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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

To the hardest but most rewarding responsibility in the world, this is for all the amazing Mothers who truly knowing the meaning of unconditional love. Much Love, UBB

VH1 Storytellers: Jill Scott Live

VH1 Storytellers: Jill Scott Live

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. On May 8th I had the extreme pleasure to be invited in viewing the live taping of VH1’s Storytellers, featuring the amazing Singer/Songwriter/Actor and Grammy award winning poet, Jill Scott. The performance was held at the Manhattan Center Hammerstein Ballroom in NY, which is commonly described as a “century-old(…)

Natural and Organic Cosmetics for Spring

Natural and Organic Cosmetics for Spring

We have gotten a few emails and some comments on whether we know of some good safe, clean, and natural make-up. My answer has always been,” I don’t know, I don’t know much about make-up”. But that doesn’t mean I’m not looking out for my ladies that are looking. I came across the best natural(…)

Top Shop: 5 Minutes with Julia Sarr-Jamois

Top Shop: 5 Minutes with Julia Sarr-Jamois

Topshop pulls in one of my favorite style inspired crushes, the beautiful Fashion Editor of Wonderland Magazine, Julia Sarr-Jamois. In what couldn’t be more than a perfect match, Julia collaborated with Topshop and styled a fashion story titled, “Come as You Are” for their Spring/Summer 2012 magazine. This British retailer took a moment to sit(…)

Partners in Preservation: Open House Weekend

Partners in Preservation: Open House Weekend

A chance to win a trip for two to New Orleans, a Brazilian Brunch with caipirinhas, live music, prizes, scavenger hunts, food, refreshments, behind-the-scenes tours and this is just the beginning. Now how do you experience this for FREE? For FREE…you may be asking what is the catch! Well no gimmicks involved all of this(…)

Modern Day Matchmaker: How to Determine If He’s Marriage Material

Modern Day Matchmaker: How to Determine If He’s Marriage Material

Via Essence How to Determine If He’s Marriage Material by Paul C. Brunson. Periodically, on Twitter, I post a question with the hashtag #MDMQ – it’s a weekly query I run called ‘Modern Day Matchmaker Question’ that’s designed to provoke thought and discussion about different relationship topics. Last week, I asked my followers to define(…)

Exciting News: Partners in Preservation

Exciting News: Partners in Preservation

Click Read More/Comment for additional photos. Working in conjunction with American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation , we along with 19 other blog ambassadors were asked to share in an exciting and innovating initiative dubbed Partners in Preservation a program that has had its feet in the trenches since 2006, granting awards in(…)

Stress Can Affect Your Health, Hair & Skin: 12 Stress Relievers

Stress Can Affect Your Health, Hair & Skin: 12 Stress Relievers

Ever feel like tearing someone limb from limb or so upset from frustration that you are about to wither away from the last drop of water drained from your body of all the tears you just shed. Ok, well maybe these are slight exaggerations but even the slightest dilemma such as a time crunch or sitting(…)