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…

2018 Must Reads

If you know me you know that I absolutely love to party…and by party I mean read novels until 2 am (lol). I’ll read anything, but my favorite genres include: Sci-Fi, Afro-Futurism, Horror, Mystery, Fantasy and Adventure. Now if a woman of color is the main character AND the book is written by a woman…

Meet Our January FiberFriend: TheDreamCrochet

1. What is your name and where are you from? Hello there! I’m Ashlee Elle and I am from Sugarland, Texas.   2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I am a Lover of All of Crafts though Crocheting is my everything. I have been crocheting…

Vogue Knitting Live 2018

I had so much fun at Vogue Knitting Live! Spending time with family, touching all of the yarn, and meeting up with Instagram FiberFriends made the day perfect (I learned the term “FiberFriends” from GGMadeIt). Click the video to watch my highlights from our Saturday adventures. I’m not the type of person to walk up…

Grace

I’ve been debating with myself about sharing Bible verses since I began this blog. I didn’t want to come off as too pushy; forcing my beliefs onto you all. But, I also don’t want to censor myself. I want to present 100% pure Cherrelle; I want to show my true authentic self. If I never…

Why H&M…Why?

You know what…I don’t even want to know why H&M made this completely terrible addition to the internet. I’m sure they have some half-assed apology about how they didn’t realize the wrong in this post. Maybe this beautiful little boy’s guardian didn’t realize this was the sweatshirt they would put on their baby. Maybe the…

Meet Our January CurlFriend

1. What’s your name and where are you from? My name is Kimberley Tuller. I was born in Kingston, Jamaica and currently live in Drexel Hill, a suburb of Philadelphia, PA. 2. How long have you been natural? Why did you decide to begin your natural hair journey? And did you Big Chop or Transition?…

My Favorite Natural Hair Product Line 2017

In 2017, I tried a bunch of natural hair product lines. But, my favorite line of the year is Mielle Pomegranite and Honey. It smells amazing and my hair loved it immediately. On day one, my braid out was defined yet soft. As the week went on, my hair only got bigger…the volume was perfect.I…

Meet Our December CurlFriend

1. What’s your name and where are you from?  I’m Alicia from Queens, NY   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 again since 2011 (6 years). I was natural (no relaxer) for most of…

Shea Moisture is Back in the News

Shea Moisture Has Been Acquired Shea Moisture is back in the news y’all. Unilever, the maker of Dove soap (and a number of other major brands) announced yesterday, November 27, 2017 that it will be acquiring Sundial. Sundial, one of the largest producers of hair and skincare products for African American women, according to Essence.com,…

Straightening Puffy Hair

First Things First: I love straightening my puffy hair occassionally, but before I touch any blow dyers or flat irons, there are a few things that I make sure to do: First, I thoroughly wash and detangle. It is better to start this process on clean hair. This will remove all dirt, old product, and…

Meet Our November CurlFriend

What’s your name and where are you from? My name is Chantal and I’m from Toronto, Canada. How long have you been natural? I have been natural my entire life but my hair hasn’t always been as healthy as it is now. As a child, my mother made it a priority to take care of…