Yes, it’s as gorgeous as you can imagine. Turquoise surf, light tan sand, sun even when clouds are promised, great seafood restaurants, quirky seaside shops, and miles and miles of hiking. Okay, did I get all of that into one sentence? Malibu is a weekend vacationer’s dream, and it’s laid back, hippy chic quietude can lull you into a sense of not wanting to do a damn thing, and isn’t that what some vacation’s should be all about? A lot of people ask me about quick getaways that they can take, so, I decided to share this weekend with y’all.…

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I keep my phone on vibrate. I have so many notifications, emails, texts, and calls, that a ubiquitous blinging noise would probably drive me nuts throughout the day if I kept the volume on high; not to mention the meetings that require quiet or, I just leave my phone in my purse. The problem with that? I miss the important notifications and calls from #bae often go unanswered when I’m away from my phone. The New York based tech company Ringly has a dope, fashionable answer to this problem I’m sure many share.  Now I may (am) be on the…

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Happy Cinco de Mayo folks! Unfortunately, this historically drunken holiday falls on a Monday this year, and those of us who have to clock in the next day can’t turn up as much as we’d like. But no fear! A margarita or two, or three, never hurt nobody! I usually don’t do posts that are so hyper-local, but since I live in the lovely DMV and I love it, I decided to help my local folks out with a list of the best Cinco de Mayo spots. Enjoy! Bandolero DC3241 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007(202) 625-4488 As soon as…

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It’s festival season folks! Coachella, Broccoli City Fest, Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, the list goes on. I love to take any opportunity I can to dress up in what wouldn’t be normally acceptable in everyday life. So you’ll see me decked out for Halloween, Christmas, Easter (yes, Easter) and of course, festivals. The must-have accessory for any dope girl when it comes to festival apparell is a flower crown! I’m crafty, and love anything customized, so I thought this year instead of buying a generic flower crown that I’d see everyone with at the festivals, I’d make one myself. It was simple enough…

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It’s my birthdaaaaay today! And being the nerd I am, I decided to look up all the historical events that occurred on my birthday. From freed slaves returning to Liberia in 1895, to the 1st U.S. National Wildlife Preserve (Lake Merritt in Oakland, CA) being established in 1870, to Barnum & Bailey’s Greatest Show on Earth opening in 1881!  It’s interesting how so many events that occurred on the day you came into this earth are so similar to your passions and interests. In celebration, here are some dope images of vintage Barnum & Bailey’s Greatest Show on Earth posters. …

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