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Thoughts About New York Fashion Week from a Non-Fashion Blogger

I decided to go to New York Fashion Week this year because Afrobella peer-pressured asked me to come. And since I’m impressionable and I love to kick it, I went. I knew doggone well I had NO business at NYFW because I’m not a fashion blogger or a fashionista. The …

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Why I Went to Equatorial Guinea: FAQs Edition

My peoples! Last Saturday, I got back from an amazing and transformative trip that I was on for a week. I was more hush hush than usual about my disappearance from blogging and all but it was for a good reason. I was in the city (and island) of Malabo, …

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You Can Play Spades on an Airplane

My peoples! So I’m out of the country (and continent) at a pretty dope event as a delegate. More info on where and what to come when I get back next week. BUT I got to fly on my first ever chartered plane and it was truly awesome. It also …

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I Had a Blast at BlogHer 2012!

I attended my 3rd BlogHer conference a week and a half ago, and it was my 2nd BlogHer where I was a speaker. I was only able to go for 2 days, instead of 3 but I had a GRAND time while there. Lemme tells ya. That conference is truly …

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700 Posts and 6 Years Later: It’s My Blogversary!

I’m a TERRIBLE house blog mother because yesterday was an important anniversary and I forgot it. But now I am here and I must pay amish… to MYSELF. I’m a Capricorn and my blog is a Leo. I’ve been blogging for 9 years, but six years ago on August 8, …

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Sh*t One White Girl Said to Luvvie, Chescaleigh, Nicole and Tina at BlogHer

This weekend, I was standing in a circle at BlogHer 2012 with Chescaleigh, Nicole Blades and Tina Shoulders and we were just shooting the breeze talmbout random things. Then a woman joins us and goes “carry on with your conversation.” She happened to be white and we said hi’s and …

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I’m Speaking at BlogHer with Issa Rae, Chescaleigh and Dr. Goddess!

This week, I’m headed to New York City to speak at BlogHer 2012, and I’m super excited! This is my second time and I’m just as geeked as I was 2 years ago. In 2010, I moderated the “Humor Writing Lab” with Lizz Winstead (co-creator of the Daily Show) and …

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I’m in the City of Angels Making My Dreams Come True

Hey folks! I’ll be MIA from blogging this next week. I’m in Los Angeles working on a project I can’t talk much about yet. But it’s a dream come true and I’m blessed to have the opportunity. And it’s all because of my blog and my writing and my love …

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So I Went Paintballing For the First Time

Last month, I went paintballing for the first time ever. It was my friend’s birthday and he wanted a big, fun group activity and he thought “PAINTBALL!” I won’t lie. I was half excited and half scared crapless. You mean we’re all about to get in a ring and shoot …

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Insomnia is a Hater Bish And I Need to Quit Her

There’s this ugly trollop I met in college named Insomnia. I don’t know how or why we became such BFFs but we were closer than close. But she was terrible for my life. She was a bad influence and we’d hang out all night doing nothing and then I’d blink …

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