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The LuvPrah Giveaway was Awesome! And Giveaway #10 Winners

Two weeks ago, I got the crazy idea to do a massive giveaway thing when I hit 10,000 fans on Facebook. I wanted to do 10 giveaways to thank the folks who put a “like” on it. Two days later, I got that magic number. And today, I have over …

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10,000 Fans, 10 Companies, 10 Giveaways: My LuvPrah Moment

On Sunday, one of the folks on my FB fan page (hey Eleanor, girl) mentioned that I was almost at 10,000 fans. I was about 150 people short, and she wondered what I’d do to celebrate when I hit that mark. So someone else (hey Day Mo) suggested I do …

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Overheard at the Airport: Hoodrat Chronicles

When I was headed back from DC the other day, I managed to get to the airport a full hour before my flight. Y’all know DAMB well that never happens. I expected a gift or something because I’m usually running through security with 10 minutes left before my flight leaves. …

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Social Media Week Lagos, Here I Come!

Social Media Week is a global event that happens in multiple cities all over the world at the same damb time. The goal is to explore the “social, cultural and economic impact of social media.” So it’s basically All Social Media Everything. It happens twice a year, in February and …

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I Was on WGNTV’s “People to People” With Micah Materre!

My peoples! I somehow failed to give y’all a heads up but I was on TV this weekend! It was WGN-TV’s People to People with Micah Materre, and I had a GOODT time! I was invited on to speak about my work with my nonprofit organization The Red Pump Project …

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28 Facts About Me on My 28th Birthday

Today’s my birthday. YAYYYY!!! And in honor of me turning 28, I’ve decided to write 28 facts about me. Some of these are known. Others might be new. 1. My name does really mean Love. 2. Red is my favorite color (I know. You couldn’t tell before). 3. I don’t …

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Why My Site Was in Internet Purgatory for the Last 24 Hours

Lemme tell y’all what happened. These past couple of months, I’ve been breaking my own traffic records. In fact, since July, my site traffic has doubled. I’ve been getting ALLA THE PAGEVIEWS! And I realized that I needed to upgrade my hosting account. I got the BRIGHT (read: really dumb) …

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Ratchet and the Geek’s All Scandal Everything Episode

You might know that I just kicked off a podcast with my friend Scott Hanselman in October. It’s called Ratchet & The Geek and we talk about all things pop culture, social media and technology. And we also talk about Scandal, because we’re both stans of the show. We decided …

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Why I’m No Longer About That Black Friday Life

Black Friday is upon us, and I am spending it on my couch. The only thing that might make me leave the house today is because I feel like going to IHOP for their incredible caramel hot chocolate. Besides that, catch me in my pajamas. I am over Black Friday …

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So I Went to a Trapped in the Closet Sing-A-Long

Last week, my girl Karyn hit me up on GChat about a Trapped in the Closet Sing-a-Long happening in Chicago and I told her to GTFOH. And she was like “No. It’s really a thing! It’s happening next Friday” and I clicked the link. AND SHE WAS RIGHT! It was …

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