BBW’s First Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Him


Women if you are like me, you are absolutely stumped about what to buy your beau for VDay. I personally think men are harder to shop for than women. … [Read more...]

Beyond Black and White Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Her

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Valentine's Day is right around the corner and for the romantics at heart, this is the ultimate day of love for the whole year. And apologies to the … [Read more...]

We Want More!! Brown, Beautiful, and Killing It: Lupita Nyong’o

Lupita Nyong'o, black woman, actress, 12 Years a Slave, awards, dark skin, Yale,

On my blog Lattes and Lipstick I love to do a weekly segment called Brown Beauty of the Week where I feature beautiful brown women that are garnering … [Read more...]

Why I’m PROUD to be an ‘Uppity Negro,’ and So Should You!

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    The creator of this t-shirt, Andrea Carter, called me an 'uppity negro' and I consider it one of the best compliments I've ever … [Read more...]

Kicking 2014 in the Proverbial A**: Obsessions


Happy New Year Darlings!I've been on a mini hiatus from blogging because well, frankly, I needed a break from communicating.. Now I am back with a … [Read more...]

Head-To-Toe Holiday Ready. Are You?


I recently did a photo shoot for a project that I'm dying to tell you about but can't just yet. I'm sharing (some) of them with you because it's the … [Read more...]

Instant Tummy Tuck So You Can Fit Into That Clingy Holiday Dress!


*This is an unpaid review.* Now that you're ready to hurl yourself out of a window because, like me, you consume 35,000 calories on Thanksgiving … [Read more...]

Vintage BoHo, My New Love, Free People

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I think I've found a style that I can wear well till I'm 80. I absolutely LOVE Free People, and I ADORE their sales. While I love the quality and … [Read more...]

Wear It Well Wednesday: Animal Prints and You…..

Animal Print Jacket

Now that we've got the hang of wearing clothing made to get you seen I think it's high time to push the envelope a little bit. What's more eye … [Read more...]

Wear it Well Wednesday: The Color Red


I've got no time for fraidy cats so those of you who wish to continue reading in the comforts of your own routine and bored life may do so. The rest … [Read more...]