Arts & Culture

My Absolute Favorite Show Right Now: Misfits

My Absolute Favorite Show Right Now: Misfits

Ok…so why does everything creative that comes out of England seem so dope!? The show Misfits is a British series filled with comedy, drama, and fiction. Its about a group of five young people in there 20s doing community service who gain supernatural powers during an electrical storm. This experience draws the group of offenders(…)

Trader Joe’s Spicy Chai Latte

Trader Joe’s Spicy Chai Latte

Trader Joe’s Spicy Chai Latte is what I’ve been drinking with my family this weekend during the crappy hurricane weather. It is hands down the best home made Chai tea out there! I am a tea lady and my son and boyfriend are tea guys…lol, I’m talking a cup or two a day! This stuff(…)

20 Things You Should Know About Him Before Things Get Serious

20 Things You Should Know About Him Before Things Get Serious

New article via Essence “20 Things to Know About Him Before You Get Serious” written by my brother Paul Carrick Brunson. Recently, my cousin came to me for advice. She had been in a 3-month casual dating relationship and felt like it had the potential to become serious. When I started asking her questions to(…)

Are You REALLY Ready to Spend Foreva Eva With That Man?

Are You REALLY Ready to Spend Foreva Eva With That Man?

Reposted from MadameNoir written by Demetria Irwin. I have had marriage on the brain lately and found this wonderful blog with this wonderful article. I must admit before reading this article I was a little nervous, hoping I could check off yes for all of them myself ;). Enjoy: You’re at the “right” age (maybe(…)

DIY: Feather Hair Clip

DIY: Feather Hair Clip

This is a DIY feather hair clip via: freepeople. What you need: Two feathers of your choice, jewelry chain, 3 pieces of jewelry wire and a hair clip. (You can find fake feathers at arts and crafts stores or online.)   Step One: Wrap wire around both feathers, leaving a little room at the top.(…)

Skin: Sandra Laing

Skin: Sandra Laing

How I spend one of my many weekend nights is not out on the town but reading a good book, creating: may it be art or a DIY project or deciding what movie I will watch on Netflix. Well last night Netflix won and it was my boyfriend’s turn to select a movie so as(…)

Sangria

Sangria

I like to make Sangria’s from scratch at home especially while its warm. I found this great recipe at allrecipies. Ingredients 1/2 cup brandy 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/3 cup frozen lemonade concentrate 1/3 cup orange juice 1 (750 milliliter) bottle dry red wine 1/2 cup triple sec 1 lemon, sliced into rounds 1 orange,(…)