Spotlight

Are you watching? Meet & Greet with the Cast of Bravo TV’s Mother Funders

Are you watching? Meet & Greet with the Cast of Bravo TV’s Mother Funders
July 29, 2015, No Comments

Contributor: Keri Herndon-Brown www.butterandbeats.com I have a confession to make: I do not make female friends easily. I tend to be hesitant or even reluctant to engage with women I don’t know. I’m not exactly sure why — I have ... Read More»

Channel 2’s “Stuff the Bus” Saturday, August 1st Help local children in need start school with supplies to succeed

Channel 2’s “Stuff the Bus” Saturday, August 1st  Help local children in need start school with supplies to succeed
July 29, 2015, No Comments

SIX LOCATIONS TO DROP OFF CONTRIBUTIONS Atlanta – July 24, 2014 – Channel 2, WSB-TV, The Family 2 Family Project and The Children’s Restoration Network (CRN) announce the return of the annual school supply donation event “Stuff The Bus” (Hashtag ... Read More»

WSBTV Joins Forces with Influential Parenting Bloggers to Bring You More Positive News

WSBTV Joins Forces with Influential Parenting Bloggers to Bring You More Positive News
July 21, 2015, No Comments

Every morning my day starts with WSBTV and Fred Blankenship leading with the news about my Metro Atlanta community. I watch it mostly because I trust the station and how they deliver the news and I feel like they know ... Read More»

Family & Kids/Travel

How to Re-purpose a Room & Make a Kids Homework Retreat For Pennies Or Less

How to Re-purpose a Room & Make a Kids Homework Retreat For Pennies Or Less
July 7, 2015, Comments Off

I assume that we all have that one room that is either our junk room with loads of stuff we’re stowing away or it’s a very neglected room because we don’t need it at all. Well I have that room ... Read More»

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, Comments Off

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»

Entertainment & Celebrities

Are you watching? Meet & Greet with the Cast of Bravo TV’s Mother Funders

Are you watching? Meet & Greet with the Cast of Bravo TV’s Mother Funders
July 29, 2015, No Comments

Contributor: Keri Herndon-Brown www.butterandbeats.com I have a confession to make: I do not make female friends easily. I tend to be hesitant or even reluctant to engage with women I don’t know. I’m not exactly sure why — I have ... Read More»

Why I View Ciara as a Role Model for Young Girls Everywhere

Why I View Ciara as a Role Model for Young Girls Everywhere
July 7, 2015, Comments Off

Before you turn your nose up and judge the title of this post because you already have your mind made up about Ciara and all the grinding and grooving she does on stage, I ask that you don’t judge and ... Read More»

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, Comments Off

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»

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

Channel 2 Action News Back 2 School coverage kick starts the school year

Channel 2 Action News Back 2 School coverage kick starts the school year
August 3, 2015, No Comments

Channel 2 Action News is mobilizing its resources to help moms and dads across Georgia receive all the information they need with unprecedented media support. Coverage from all angles and multiple platforms includes on air, online and on mobile with ... Read More»

Channel 2’s “Stuff the Bus” Saturday, August 1st Help local children in need start school with supplies to succeed

Channel 2’s “Stuff the Bus” Saturday, August 1st  Help local children in need start school with supplies to succeed
July 29, 2015, No Comments

SIX LOCATIONS TO DROP OFF CONTRIBUTIONS Atlanta – July 24, 2014 – Channel 2, WSB-TV, The Family 2 Family Project and The Children’s Restoration Network (CRN) announce the return of the annual school supply donation event “Stuff The Bus” (Hashtag ... Read More»

Kroger to Give Away More Than $60,000 in Classroom Supplies to Support Local Educators

Kroger to Give Away More Than $60,000 in Classroom Supplies  to Support Local Educators
July 21, 2015, No Comments

Calling ALL Teachers! Kroger’s Atlanta Division is showing support for Atlanta-area educators by giving away classroom supplies valued at more than $60,000. Teachers are invited to come and pick out free items for their classrooms, diving into the school year ... Read More»

Home & Living

How to Re-purpose a Room & Make a Kids Homework Retreat For Pennies Or Less

How to Re-purpose a Room & Make a Kids Homework Retreat For Pennies Or Less
July 7, 2015, Comments Off

I assume that we all have that one room that is either our junk room with loads of stuff we’re stowing away or it’s a very neglected room because we don’t need it at all. Well I have that room ... Read More»

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»

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, Comments Off

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»