Meet Our May FiberFriend: Tmaniluwhuarivers

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Tracey Maniluwhua-Rivers. Just about everyone calls me Tee. I’m originally from Sedona Arizona. I’ve been living in the North East for about 35 years now. My Family and I currently live in Bergen County NJ.   2. What is your craft? How long…

Meet Our May CurlFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Al’vina Janae and I’m from Norfolk VA 🧜🏾‍♀️ born and raised.     2. What is your preferred art form? And when did you start? My preferred art form is writing ✍🏽️✍🏽️ (poetry to be exact) and I started writing when I was…

My Visit To String Thing Studio

Birthday Yarn! When Rhys (the Hubby) asked me what I wanted to do for my birthday, the first thought that popped in my mind was YARN!!! I knew right away that I wanted to visit String Thing Studio in Brooklyn, New York. I follow the shop on Instagram (IG @StringThingStudio) and I just had to…

Meet Our April FiberFriend: SweetlyVersatile

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Brittanya and I am from the Bronx, NY. •   2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? My craft is crochet and knitting. I also make candles occasionally. I have been crafting for…

Meet Our April CurlFriend

1. What is your name and where are you from?
 My name is Ke’Asia and I’m from Long Island, New York.     2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big Chip or Transition? 
 I’ve been natural for a little over…

Two Strand Twist Tips

Two strand twists are by far my favorite protective style for myself as well as my daughters. Although they are a bit time consuming while styling, the end result greatly out-weighs any arm-ache you will experience…lol. Versatile and long lasting, two strand twists will give you weeks of time off if/when you grow tired of…

Meet Our February FiberFriend: GGMadeIt

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Gaye Glasspie (that’s where the GG comes from) and I was born and raised in NJ! I currently reside on Clifton.   2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I knit and have…

Meet Our March CurlFriend

1. What’s your name and where are you from? My name is Bri. I’m currently residing in South Florida, but I’m from Delaware.   2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big Chop or Transition? I’ve been natural since summer of 2006….

Book Review: Prey Till The End

Mild Spoilers: ✨ Prey till the End was action packed from the very beginning, which is exactly what I expected from Eaves. I would have given a 5 star review, but there were a couple of issues that I couldn’t get past. I didn’t think it was necessary to escalate Lori and Crina’s relationship to…

Mented Cosmetics Nude Lipgloss

I am a very busy mother of three, so my morning routine can get a little hectic. Trying to make sure that everyone arrives at school on time with everything they need takes priority. Makeup is the last thing on my mind.   But thankfully the women behind Mented Cosmetics (KJ Miller and Amanda E….

How To Get Away With Scandal

On March 1st ShondaLand will give us crossover episodes of two of my favorite shows: How To Get Away With Murder and Scandal.   Annalise Keating and Olivia Pope will meet and I can’t wait for all of the Black Girl Magic! So, Annalise will appear on Scandal at 9pm, followed by Olivia on HTGAWM at 10pm….

Plans

This Week’s Verse: Proverbs 16:9 “In his heart a man plans his course, but the Lord determines his steps.” (NIV) I have always been the type of person to write down my plans. I have an agenda book that is filled with my “To-Do Lists” as well as sticky notes and an excessive amount of…