Tips for visiting The National Museum of African American History

Back in August I requested tickets to the newest Smithsonian museum on the mall, The National Museum of African American History. The earliest I could get passes for was in October. I didn’t realize (or maybe I did but I didn’t really give it much thought) that it would be Columbus Day weekend, a holiday. …

Confession about Sinful Colors

I must confess my I love for Sinful Shine by Kylie Jenner. There, I said it. I am not a nail polish person. I get my toes painted at the nail shop every two weeks, but I have never been one to sit at home and paint my nails. That might change with Kylie’s Sinful Shine. I …

My photography love story <3

My love for photography developed after I moved to D.C. to attend grad school almost half a lifetime ago. I was attending a film program and one of the professors suggested that we develop an “eye” for getting good shots and perfect framing shots by practicing with a still camera. A classmate of mine was …

Christian Siriano Collection for Lane Bryant

I am excited! I don’t consider myself a fashion person (I just like cute clothes) but I have taken notice of Christian Siriano. I watched his season of Project Runway, but never thought much about him one way or another after that. A friend raved over his shoes being sold at Payless, but because they …

Shea Moisture Coconut Hibiscus Twist Out

My hair story: December 2014 I decided to cut all of my hair off for the third time in my life. The first time I had it professionally cut  into a short chemically relaxed style that was easy to maintain. I was in my 20s and I cried. The second time I cut off all …