Two-tone dresses and sparkly metallics ruled the red carpet at the 2014 Golden Globes tonight -- so much black and white, so much shiny, and lots of dramatic reds, elegant black dresses, and bright solid colors, too. I loved Amy Adams' low-cut number red two-tone, Lupita Nyong'o's dramatic bright red, Lena Dunham's can't-stop-looking yellow, and Cate Blanchett's delicate black lace. For more Golden Globes fashion in all the colors of the rainbow, read on!
Here we are! 2014. New calendar; clean slate; fresh start. New beginnings make me giddy. I love the excitement of writing on the first page of a new journal, or reading the first paragraph of a new book. I even love the newness that each morning brings me, with opportunities do things a little better than I did them the day before. While reflecting on this past year, I was reminded of some victories, and decided to share them with you....more
[How many of you made resolutions to spend less or consume less in 2014? Morra's done it twice -- read on for her plan for how to go without new clothes and cosmetics and check out the link to BlogHer News Section Editor Grace Hwang Lynch's own similar experiment. - Rita]
(Source)My bad, my bad. I know I've been busy, but this is no excuse for leaving you hanging on what to wear for the holiday parties. I've discussed hairstyles (on here and on Blackhairinformation.com and Naturalhairrules!!!) and even discussed makeup. What I DIDN'T seem to discuss was what the heck to wear. Again, I am truly sorry, but I promise you I am going to make up for it. This post is kinda long with pics and info so sit back, enjoy your day, and let's get this show on the road!...more
I was chatting to my girlfriends the other night about girly-girl things, you know those nights: red wine, cheese and chocolate (also known as cheat day) … usually sporting an "around-the-house look" with messy buns, baggy t-shirts and leggings. While playing with bright summer lipsticks, we got to talking about beauty cheats, and I was really surprised that some of them hadn’t heard of these five beauty cheats. I was compelled to write it up and share it with you — enjoy!...more
During the holidays, you find yourself traveling to places you ordinarily wouldn't go. Most of the time it's to find that perfect gift, visit family or in my case, a company Christmas dinner. My husband's company is based a few hours away from home, so we decided to make it an overnight stay. I mean really, who wants to drive hours home after eating a huge meal? The answer ... Nobody! Driving on a full belly and dressed in stuffy clothes is no one's idea of a fun night....more