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I Took New Headshots So Help Me Pick One!

Since I speak at conferences pretty often, both on social media topics and to represent The Red Pump Project, I’m asked for my headshot a lot. But the one I always use is one from January 2010. And it’s obvious that it’s old because my locs are still 1-inch comb …

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What We Wore to the Uptown Magazine Pordee

The Saturday before the Academy Awards was full of events, and Afrobella & I went to the Uptown Magazine party celebrating the 20th anniversary of the movie Boomerang. We realized it’d be pretty swanky so we needed to look goodt! We got a glam squad together, sponsored by Avon, and …

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What We Wore to the Academy Awards

When the day of the Academy Awards arrived, Afrobella and I got up super early so our glam squad could come through and make us look like princesses. And they REALLY did. First, we got our hair done by Felicia Leatherwood, the hair whisperer. Felicia is not only one of …

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Today’s the Academy Awards! Follow Luvvie & Afrobella’s Coverage

It’s finally! Today’s the 84th Academy Awards (aka the Oscars) and we’re in LA covering the show. Afrobella and I will be on the red carpet pre-show and backstage in the press room as the show goes on. Throughout the day, we’d like to bring you with us on our …

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My Journey to the Academy Awards with Afrobella

My peoples! I’ve been MIA on my eCrib all week because I’ve been prepping for my trip to LA for the Academy Awards. I’m there right now for a trip of a lifetime, and it’s a dream come true. Actually, it’s a dream I didn’t even have because I didn’t …

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Come Shop with Me and Afrobella at Marshall’s on Nov 30th in Chicago

My peoples! So you know I like to shop. Especially for shoes. Wells, Afrobella put together a shopping event with TJ Maxx and Marshalls, and yours truly will be on hand to give shoe-shopping tips! So come shop with me and my blog besties: Afrobella, Renewed Fitness and The Sassy …

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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 …

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Happy Birthday, Afrobella!

Today is a glorious day! It’s Afrobella‘s birthday!!! Yes, THAT Afrobella. The one whose hair precedes her. The one who folks call the Godmother of Brown Beauty Blogging. She was doing it before people blogged for the freebies (because there were none back then). She’s the reason a lot of …

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I’m in Miami for Blogalicious

What’s popping folks? I’m in Miami for the Blogalicious Conference. Blogalicious is a conference to celebrate diversity in women who blog. I’m speaking here on a panel called “New Bloggers Guide” with Kris Cain of Little Tech Girl. Sidenote: I redesigned their website too. This is my first time in …

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Amtrak Failed Us: An Overnight Trip Gone Bad

I got a tale to tell about my how Amtrak failed us! I had to travel to DC this past weekend to speak at the Blogging While Brown Conference. What had happened was: Me and my homette Patrice (aka Afrobella) decided to travel to Washington DC from Chicago on Amtrak. …

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