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About LuvvNation, Building an Amazing Audience and Blogging On Your Own Terms

These last 48 hours have had me in stitches! I have laughed myself into hiccups over our BLAXIT shenanigans. Both the post of us Black folks talmbout what we’re taking if we leave and the one with my white readers negotiating terms with us. Read them and get your entire …

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I’m At Essence Fest Speaking and Shenanigansing

Yes, I just said “shenanigansing.” I made up a word AND turned it into a verb. HOW DARE I? Ha! Anywho, hey people! I am spending this weekend in New Orleans at ESSENCE Magazine’s annual turn up jubilee, Essence Festival. I went for the first time last year and I …

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About My Epic Week (I Interviewed Oprah), Dreams Realized and Lessons Re-Learned

“Your gift makes room for you and brings you before great men.” Mannn, look. If that ain’t been my testimony, I don’t know what is, and last week was the epitome of that. I am still processing it all, but I had to write about it because it was surreal and I …

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Where Are My Scandal Recaps?

My people! You’ve probably noticed that my Scandal recaps have been missing for almost 2 months. Many of you have because I have gotten many messages about it. Chile, listen. What had happened was… my travel schedule has gotten ridiculous. I used to travel once or twice a month and now …

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I’m at the Bentonville Film Festival For the Week!

Wattup, beautiful people! I’m spending this week in Bentonville, Arkansas (yeah, really!). Who’da thunk I’d have some business in freaking Arkansas? I will be on the ground as the social ambassador for the Bentonville Film Festival, which was created by Geena Davis. The mission of BFF is champion women and diverse …

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Tax Season is My Dementor: Who Needs a Soul and a Savings Account?

Today is tax day. It is also also known as “the day when I’m so unable to CAN that I refuse to CAN and my accountant already knows so she filed an extension for me.” I hate tax season with the intensity of 1,000 papercuts. HATE HATE HATE. This is …

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So That Happened: I Met Oprah!

One of my favorite quotes ever is from one of my favorite books ever, The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho: “And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” If that ain’t the doggone truth! That’s at the core of my work, and the magic …

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I Wrote A Book! And It’s Available for Pre-Order Now

I can officially add “author” to my titles, next to “writer, digital strategist, speaker, professional troublemaker and side-eye sorceress.” Because I wrote a book. I WROTE A FREAKING BOOK, YALL!!! AAAHHHHHHH!!! My book is called I’M JUDGING YOU: The Do-Better Manual, and it is a series of essays on life, …

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Still Reveling in Joy From ESSENCE’s Black Women in Hollywood 2016

Every single time I’ve gone to the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon, I’ve floated away from it. No, I don’t walk away from there. I glide on clouds because that room is nothing short of spell-binding. It puts you in a high that you can’t come down from for …

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Introducing the Awesomely Luvvie Newsletter!

My peeps! This has been a long time coming and y’all have asked for it. I finally got stopped playing bald-headed games, and with the help of my awesome assistant (aka my co-goon) Alyssa, I am ready! I will be doing a bi-weekly (twice a month) newsletter. When I say it’s a …

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