Essence Festival 2019 Memories: NYDJ Family Festival at the Jane Club New Orleans Review

Last year the Essence Festival hosted several events to celebrate all things Blackness and Womanhood in New Orleans, and Essence Festival 2019 “do not owe me nothing” as the older generations would say! Essence Festival 2019 “do not owe me nothing” as the older generations would say! It was a magnificent year for my brand and my life. I was home long enough to close … Continue reading Essence Festival 2019 Memories: NYDJ Family Festival at the Jane Club New Orleans Review

Opulent Productions presents: Women Mean Business Awards 2020 Vision: HER Dream in Focus

Join Opulent Productions for an evening of networking, socializing, and surprises at the Inaugural Women Mean Business Awards Show. This is an event you don’t want to miss. Continue reading Opulent Productions presents: Women Mean Business Awards 2020 Vision: HER Dream in Focus

Happy Birthday to my One and Only Son & Happy Birthing Anniversary to Me!!

On this day in 1994 I was admitted into Labor & Delivery to be induced labor due to loss of amniotic fluid, my baby was in my womb in a partially dried-up water bag. Being forced into labor was the worse pain ever. I cried to my Mama, begged for drugs, epidural or to be knocked unconscious. I couldn’t take the pain, but I would … Continue reading Happy Birthday to my One and Only Son & Happy Birthing Anniversary to Me!!

Thanksgiving Cooking & Girl Talk with NOLA Chic & DaTwist Mastr: New Orleans Stuffed Bell Peppers & The No’s of Potato Salad

I know some of yall Old School Cooks have your tables set🍽, pies and cakes 🥮🥧in the oven, seasonings chopped, turkey 🦃soaking in a brine or injected with some flavorful concoction and praying So-So doesn’t realize his “Lil Taste” in his/her cup has been watered down🥃😂🤣 Last year Jelahn and I went LIVE as I cooked a small meal for us and all of you … Continue reading Thanksgiving Cooking & Girl Talk with NOLA Chic & DaTwist Mastr: New Orleans Stuffed Bell Peppers & The No’s of Potato Salad

Food, Fun and Fashion at Saks Fifth Avenue in Canal Place-Meet Jane Siskin founder of Cinq à Sept

Hey, there Nola Fashion Lovers tomorrow designer Jane Siskin of Cinq a’ Sept will be at Saks Fifth Avenue inside Canal Place speaking about her brand and providing the guest with complimentary styling with RSVP. Cinq à Sept, the New York-based fashion brand founded by Jane Siskin, is French for “five to seven,” and embodies the time in-between late afternoon and early evening, “When streets … Continue reading Food, Fun and Fashion at Saks Fifth Avenue in Canal Place-Meet Jane Siskin founder of Cinq à Sept

Black Woman Greatness: Winn-Dixie celebrates the birthday and life of 100-year old Winn-Dixie Associate, Trailblazer and Barrier Breaker, Mrs. Romay Davis

On October 29th 2019 Southeastern Grocers, parent company of Winn-Dixie, along with the Montgomery community and hardworking trailblazers all over the world, celebrate the birthday and life of 100-year-old Winn-Dixie associate, Romay Davis. Winn-Dixie honored a beautiful associate who turned 100 years young. In celebration of the Centennial’s milestone, Winn Dixie hosted an in-store birthday party and those who have been inspired by Ms. Romay’s … Continue reading Black Woman Greatness: Winn-Dixie celebrates the birthday and life of 100-year old Winn-Dixie Associate, Trailblazer and Barrier Breaker, Mrs. Romay Davis

FION PRODUCTIONS presents NOLA Comedy for the Cure feat. Algiers Diamond

I am the BRAND AMBASSADOR for “NOLA Comedy for the Cure” presented by FION Productions LLC and Black News Channel starring Nyesha “Algiers Diamond” Wilson!!! Hey Y’all, As you know I have been out of town caring for my GROWN Children lol, but seriously I been away due to the loss of my daughter’s dad, taking care of business for my adopted daughter, spending time … Continue reading FION PRODUCTIONS presents NOLA Comedy for the Cure feat. Algiers Diamond

Port Orleans Brewing Co. and Louisiana Winn-Dixie Stores “Lend a Helping Can” to Fight Cancer

Winn-Dixie and Port Orleans are teaming up this October to raise money for Ochsner Cancer Institute, and we invite you to join us for a series of Happy Hour events to bring more awareness to this amazing cause, and more “HAPPYness” to this special community!
· Special Port Orleans Beer Tastings
· Delicious Tailgate Food Samples
· Mystery Gift Card Giveaways
· Special Guests, Entertainment and MORE… Continue reading Port Orleans Brewing Co. and Louisiana Winn-Dixie Stores “Lend a Helping Can” to Fight Cancer

Naturally Growing Freedom: A Hair Story

Guest Blogger: Tamara Prosper https://buildbalance.home.blog/ My mother has been wearing her hair short and natural for as long as I can remember. As a child she had long, curly hair – enviable to some, but a source of pain and frustration to her. As an adult she found it much easier to style and detangle when she wore it short. She allowed it to grow … Continue reading Naturally Growing Freedom: A Hair Story