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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 …

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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 …

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Where in the World is Luvvie Sandiego?

What it be like, folks? So I made it out of SnowtoriousBIG on Thursday, with only one hour delay to my flight. SHOURROUT to the greatest city EVER! Can’t nobody sit up here and tell me Chicago isn’t the bomb.com. 2 days after 2 feet of snow and 60 mph …

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These Suitcase Decals Are TSA’s Worst Nightmare

I was loitering at my quiet corner of the interwebs a coupla months ago (Tumblr) when I came across these: What are these, you might ask? They’re suitcase decals that you can buy and stick on your luggage to travel with. You take these huge stickers, place them on your …

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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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I’m in NYC for BlogHer!

Hey folks! By the time you read this, I’ll be in NYC for the BlogHer Conference. SO EXCITED for it! Looking forward to it all. Reconnecting with old friends, meeting new friends. Painting New York City houndstooth and argyle. I’ll be gone for about 5 days. I’m not sure if …

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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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In DC for the weekend

As you read this, I’ll be on the Amtrak train on my way to the Blogging While Brown Conference, where I’m speaking on a panel. Afrobella and I decided to take a train because neither one of us has ever taken one long distance. Armed with backpacks full of snacks, …

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I’m back! ATL Rocked!

*Insert post about being back from ATL and having a blast here.* *Also insert promises to blog tomorrow.*

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Blogalicious 2009 was THAT BUSINESS

What it does, folks? So I’s back from Atlanta from Blogalicious (conference for Women of Color bloggers) and it was FANTAWESOME! I was mainly there to rep The Red Pump Project because my goal is to get 500 bloggers “Rocking the Red Pump” on their blogs to raise awareness about …

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