Category: My Life

The Foreign Name Struggle Is Real

[ 219 ] November 16, 2011 |
The Foreign Name Struggle Is Real

Yesterday was my post telling parents to quit naming their kids stupidly. It turned out to be EPIC, with 300 comments on it and counting (record for this blog). And y’all might have made my site crash for a good hour yesterday with ratchetness. Folks acted UP in those comments. I spent way too much […]

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New YORRRKKK, Concrete Jungles Wet Dreams Tomatoes…

[ 9 ] November 3, 2011 |
New YORRRKKK, Concrete Jungles Wet Dreams Tomatoes…

Hehehehe, that will never stop being funny to me. Every since I saw this pic on Tumblr a coupla months back, it’s ruined my ability to sing the actual lyrics to that song. And I keep picturing Christina Aguilera singing it while doing one of her excessive runs. It gives me quite the gigglefits. Anywho… […]

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Google AdSense is a Hater And They Disabled My Account

[ 24 ] October 13, 2011 |
Google AdSense is a Hater And They Disabled My Account

So a couple of weeks ago, I got an automated email from Google AdSense saying: “After reviewing our records, we’ve determined that your AdSense account poses a risk of generating invalid activity. Because we have a responsibility to protect our AdWords advertisers from inflated costs due to invalid activity, we’ve found it necessary to disable […]

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Dear Roach That Punked Me Last Night

[ 61 ] October 4, 2011 |
Dear Roach That Punked Me Last Night

I saw a roach in my apartment last night. And it punked me. So I decided to write it a sternly-worded letter. Dear Roach, You won this round. And might win the entire battle too. I’ve yet to come to terms with your presence in my crib. In fact, I might just let you have […]

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Canada, I’m IN THERE!

[ 8 ] September 16, 2011 |
Canada, I’m IN THERE!

My peoples! By the time you read this, I’ll be on my way to OR have arrived in Toronto, Canada. Heyyyyy!!! I’m there with my homeskillet Afrobella, as she does fancy stuff, which you can read more about HERE. It’s my first time in T-Dot, and Canada in general, so I’m excited. I wonder if […]

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It’s a Celebration on Awesomely Luvvie So Giveaway Time!

[ 61 ] September 8, 2011 |
It’s a Celebration on Awesomely Luvvie So Giveaway Time!

I’m always tardy for the party, even when it’s my own. August was insanely busy for me. So busy that I forgot a major special occasion here on AwesomelyLuvvie.com! On August 8, 2006, I launched this blog with a simple post, not thinking it would turn into anything but a random space for me to […]

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I Want My Face In Times Square for About.me

[ 1 ] September 5, 2011 |
I Want My Face In Times Square for About.me

I mean, who doesn’t? I’m pretty shallow too. Anywho, so… the website About.me is having a contest to find someone to become the FACE of their company, ending up on a giant billboard on Times Square. Well, I wanna be that person. It’s easy, just head to my about.me page and click “vote”: http://about.me/luvvie. Just […]

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I Was Chosen as a 30 Under 30. Check Me Out!

[ 24 ] September 1, 2011 |
I Was Chosen as a 30 Under 30. Check Me Out!

So blessings rain down on me continuously and I just want to do all types of church scoots. God is clearly doing the wop and the cabbage patch in my life AS WE SPEAK! That’s the only explanation I got for it. What happened this time? Wells…┬áThe Black AIDS Institute, one of the leading organizations […]

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Guess Who’s On Eight Bus Ads In Chicago? The Red Pump Project!

[ 31 ] August 12, 2011 |
Guess Who’s On Eight Bus Ads In Chicago? The Red Pump Project!

So some of you know I founded an organization called The Red Pump Project with my girl Karyn Watkins of The Fabulous Giver. We raise awareness about the impact of HIV/AIDS on women & girls, using red pumps as a symbol of empowerment. We’re national, with ambassadors around the country and we have events and […]

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Back From Nigeria

[ 7 ] August 8, 2011 |
Back From Nigeria

WHATTUP, folks! I’m back from my trip to Nigeria. I was gone for a week and a half, and it was my first trip back in 17 years. It was to bury my Grandmother. While I was there, I journaled my days. I wrote over 60 pages. I took many pics and videos. The trip […]

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10 Reasons Why My Trip to LA Rocked. Part 2

[ 5 ] July 27, 2011 |
10 Reasons Why My Trip to LA Rocked. Part 2

So yesterday, I kicked off my post about my trip to LA from 2 weeks ago. Get a piece of Part 1. Anywho, LA rocked because: * I met a bunch of the folks I’ve been itching to meet for a while. I’m talmbout Marie Denee (who is just the sweetest person ever), Inny Vinny, […]

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10 Reasons Why My Trip to LA Rocked. Part 1

[ 3 ] July 25, 2011 |
10 Reasons Why My Trip to LA Rocked. Part 1

This post has been a long time coming but ya know I stay tardy for all the parties. Anyway, 2 weeks ago, I was in Los Angeles for the first time EVER. I went for the Blogging While Brown Conference and decided to stay a coupla days extra to run the streets and have time […]

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I’m LA-Bound. Blogging While Brown, Here I Come!

[ 3 ] July 7, 2011 |
I’m LA-Bound. Blogging While Brown, Here I Come!

I’m headed to the City of Angels today, y’all! First time ever! I’m going for the Blogging While Brown Conference, which I’ve attended three years in a row, and spoke at last year. I’ll be back with recaps and whatnots when I get back to Chicago. But I shall be tweeting while there. And I […]

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