The Five Minute Face Routine You Should Be Doing.

Affiliate Links We have all have seen the “no makeup” makeup tutorials on YouTube that use 30 different products and takes about an hour of your time. What if you don’t have that time, but you really do want to do a minimal makeup face? Here are some essential items for you to use in order to master the Five minute face.                      This article was contributed by Krystol: Krystol began the journey of being a makeup artist in 2009. Krystol has since enhanced hundreds faces all while teaching the importance…

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The Best Buy Wedding Registry is Something for Him and Her.

Sponsored Post  One of the most exciting things after you’ve said yes to the proposal,  and finally nailed down a date for your upcoming nuptials is the registering of the gifts. Usually, the Bride is way more excited about this than the Groom as this is when their inner Martha Stewart comes out.   So you go to big box stores or a local department store and you pick out your vases, linens, kitchen gadgets, and, of course, the fine China. You know the fine China that you’ll probably be too afraid to use and probably never will use until…

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Pucker Up with SMIRNOFF® SOURS.

Drink Responsibly. Hey Yall! It’s been a while since I served you up a good acholic beverage. The past couple of weeks has brought several new visitors to the site to check out The Southern Porch Sipper, which was the first cocktail I featured on the site back in I believe June of 2014.  The SMIRNOFF® SOURS bottle caught my eye as I was making my rounds through the spirits section of the Wine and Spirits store and I had to bring it home. I love sweet and sour candy and so I figured I could an amazing cocktail version,…

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The Best Shades of Orange Blush for Brown Skin

Many people don’t believe me when I tell them that Orange is a universal shade that works for Woman of Color. It’s almost as taboo as saying that all women can wear red lipstick, which they can. Plus I’ve already shown you how to rock a fabulous red lip like Taylor Swift in this post. Orange is a power color so I can see why it can be intimidating to wear. On darker skin tones, the color Orange truly shows it’s powers as it enhances even the deepest of browns helping the skin to look youthful and alive. One rule of…

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Celebrate Chinese New Year with Dan Dan Noodles!

I’ll never forget the first time I tasted Dan Dan Noodles at a local Asian eatery called Han Dynasty here in Philadelphia. “Souped up Ramen Noodles”, that’s probably the best way to describe them and that’s literally how all my friends who visit describe it after having them for the first time. There are so many different recipes for Dan Dan Noodles that you just have to find one that has the flavors and ingredients you love. I’m used to a basic Dan Dan Noodle as every time I’ve had it it’s been served as an appetizer and not the main meal.…

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