Luvvie Speaking at WMC
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Robin Morgan’s Introduction and My Remarks at the Women’s Media Awards

I won the Women’s Media Center 2012 Social Media Award, based on my work on AwesomelyLuvvie.com and with The Red Pump Project. Read my recap of the entire evening HERE. Robin Morgan, co-founder of the Women’s Media Center (and epic superwoman) presented me with the award at the Women’s Media …

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Luvvie Women's Media Center Social Media Award
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THANK YOU! I Won the Women’s Media Center Social Media Award. Because of YOU.

I started this post last night at 3:57am. I wanted to be asleep but I wasn’t making any efforts to get to sleep. My eyes were burning because it was 3:57am but I wanted to write. Yesterday was one of those days that was BEYOND my wildest dreams. In a …

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Dear Diary, It’s Been 30 Days of Writing…

On October 1, I decided to join my gal Nicole Blades in the 30 Day Writing Challenge but I figured I’d quit by October 10. It’s October 31 and I’ve blogged everyday for 30 days straight, something I’ve never done before. EVER! In my 9 years of blogging, I’ve never …

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The Quarterlife Crisis is So Real Out Here

A year ago, I wrote a piece for Clutch Magazine called The Quarterlife Crisis is Real because it is outchea. And I wanted to revisit it. A year later, I’m still like “SOMEONE GIVE ME A MAP!” Anywho, it’s reposted here with their permission and with edits of foolishment. We’ve …

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Ratchet and the Geek podcast
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Announcing the Ratchet and the Geek Podcast, My Latest Project!

It either I’m a glutton for punishment or I’m a busybody or a combination of both but I’m here to announce my newest side project! The Ratchet and the Geek podcast with my friend, technology OG Scott Hanselman! For those who might not know, a podcast is basically a radio show …

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UPS oops
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UPS Sucks! They Have the Worst Service and Employees!

I’m angry. UPS is the worst and their customer service is atrocious. I am BEYOND livid and have been for the past 2 hours. So lemme explain why. First of all, two weeks ago, I was expecting a package and realized I should have gotten it. I go check the …

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Whitney Young HS, My Alma Mater, Wins the Internet Today

I bleed orange and blue! Before I was an Illini, I was a Dolphin. A Whitney Young Dolphin, to be specific. I’m an alumni of the best high school in the city of Chicago: Whitney M. Young Magnet High School. We’re also ranked nationally as one of the top schools …

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Three African Queens
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My Three Favorite Queens

Y’all know I’ve been SO SINCERE about posting everyday for the #30WriteNow challenge. I got 10 minutes left before today is over, so my post is just a picture of 3 of the most important women in my life: my mom and her sisters. They’re headed to a party right …

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Target takes all your money
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There’s Voodoo at Target Stores to Make You Spend All Your Money

Seriously. There has GOT to be some sort of voodoo at Target. That is the only explanation for how that place traps the most innocent people into these marathon shopping excursions that result in overdrawn bank accounts and hurting feet. First of all, going to Target on a Sunday is …

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I Stand on the Shoulders of Giants and I’m Blessed For It

I gotta talk about how I’m where I am today. I’m 5’4 but I always feel tall. It’s not because I put on fierce 4-inch pumps (often red) either. Even in flats, I never feel diminutive. Plus I talk shit like I’m big so there’s that. O_O But for realsies. I …

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