Douglas Family Gold – Featuring Olympic Gymnast Gabrielle Douglas

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Douglas Family Gold is Oxygen’s newest reality docu-series that follows gold medal gymnast Gabby Douglas and her support system, which include matriarch Natalie Hawkins, sisters Arielle “Arie” Hawkins, Joyelle “Joy” Douglas, brother, Johnathan Douglas and grandmother Miss Carolyn Ford.

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That Time I Interviewed Kristian Nairn (HODOR) For HuffPost LIVE #GameOfThrones

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 23: Kristian Nairn attends HBO's "Game Of Thrones" Season 5 San Francisco Premiere at San Francisco Opera House on March 23, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/WireImage)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – MARCH 23: Kristian Nairn attends HBO’s “Game Of Thrones” Season 5 San Francisco Premiere at San Francisco Opera House on March 23, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Steve Jennings/WireImage)

Yep I’m a Game of Thrones fan.  Deal with it.  Just finished watching s6|ep5 “The Door” and wow!  We knew from previous episodes that we would get to learn more about Hodor’s back story but the idea… <<Spoiler Alert>>

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Cruising Around Town in the 2016 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring

I received this car from DriveShop for a 7 day test drive.  All opinions are my own.

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I always have a great time on my test drives and this time was no different.  Zooming around town in this cute little 2016 Mazda CX-3 Grand Touring was so much fun!  The color?  Ceramic Metallic. This car was perfect for all of my errands and other daily mom duties.  

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My Biggest Take Aways from Steve Harvey’s Act Like A Success Conference

I have partnered with Purpose Driven Media and am a member of the Act Like a Success Social Media Team. They provided me with compensation for this event coverage. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.

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It was indeed a pleasure to serve on the Social Media Team for Steve Harvey’s Act Like A Success conference.  Before I even get started with telling you how inspirational and motivational it was I would like to

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The Black Hair Care Industry is Featured on House of Lies S5|Ep 6 Johari Window

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Did ya’ll see the last episode of Showtime’s House of Lies?  S5| Ep 6 Johari Window?  I’m a big fan of the show and recently binge watched it to catch up.   Wanda Sykes has been co-starring this season as Jeremiah’s (Marty’s Dad played by Glynn Turman) girlfriend so it’s already just hilarious with her on there with her natural hair and her throat cutting one liners. But this episode went where I’ve never seen it go before and that to a Hair Show!

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4 Small Steps You Can Take Toward Heart Health #FromTheHeart

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Heart Truth®. All opinions are 100% mine.

The Heart Truth program’s goal is to raise awareness about heart disease and its risk factors among women, and educate and motivate them to take action to prevent the disease and control their own personal risk.

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Did you know that heart disease is the #1 Killer of women?  Did you know that of all of the women who died in 2013 that one in four of those deaths that occurred in the United States is a result of heart disease?  

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Black Female West Point Cadets Under Investigation For Raised Fists

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I turned on the news this morning to this story and I just had to give my commentary.  The gist of it is this apparently at West Point Military Academy when you are getting ready to graduate you pose for a class photo.  Like previous cadets before them these young African American female cadets got together for their photo and this was the result. 

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CNN Presents United Shades Of America with W. Kamau Bell

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CNN Presents United Shades of America

I got to attend an exclusive screening of episode two of CNN’s UNITED SHADES OF AMERICA starring comedian W. Kamau Bell.  United Shades of America is a documentary that takes a large black man with a fro and places him in situations that you might not expect him to be in.  It really examines ways of life in America that we may never see.  

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