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Awesomely Golden Shindig Recap: BEST PORDEE EVER!

Friday night at CityPoint Loft in Chicago, I held my Awesomely Golden anniversary shindig celebrating my blog’s Golden birthday (this site turned 8 years old on August 8). Over 150 people joined me for what turned out to be the BEST. PARTY. EVER. It was beyond my expectations and it …

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Living My Life Like It’s Awesomely Golden! It’s My Blog’s 8th Birthday!

Eight years ago today, I decided that I had outgrown my little blog on Xanga, where I was talmbout college life, friendships, heartbreak and whatnots. I was 3 months out of college and I wanted a fresh start so I went to Blogger.com and created a site. I called it …

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Golden Goal: 80,000 FB Fans by August 8 to Celebrate 8 Years

On Friday, August 8, 2014, Awesomely Luvvie turns 8 years old. I’m celebrating with an Awesomely Golden party in Chicago that day (and if you’re in town, you should come. Get tickets), where there’ll be games, drinks, music, dancing, prizes. SO MUCH FUN! I also want to celebrate this milestone …

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Elsewhere This Week: Buy Your Custom URL and The Fire Challenge is STUPID

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 …

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Selfie with Kerry Washington, Met the Bloggess and More: My BlogHer 2014 Recap

BlogHer 2014 was my 5th one in 6 years and it might be the most memorable one yet. This was also he 4th one where I was speaking. It was also my first time in San Jose. It celebrated BlogHer’s 10th anniversary so it made sense that this had to …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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