My First Indie Pattern Haul

It’s a #Pattern Haul! My First Indie Pattern Haul

Waiting on a friend for a lunch date Saturday morning I wandered into the Gather Here sewing shop located in the heart of Inman Square in Cambridge, MA. It’s a wonderful sewing store where they sell all your sewing, knitting, crochet, embroidery and crafting needs. They also have weekly classes that cover all the disciplines […]

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Insecure Inspired Hair Style of the Day

The second season of Insecure on HBO is underway, are you watching? ? via GIPHY If not, you should be! via GIPHY I have followed Issa Rae and her projects from the first episode of the “Awkward Black Girl” YouTube series she created circa 2011. I LOVE EVERYTHING about this show, from season one continuing […]

Black Girl Magic quotes for 2017

5 #BlackGirlMagic Quotes for 2017

Welp, we’re living in Trump’s 2017 but don’t you let that stop your inner #blackgirlmagic from blinding these b*tches. Here are 5 black girl magic quotes to kick off your 2017 #selfcare goals. You’re welcome. “I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept.” – Angela […]

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Black Lives Matter: HerStory

Black Lives Matter is a movement that was created by three beautiful and courageous black women; Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi. They created it as a call to action to Black people after the trial of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin where his killer, George Zimmerman, was held not guilty on all counts including second-degree […]

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Happy Black History Month, Welcome to #FearlessFebruary

#MyPresident and his family vacation photos are all I want to see these past few days in a country where hate now resides in The White House taking the place of Hope and Change. Barack and Michelle Obama were spotted out living their best lives on vacation: https://t.co/xlhPgRkEA9 pic.twitter.com/yZBrZ2m7BK — ESSENCE (@Essence) February 2, 2017 […]

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Chappelle’s Show x Walking Dead

Dave Chappelle of Dave Chappelle fame hosted Saturday Night Live last weekend and it was lit! If you missed his monologue speaking on the current state of affairs and his vision of America, you missed out. He reminds those that must-a forgot how amazingly, wonderfully funny he is. He kept me #rotflmao with hilarious sketches […]

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Thrift Store Refashioning Challenge (Modified)

I am new to sewing, just started last year, and I am feeling a little lost. When I began, the plan was to remake all of Mimi G‘s OOTD makes because She Slays! But somewhere along the way I ran into blog inspiration after blog inspiration after McCall’s sale, after Butterick sale, and created very […]

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New Music: Joseph James new EP “Josoy”

Rapper and lyricist Joseph James has become a renowned artist in his own right. Born in New York City and raised in Boston, Joey, born Jose Santiago, is known for making music that mixes the palpably personal with explosive rap minimalism.       His latest single from his forthcoming EP Josoy, “Hennessy,” was produced by […]

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My Best Friend’s Wedding

Saturday, September 3, 2016, my best friend married the love of her life. It was a beautiful occasion of which I had the pleasure of being the maid of honor.       A video posted by Wangui (@degua) on Sep 3, 2016 at 1:54pm PDT       The couple had a beautiful ceremony […]

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Because Beyoncé | 2016 Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show

In case you missed it: – Edges gone – Afros, black leather, heels, and Jackson five nostrils – Black panther attire on fleek – 90’s house party boys vs girls dance off – Army of black afro laid gorgeous beauties – Gravity be damned – Get your life