Zach and Zoe Honey

One of my favorite ingredients to add to my food is honey.🍯 And I fell in love when I found Zach and Zoe Sweet Bee Farm, a NJ based Black-Owned raw honey company. I just had to support. 🥰 I purchased their Wildflower Raw Honey, which was infused with lavender. The honey was so smooth…

Meet Our FiberFriend Robin

1. What is your name and where are you from? Hi, I am Robin and I am from a small town in the Hudson Valley Region of New York (close to Rhinebeck.) 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I am a dyer and a knitter….

Celebrate Juneteenth with a Good Book

A great way to celebrate Juneteenth is by buying and reading books by African American authors. The following are some of my favorite authors: 🖤Octavia Butler 🖤Alice Walker 🖤Zora Neale Hurston 🖤Maya Angelou 🖤Toni Morrison 🖤N. K. Jemisin 🖤Tananarive Due While is it important to read nonfiction books to inform yourself about race and race…

Meet Our FiberFriend Yasmenda

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Yasmenda McCoy and I’m from Brooklyn. 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I design and create earrings with thread and yarn. My grandmother taught me to crochet when I was 5 and…

Meet Our FiberFriend Nia

1. What is your name and where are you from? My name is Nia Miles and I am from DC/PG County! 2. What is your craft? How long have you been crafting? And how did you learn? I am a crocheter, knitter, and dyer. I first learned to crochet when I was about 9 years…

Summer Skin Protection

The first day of summer is quickly approaching and if you are anything like me you are looking forward to days at the beach or park or somebody’s cookout. With all the fun that we have planned, we need to make sure that our fun in the sun is actually safe. There is this misconception…

Meet Our October CurlFriend

1. What’s your name and where are you from? Hey, y’all! My name is Shavela (Sha-vee-la), and I’m from Dallas, TX. 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 fully natural for 2 years and began transitioning…

Protective Styles for Puffy Hair

One of the most important keys to long healthy hair is to preserve the oldest parts of your hair shaft. The end of your hair shaft (farthest from the root) is the oldest and most fragile, so it is very important to protect it as your hair continues to grow. As much as I love…

2017 Natural Hair Journey Questions

A few weeks ago I was asked a couple of questions by Natural By GloryAma (IG @naturalbygloriama): 1. What would you say are three of the biggest mistakes you have made with your hair/lessons you have learned? 2. Do you believe everyone’s hair can grow or some people’s hair is bound to be shorter because…

Free To Wander Mobile Boutique

“Free To Wander Mobile Boutique is a mobile fashion boutique offering a unique array of women’s fashion plus a variety of locally sourced, handmade jewelry.” ~ IG @freetowanderboutique I feel like I’ve been holding out on y’all…so it’s time to share. I absolutely love Free To Wander Mobile Boutique. You can purchase one of a…