Black Americana

Black Americana

Click Read More/Comment for additional photos. After the whole “slave” earring fiasco Italia Vogue online gets it right! Featuring an interview of 24 yr old Creative Director, Brandon Littlejohn by writer and content editor for Ebony Magazine, Geneva S Thomas. Thomas talks with Littlejohn, a recent college graduate about his first installment, “Island in the Sun”(…)

Happy Birthday: When Cip Met Nik

Happy Birthday: When Cip Met Nik

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. The featured picture above is of Nikisha and I years ago playing around and giving off our best gangsta pose for the lenses. As many of you may now well know, today is officially Nikisha’s Birthday. So I thought this would be the perfect chance to tell the story,(…)

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie Recipe: Someone Please Bake Me These :)

Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie Recipe: Someone Please Bake Me These :)

Via petitelefant. Can someone bake me these most delicious looking chocolate chip oatmeal cookies? Its my birthday, don’t judge me! I will most definitely be baking these over the holidays, I just have to go buy these little white baking dishes  :). Cookies + Ice Cream in a Dish 2 c. butter 2 c. sugar(…)

My Birthday Weekend Inspirations, Cheers!

My Birthday Weekend Inspirations, Cheers!

This Saturday the 12th is my birthday!!!! These are somethings going on in my head for the weekend. I have turned it into a bit of a story, read on underneath each pic :). Enjoy your weekend everybody!!!                                  (…)

Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season: DIY Homade Sugar Scrub

Gift Ideas for the Holiday Season: DIY Homade Sugar Scrub

Via Petitelefant. Every holiday season I’m always trying to think of good gifts to give to family members and friends. So I am gonna share some ideas with you for great practical gifts that won’t empty your wallet. This is a sugar scrub that is simple to make and it makes for such a cute(…)

The King: Quazimotto on Wax

The King: Quazimotto on Wax

Click Read More/Comment for additional pictures. If your eyes are the windows to the soul then Photographer, J Quazi King’s work gives a very intimate, beautifully haunting and rare glance of the human spirit through the media of film. Originally from Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, J Quazi King now resides in New York.(…)

Style: Vintage & Thrifted 80s Leopard Sweater

Style: Vintage & Thrifted 80s Leopard Sweater

Click on Read more + Comment to view more pics. I am rocking a vintage 80s leopard sweater that I thrifted for $24 from Beacon’s Closet. I paired it with black leggings which I purchased at Target for $8, 80′s granny boots ($42) and red square 80′s earrings ($1) were thrifted. My hair is in(…)

Modern Day Matchmaker: 12 Signs You’re Not Ready For Marriage

Modern Day Matchmaker: 12 Signs You’re Not Ready For Marriage

Via Essence. 12 Signs You’re Not Ready For Marriage by Paul C. Brunson Engagements aren’t having the best year. Last week Vivica Fox called off her engagement and it’s rumored that Jennifer Hudson and David Otunga could be headed for splitsville. Basketball Wives stars Gloria Govan and Matt Barnes even ended their lengthy engagement for(…)