So I Went to the Cincinnati Music Festival Thumbnail

My people! So last weekend, I was invited to go to the Cincinnati Music Festival as a social media correspondent for their top sponsor Proctor & Gamble, and specifically for one of my favorite arms of theirs: My Black is Beautiful. My job was to go, interview some cool people, watch the concerts and share [...]

7 Lessons I’ve Learned from Traveling to 14 Countries in 2015 Thumbnail

This year has been unlike any for me for so many reasons but one of those is that I traveled like I never have before. I didn’t start the year imagining that I’d visit 14 countries, but that’s was one of the beautiful surprises of 2015. For me, travel is important for many reasons, and [...]

Team Red Pump

Right now, I’m getting ready for my trip to Port-au-Prince, Haiti tomorrow. Besides that fact that it will be my first time ever in Haiti, what makes this trip exciting is that I am going to represent The Red Pump Project, along with 2 of our team members (hey Brittani and Skyy!) as guests of [...]

My Year of Yes, Saying No to Fear and Checking Off My Bucket List Thumbnail

It’s funny that a couple of weeks ago, I got sent a copy of Shonda Rhimes’ new book The Year of Yes. When you get an advanced copy of bae’s book. 🙌 Excited to dig into @shondarhimes‘ #YearofYes! You can pre-order now. — Awesomely Luvvie (@Luvvie) October 6, 2015 Not only is that bae [...]

I’m Taking One More Big Trip Before Summer Ends Thumbnail

I have thoroughly enjoyed this summer. It’s the closest I’ve had to a “summer break” since like college. I let emails linger, I went PSHT to anything urgent and I shirked more than a few responsibilities as I traveled to multiple countries, rooftopped with my girls and just had a grand old time. I know [...]

Headed to New Orleans and ESSENCEFest for the First Time! Thumbnail

I am sitting here procrastinating on packing as I am wont to do. I just really hate this part of traveling. It’s so painful! GAAHHHH! Anywho, I’m GEEKED because tomorrow, I’m going to New Orleans for the first time ever, and it’s for ESSENCEFest! ESSENCE Magazine’s annual weekend with music, influencers, activations and a bunch [...]

A Guide to Planning a Trip to Morocco (Part 1) Thumbnail

Morocco is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been. The entire country prides itself on the beauty of everything from its land to mundane things like a bathroom door. There is so much history there that it is basically like walking back in time, in certain places. I loved it all. I went [...]

I’m Headed to Morocco for a Week! Thumbnail

Hey folks! Tonight, I’m headed to Morocco and I am doing a jig about it. I decided to just go because why not?? YOLO and all that jazz. You know I love to travel and it’s always been on my list! This is a play trip and I will be exploring Marrakech, Fez and Chefchaouen [...]

4 Places to Visit in Nairobi, Kenya Thumbnail

In March, me and some of my oldest friends went to Kenya for the first time and we had a grand time. I even had a fantastic meetup with the Bloggers Association of Kenya that I blogged about here. I’ve been meaning to write about other things I did so here’s my overdue post about [...]

My Meetup with BAKE in Nairobi, Kenya Was Fantastic! Thumbnail

Last month, I visited Kenya for the first time ever. It has always been on my list of countries I needed to go, not only because I have Kenyan friends but I have a large readership there. In fact, Kenya is ranked number 5 on the countries where my site gets the most traffic. Me [...]