacations because there is a cooler way to have big fun with ... Read More»

HUGE LIST of Places To See Movies Outside in Atlanta This Summer

HUGE LIST of Places To See Movies Outside in Atlanta This Summer
May 29, 2015, Comments Off

Are your kids bored yet? Looking to get outdoors and take in a good movie and have some together time? Well there are PLENTY of places to see a good movie for free and get out and catch a cool ... Read More»

How a Teacher Can Get Away With Beating & Spitting On Kids In Douglas County Schools

How a Teacher Can Get Away With Beating & Spitting On Kids In Douglas County Schools
May 15, 2015, 7 Comments

UPDATE: A parent steps forward to recount the problems her daughter has had with Mrs. Rush. This parent’s statement is in response to a comment made by someone on my blog who discounts what is being said. Thank you Kim ... Read More»

Entertainment & Celebrities

The Haves & Have Nots & Love Thy Neighbor Cast Discuss New Season & Praise Tyler Perry For Creating Fiery Characters

The Haves & Have Nots & Love Thy Neighbor Cast Discuss New Season & Praise Tyler Perry For Creating Fiery Characters
June 24, 2015, No Comments

You already know I’m locked, loaded and ready to ride with the new season of the Haves & the Have Nots. I am hooked thanks to Tyler Perry and his creation of scandalous, over-the-top, jaw-dropping characters on the steamy show ... Read More»

Omari Hardwick & Celebs Attend POWER Premiere Atlanta; Hot New Season Starting June 6th

Omari Hardwick & Celebs Attend POWER Premiere Atlanta; Hot New Season Starting June 6th
June 5, 2015, Comments Off

By Bernetta Jackson-Knighten For some reason many people haven’t heard of POWER because it debuted last season on the Starz network. However, the people that were lucky enough to catch the wave early, have become die hard POWER fans. I am ... Read More»

Grab Your Tissues: @KekePalmer Brought To Tears & Gives Young Actress Inspiration @PrettysProblem Retreat

Grab Your Tissues: @KekePalmer Brought To Tears & Gives Young Actress Inspiration @PrettysProblem Retreat
May 31, 2015, Comments Off

When a child aspires to BE somebody in this world, she should never feel slighted because of her hair and especially her skin color. In this day and time those colorism issues still persist along with many other problems girls have in ... Read More»

Say what? Beyoncé Might Have To Remove All Her Songs From Tidal

Say what? Beyoncé Might Have To Remove All Her Songs From Tidal
May 31, 2015, Comments Off

Via Vanity Fair  In March, Jay Z’s new business venture, Tidal, was unveiled with great fanfare, showing off the company’s star-studded roster of artists. Beyoncé, Madonna, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Jack White, and more were all on-hand, not only as musicians, ... Read More»

Beauty & Fashion

Jaden Smith Wears A Skirt & Then This Happened…

Jaden Smith Wears A Skirt & Then This Happened…
April 11, 2015, Comments Off

…Absolutely nothing… Jaden Smith wears a skirt. Who the EFF cares? So what! It’s only in our culture that we care if he wears a skirt or pants. Guess what? Women wear both! #MindBlowing At least he’s not busting people ... Read More»

Shopping At Nene Leakes’ Atlanta Trunk Show

Shopping At Nene Leakes’ Atlanta Trunk Show
February 8, 2015, Comments Off

Nene Leakes was out and about this past weekend selling her collection of FAB clothes at a pop up shop on Piedmont Road. I was hoping to get an exclusive interview for CocoaFab.com, where I serve as Entertainment Editor, but ... Read More»

Around Town

Award-Winning Actress, Mompreneur Kim Fields Launches Mid-Summer Youth Acting Camps

Award-Winning Actress, Mompreneur Kim Fields Launches Mid-Summer Youth Acting Camps
July 1, 2015, No Comments

You may not remember Kim Fields playing Tootie on the Facts of Life, but I am of a particular age and remember vividly how the talented actress rolled around on roller skates and gave her schoolmates a piece of her ... Read More»

Pink Lemonade Stand Supports Young Girl Entrepreneurs! @Pink_lemongirl

Pink Lemonade Stand Supports Young Girl Entrepreneurs! @Pink_lemongirl
April 12, 2015, Comments Off

Pink Lemonade Stand Foundation is a non-profit organization with a mission to foster entrepreneurism in girl’s ages 8-17 years of age. The Pink Lemonade Stand Foundation is launching its 2nd annual membership initiative to girls who have an interest in ... Read More»

Oh Baby! Atlanta Baby & Child Expo Promises the Ultimate Experience For Parents

Oh Baby! Atlanta Baby & Child Expo Promises the Ultimate Experience For Parents
April 3, 2015, Comments Off

The Atlanta Baby and Child Expo is considered THE premier event for expecting and new parents in the Southeast. We bring in the ultimateparenting and baby products and professionals. It’s an elite experience, intimate in setting and not overwhelming. It’s ... Read More»

Home & Living

Keeping Up with the Johnsons: My @black_ishABC set tour! #ABCTVEvent

Keeping Up with the Johnsons: My @black_ishABC set tour! #ABCTVEvent
November 19, 2014, Comments Off

Forget about keeping up with the Joneses and who cares about the Kardashians. The new head family in town is the Johnsons and every Wednesday night at 9:30EST, you can keep up with the what’s-going-on’s of Dre, Rainbow and their ... Read More»

Gina Neely’s reinventing dinner! Join @OinkGurl and @GreenGiant for a #GoogleHangout #GGReinventDinner #Spon

Gina Neely’s reinventing dinner! Join @OinkGurl and @GreenGiant for a #GoogleHangout #GGReinventDinner #Spon
September 22, 2014, Comments Off

My wish is to be able to whip up some effortless lip-smacking meals in a minute just like Celebrity Chef Gina Neely! With my super busy schedule I truly need some assistance so I’ll just consider myself Gina’s apprentice and pay close attention ... Read More»

Be INSPIRED! Win a $100 #IKEAcataLOVE Giftcard! @IKEA_Atlanta

Be INSPIRED! Win a $100 #IKEAcataLOVE Giftcard! @IKEA_Atlanta
August 1, 2014, Comments Off

Walk into any room in my home and IKEA is evident. You really can’t find a better place to get inspiration for your empty space. Sometimes being creative can cause a headache but if you’ve ever been to IKEA, you ... Read More»

Disney/Pixar/Dreamworks

Get your GROOVE on & Order Your Copy of HOME on iTunes Digital Release #HOMEMovieParty #ad

Get your GROOVE on & Order Your Copy of HOME on iTunes Digital Release #HOMEMovieParty #ad
June 27, 2015, No Comments

We got our GROOVE on with Tip and the Boov and partied yesterday as we celebrated the release of the adorable movie HOME on iTunes Digital release! We attended a #HOMEMovieParty on Twitter and it was fun! We got to ... Read More»

An Interview with the Rock Star Superheroes From Age Of Ultron Movie #AvengersEvent

An Interview with the Rock Star Superheroes From Age Of Ultron Movie #AvengersEvent
April 11, 2015, Comments Off

What do you get when Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, and Chris Evans enter a room? Heart palpitations. At least that’s what 25 bloggers got during the Disney/Marvel #AvengersEvent today in LA when they met the rock star talent in the ... Read More»

‘HOME’ Is An EMPOWERING Movie That Hits Home For Brown Girls #DreamWorksHOME

‘HOME’ Is An EMPOWERING Movie That Hits Home For Brown Girls #DreamWorksHOME
March 24, 2015, 2 Comments

When I saw the trailer for the new Dreamworks movie HOME, my face immediately lit up. For one, this is the first major Hollywood studio that dared to release a 3D animated feature starring a black character — all the ... Read More»