Category: My Life

Opening For Kerry Washington at BlogHer, Awesomely Golden, Chaka Khan Concert: My Next 3 Weeks

[ 2 ] July 21, 2014 |
Opening For Kerry Washington at BlogHer, Awesomely Golden, Chaka Khan Concert: My Next 3 Weeks

This week begins an action-packed 3 weeks for me and it will be madness but it’s the good kind. By mid August, I will be in need of a getaway, which I’m getting (3 days in Mexico)! I’m looking forward to all of it. Y’all know I like to bring you along on my adventures. […]

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Writing I’ve Done Elsewhere This Week: Virginia Dude Claims Land in Africa, Protect Your Ideas, Racist Casting Call

[ 1 ] July 18, 2014 |
Writing I’ve Done Elsewhere This Week: Virginia Dude Claims Land in Africa, Protect Your Ideas, Racist Casting Call

Hey folks! My weekly roundup of where else I’ve written every week. I’m a columnist for TheGrio, where I have a section called “Luvvie’s Lane” to talk about race, culture, politics and other things. I also have my tech blog Awesomely Techie where I talk about technology, tools, resources and general geekery. So on to what I’ve written […]

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A T-Shirt For Those Of Us Who Were Once People Persons

[ 5 ] July 8, 2014 |
A T-Shirt For Those Of Us Who Were Once People Persons

Sometimes, people suck. And they make you wish they’d go away. Yesterday, I posted a Facebook status saying “I was once a people person. Until people ruined that.” Who knew there were so many fellow cranky folks? It got shared over 1,000 times on my FB fan page and folks said they wanted it on […]

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About The Time I Staged a Mini Sit-In To Get My Money

[ 18 ] July 2, 2014 |
About The Time I Staged a Mini Sit-In To Get My Money

This freelancing life ain’t easy, man. Contractors and non-traditional employees know how that 1099 struggle is real. Net30 and Net45 is the devil but we just gotta deal with it because it’s either we wait orrrrr just don’t do any work and get put out. So we wait. It sucks too because waiting 2-3 months […]

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Come Celebrate My Blog’s Birthday at My Awesomely Golden Party in Chicago!

[ 9 ] July 1, 2014 |
Come Celebrate My Blog’s Birthday at My Awesomely Golden Party in Chicago!

My peoples! On August 8, 2006 I launched this website. Back then it was called “Luvvie’s Random Rants” and I had just graduated from college. I felt like I had outgrown my Xanga blog (remember Xanga?) so I moved to Blogger, shut down my old blog that I had for three years and the rest is […]

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Join Me in DC for Brunch This Saturday!

[ 1 ] June 18, 2014 |
Join Me in DC for Brunch This Saturday!

My peoples! I’m going to be in DC this weekend for my nonprofit The Red Pump Project’s Red Summer Soiree Brunch! You know folks love us some brunch, and this one is for a good cause! Red Pump raises awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women and girls, through our Rock the Red Pump® […]

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Say It With Your Chest! Giver of NO DAMBS and UNABLE to CAN Light T-Shirts

[ 2 ] June 9, 2014 |
Say It With Your Chest! Giver of NO DAMBS and UNABLE to CAN Light T-Shirts

The summer of shady tshirts continues, folks! Many of these sayings are from the Awesomely Luvvie Glossary. If you’re new here, you should definitely check it out. As requested, here are the GIVER OF NO DAMBS tshirts! I launched them last night and they’re available for 7 days only so get one on Teespring! Each style comes […]

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Thanking My Old Readers and Welcoming My Newbies!

[ 108 ] May 30, 2014 |
Thanking My Old Readers and Welcoming My Newbies!

Three nights ago, I checked my blog traffic and for the first time ever, I hit 6 figure pageviews in 1 day. There were over 100,000 visits to my website on Tuesday and I smiled so hard my cheeks hurt. Then Wednesday around 8pm, I checked my traffic and that number was trumped by over 30,000 and […]

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#YesAllWomen: What We Should Teach Boys

[ 10 ] May 26, 2014 |
#YesAllWomen: What We Should Teach Boys

The #YesAllWomen hashtag started on Twitter as a result of the 140-page manifesto of the Santa Barbara killer. It detailed his life, his plans and why he decided to go on a murder spree. A good amount of it was him being butthurt about women not wanting to have sex with him. Anywho, the powerful […]

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So I Got a Love Note on Facebook

[ 42 ] May 20, 2014 |
So I Got a Love Note on Facebook

Facebook is the place where people get to try out their best efforts in flirting. Folks’ Nigerians uncles are forever trying out their best lines too. Last week, I received a message on my Awesomely Luvvie Facebook fan page and I didn’t know whether I was being trolled or if there’s someone who actually believes […]

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The Power of Social Media: A Video Feature of Me By Glappitnova

[ 9 ] May 13, 2014 |
The Power of Social Media: A Video Feature of Me By Glappitnova

A couple of weeks ago, the team at Glappitnova convinced me to come do a video at their Den. They wanted me to talk about who I am, what I love and what I do in my own words. I talk about the power of technology and how it’s changed my life. Plus, I gave social […]

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It’s Vacation TAHM!

[ 12 ] May 4, 2014 |
It’s Vacation TAHM!

My peoples! I’m super excited to say I will be MIA on the interblogs for the next week (and from my new column on The Grio). I’ma be on vacay from now til May 11. I just had to tell y’all because I know how you be. You’ll be side-eying me talmbout “where’s the post?” […]

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Introducing My Latest Site: Awesomely Techie!

[ 8 ] April 7, 2014 |
Introducing My Latest Site: Awesomely Techie!

I love technology and I’m a not-so-secret geek when it comes to all things digital. When I’m not keeping track of the foolery happening in pop culture, I’m teaching people how to use technology to make their lives easier or further their goals. It’s definitely one of my passions and something I’m pretty good at […]

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