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Love Across Colorlines: Kaelani and Michael Get Married!

Love Across Colorlines: Kaelani and Michael Get Married!
April 11, 2016 2 Comments »

I couldn’t be happier that love found its way into the hearts of two really good young people who deserve all the goodness that life can afford them. My daughter Kaelani fell head over hills for Michael Webb and he ... Read More »

Kinky Boots is a High Energy Show with an Electric and Eclectic Lesson About Acceptance

Kinky Boots is a High Energy Show with an Electric and Eclectic Lesson About Acceptance
April 1, 2016 Comments Off on Kinky Boots is a High Energy Show with an Electric and Eclectic Lesson About Acceptance

I was invited out to a high-energy show that made me want to sashay all up and down the Fox Theatre in Atlanta! Kinky Boots was a fun, eclectic and electric production that was inspired by true events. KINKY BOOTS tells ... Read More »

10 Reasons Why Bugs Bunny Boomtown Should Be On Your Kid’s Summer Bucket List

10 Reasons Why Bugs Bunny Boomtown Should Be On Your Kid’s Summer Bucket List
March 27, 2016 Comments Off on 10 Reasons Why Bugs Bunny Boomtown Should Be On Your Kid’s Summer Bucket List

The Looney Toons gang was in full effect on Saturday! My family and I were invited to the grand opening of Bugs Bunny Boomtown at Six Flags Over Georgia which boasts of a newly renovated family friendly park featuring two new kids’ ... Read More »

2016 Baby & Child Expo Returns to the Fox for its Sixth Season! #AtlBabyExpo

2016 Baby & Child Expo Returns to the Fox for its Sixth Season! #AtlBabyExpo
March 16, 2016 Comments Off on 2016 Baby & Child Expo Returns to the Fox for its Sixth Season! #AtlBabyExpo

Back for its sixth year, the annual Atlanta Baby and Child Expo is considered THE premier event for expecting and new parents in the Southeast. They bring in the ultimate in parenting and baby products and professionals. It’s an elite experience, intimate ... Read More »

It’s time for fun at the Atlanta Fair!

It’s time for fun at the Atlanta Fair!
March 16, 2016 Comments Off on It’s time for fun at the Atlanta Fair!

For over 25 years, the Atlanta Fair has been bringing the thrills, excitement and sounds of the Midway to Georgia residents. What was once only a dream of three carnival-loving brothers from Southeastern Kentucky has blossomed in to one of ... Read More »

My Spring-Time Starter Kit with #NatureValleyCereal! $15 cash giveaway! #PowerYourMorning #ad

My Spring-Time Starter Kit with #NatureValleyCereal! $15 cash giveaway! #PowerYourMorning #ad
February 23, 2016 26 Comments »

UPDATE: Thank you for entering the Nature Valley giveaway! The winner of the $15 cash to purchase the cereal is ELISABETH! You will receive an email!! Thank you -Kia This is the season of “Get it right and tight!” And ... Read More »

Let’s Talk About FRESH baby! Ruby Tuesday Debuts New FRESH Garden Bar! #SaladSelfie

Let’s Talk About FRESH baby! Ruby Tuesday Debuts New FRESH Garden Bar! #SaladSelfie
February 20, 2016 Comments Off on Let’s Talk About FRESH baby! Ruby Tuesday Debuts New FRESH Garden Bar! #SaladSelfie

Let’s talk about FRESH baby! I was invited to an exclusive premiere of the new Ruby Tuesday Garden Bar which boasts more than 70 new ingredients, hand-made dressings and bursts of flavor to create your dream salad sensation. As you ... Read More »

Extensive List of Where to Take Bae to Eat this Valentine’s Day

Extensive List of Where to Take Bae to Eat this Valentine’s Day
February 10, 2016 Comments Off on Extensive List of Where to Take Bae to Eat this Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day I’m not sure my bae and I will be doing much of anything. I’d like to be of the mindset that everyday is Valentine’s Day. However if you’re still looking for a romantic place t get your ... Read More »

So You Know the Lyrics to Formation, But Not This? Insert Side-Eye!

So You Know the Lyrics to Formation, But Not This? Insert Side-Eye!
February 10, 2016 Comments Off on So You Know the Lyrics to Formation, But Not This? Insert Side-Eye!

Money maven Patrice C. Washington is working to help women get their finances in order but after Sunday’s Superbowl with Beyonce busting out with a Formation tour, many women may get a little off-track buying expensive concert tickets. Patrice, the ... Read More »

Our Christmas Vacation at Cabana Bay & Universal Studios; Things to Consider

Our Christmas Vacation at Cabana Bay & Universal Studios; Things to Consider
February 10, 2016 Comments Off on Our Christmas Vacation at Cabana Bay & Universal Studios; Things to Consider

As much as I’d love to write this post and give you the breakdown on how to save a few bucks at Universal Studios, there’s not much I can offer you in that area. The truth is, going to Universal ... Read More »

Catch up on some Good Black Flixs & Chill: We’ll give you a $100 Netflix Card for the occasion!

Catch up on some Good Black Flixs & Chill: We’ll give you a $100 Netflix Card for the occasion!
February 1, 2016 1 Comment »

We’re all grown and if you want to go Netflix and chill with your boo, then DO YOU! 😉 If you don’t know what Netflix and chill means then I’m not here to clue you in. But there’s nothing wrong ... Read More »

Barbie’s Newest Curvaceous Dolls are Every Brown Girl’s Dream

Barbie’s Newest Curvaceous Dolls are Every Brown Girl’s Dream
February 1, 2016 Comments Off on Barbie’s Newest Curvaceous Dolls are Every Brown Girl’s Dream

Finally. Tall, skinny and blonde dolls are not a reflection of the real world. And they are definitely not a reflection of who I am. I want my brown girls to feel like who they are is everything and you ... Read More »

Meet Sadness: Chick-fil-a’s New Crusty & Sad Kale Salad

Meet Sadness: Chick-fil-a’s New Crusty & Sad Kale Salad
January 26, 2016 1 Comment »

It’s a dream deferred wrapped in disappointment and despair. I want to fit into a bikini by summer and thought I’d stop by Chick-Fil-A to pick up their highly anticipated kale salad.as a sidekick to help me on my weight ... Read More »

VICTORY! Scholastic Pulls Happy Slave Books Off Shelves After Backlash From Moms Who Called For Ban

VICTORY! Scholastic Pulls Happy Slave Books Off Shelves After Backlash From Moms Who Called For Ban
January 17, 2016 Comments Off on VICTORY! Scholastic Pulls Happy Slave Books Off Shelves After Backlash From Moms Who Called For Ban

I am so proud to report that after backlash on social media, Scholastic decided to pull two books that depicted slaves as “happy and joyful” from circulation. I can’t imagine anyone would co-sign a book about happy and joyful slaves. ... Read More »

Jermaine Dupri Hosts ‘The Rap Game’ Premiere Party to Packed House in Atlanta

Jermaine Dupri Hosts ‘The Rap Game’ Premiere Party to Packed House in Atlanta
January 2, 2016 Comments Off on Jermaine Dupri Hosts ‘The Rap Game’ Premiere Party to Packed House in Atlanta

In this day where most kids are playing X-Box inside instead of riding bikes outside, there seems to be a few select kids left who are putting pen to paper and spitting the illest rhymes in hope of securing a ... Read More »