If You're White, Do You Ever Think About Being White?

Earlier today, BlogHer Contributing Editor Nordette Adams shared a video with me on Facebook. It was part of a series of videos that got together black women and white women and let them ask each other questions regarding race. I now want to watch the entire series. The video Nordette shared asked two questions: 1) Do white people think about white privilege? and 2) What are the barriers to black women and white women being friends?...more
This is interesting to me - I'm about as white as they come, and no, I don't often think of ... more

15 Food Blogger Trends of 2012 That Need to Go

As January approaches, it's a time for new beginnings, new journeys and changes in our lives. It's also the time to take stock of the previous year and jettison the old, the mundane, the things that are holding us back or that clog up our lives. And you know what? As food bloggers, we can apply this valuable process to our own blogs....more
Brown Butter should be celebrated!  NOT BURIED IN CHOCOLATE GINGERBREAD CHAI SALTED CARAMEL ... more

Easy curls, no heat or hair skills required

I need to confess something: even though I write here at Beauty Hacks, I'm not so accomplished in what I call the "Girly Arts."  I cannot wield a curling iron or use hairspray.  Lip liner, French braids, manicures -- they all sort of scare me.     ...more

I used to get rag curls in my hair.  My mom used my dad's old socks for the rags. ... more