black hair, Fashion, Things to Do

Painting the Town Pink💕 Luster’s #PinkTakeOver Party Bus w/ Naturally Temi & Resa B. Luster {Recap}

Growing up in a black household, there were a few haircare products I can remember that were trusted to maintain my tresses. Among them was Luster's Pink Oil Moisturizer Hair Lotion. I know y'all remember getting your hair slayed with some of this! It always made my hair feel really soft and not to mention,… Continue reading Painting the Town Pink💕 Luster’s #PinkTakeOver Party Bus w/ Naturally Temi & Resa B. Luster {Recap}

Fashion, OOTD, Outfit inspiration, Philly, Things to Do

Embracing My African Roots at the 11th Annual ACANA Festival 🇱🇷✊🏿

It is my lifelong dream to one day visit my father's homeland of Liberia, West Africa. A 'sh*thole country' in the eyes of some, but beloved by many. Until the day comes, I look forward to learning as much as I can about African culture by attending events like the ACANA Festival. For the past… Continue reading Embracing My African Roots at the 11th Annual ACANA Festival 🇱🇷✊🏿

Fashion, Philly

Century 21 Haute Runway Show Feat. Philly Designer Iris Bonner {These Pink Lips}

Right about now, Fashion Week is taking place in Philly and while I would love to attend every show, the way my life is set up right now, I just CAN-NUH! Between working a full-time job and completing grad school, I'm pretty pressed for time. Luckily though, I did get a chance to attend the… Continue reading Century 21 Haute Runway Show Feat. Philly Designer Iris Bonner {These Pink Lips}

Philly, Restaurant Week, Review, Things to Do

Restaurant Week|Summer ’17 Recap| Valanni 

What better way to celebrate the last days of summer than by dining out during Restaurant Week? Sounds like a good time to me! This go round we dined at Valanni, a Mediterranean Restaurant in Center City. Our reservations were for nine Friday evening but due to the high demand from Restaurant Week, the kitchen was backed… Continue reading Restaurant Week|Summer ’17 Recap| Valanni 

Philly, Things to Do

Exploring Philly After Hours

When's the last time you took the opportunity to explore the beauty in your own city? I mean really look around, not in a rush to get somewhere? Would I be jumping the gun if I said never? Why is it that we can willingly explore the depths of other lands, spending hundreds upon thousands… Continue reading Exploring Philly After Hours

Reflections

It’s My Birthday!!!

(Cue Uncle Luke Birthday Song) And I'm pretty darn excited about it too! But I shouldn't be. The closer you get to thirty, society gives you a list of reasons why you should be wallowing in your own pity. You have a job, not a career. You've accumulated thousands of dollars in student loan debt, which… Continue reading It’s My Birthday!!!

Reflections

How’s Your 2017 Going? 

Can you believe it's June already? We are halfway through 2017. This year is just flying by! I hope you're chipping away at those resolutions or goals as I like to call them, that you set wayy back in January. It's easy to fall off track with the hustle and bustle of everyday life, but… Continue reading How’s Your 2017 Going? 

Fashion, Philly, Things to Do

Event Recap: Conversations w/Claire Book Tour (Philly)

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Conversations with Claire Book Tour here in Philly. Claire Sulmers is the Editor-in-Chief of one of the top fashion sites, none other than FashionBombDaily.com. She is also author of The Bomb Life, a personal memoir that details the ups and downs she encountered while trying to break into… Continue reading Event Recap: Conversations w/Claire Book Tour (Philly)

Reflections

February Recap!!!

February is a short month but that didn't stop it from being a busy one! I definitely did a lot of ripping and running but I'm pleased to say that it both began and ended on a high note! First off, I linked up with my bestie over dinner and drinks during Philly Restaurant Week,… Continue reading February Recap!!!

Philly, Things to Do

Recap: Macy’s Celebrates Black History Month 2017 (Philly)

I must first start off by giving a big round of applause to Macy's for not only publicly acknowledging Black History Month, but for contributing to the festivities in such a major way. Each year, select Macy's stores across the country hold in-store events for Black History Month featuring a celebrity guest of some capacity.… Continue reading Recap: Macy’s Celebrates Black History Month 2017 (Philly)