Picking the Right Picnic Basket

Picking the Right Picnic Basket

by Shameeka Ayers   May 02, 2012

Warmer weather invites outdoor music festivals, gatherings of friends and families in the park and potluck-style family reunions. Not a single one of these... Read More

LIGHT UP:
‘The Julieta’ Cigar Targets Women

LIGHT UP:
'The Julieta' Cigar Targets Women

by #teamEBONY   Apr 30, 2012

A wispy silk summer dress, red lips and bamboo stilt stacked wedges– a look far too foreign for a tobacco lined cigar lounge bubbling... Read More

Paper is Always Sexy with Effie’s Paper

Paper is Always Sexy with Effie’s Paper

by #teamEBONY   Apr 27, 2012

When she's not styling corporate clients, taking lunch meetings in Tribeca in New York, lifestyle guru Kalyn Johnson-Chandler is seeking inspiration for the next... Read More

How to Deal with Overnight Guests in Your Home

How to Deal with Overnight Guests in Your Home

by Shameeka Ayers   Apr 18, 2012

As I grow older, there is very little that I’d rather do than be home. Don’t get me wrong, I’m no hermit. I DO... Read More

Settle on the Perfect Settee Sofa

Settle on the Perfect Settee Sofa

by Shameeka Ayers   Apr 12, 2012

Let’s settle this right now, OK? Couch? Settee? Not the same. Humor me, please. Now I can see how they could possibly be mistaken... Read More

DO-IT-YOURSELF: Tablescapes and Centerpieces for Easter Sunday

DO-IT-YOURSELF: Tablescapes and Centerpieces for Easter Sunday

by Shameeka Ayers   Apr 04, 2012

With Easter upon us, having family and friends over for a nice luncheon or dinner is a great way to kick-off the warm weather... Read More

‘Pin’ Your Way to Bon Appetit: How to Use Pinterest to Plan the Perfect Dinner Party

‘Pin’ Your Way to Bon Appetit: How to Use Pinterest to Plan the Perfect Dinner Party

by Shameeka Ayers   Mar 14, 2012

Lest you need ANOTHER social network to add to your perpetual need to ‘fan’, ‘follow’ or post, I implore you to hear me out... Read More

How Does Your Garden Grow?

How Does Your Garden Grow?

by Kenrya Rankin Naasel   Mar 10, 2012

Whether you want to make over your diet or invigorate your outdoor space, creating an organic garden is a smart way to go green.... Read More

Consciously Cool

Consciously Cool

by #teamEBONY   Mar 10, 2012

Go green without curbing your cool quotient on Earth Day! These eco-chic essentials celebrate the joys of living on this planet without settling for... Read More

LET THE MUSIC PLAY: Curating the Soundtrack to Life’s Experiences

LET THE MUSIC PLAY: Curating the Soundtrack to Life's Experiences

by Shameeka Ayers   Feb 27, 2012

Once upon a time, there was a great philosopher. Her name? Madonna.  Before she began seemingly hobbling down flights of makeshift stairs on one... Read More