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Cranberry Granola Bars

I love Granola bars, they are my favorite snack. Especially the brand that rhymes with ‘schidden schalley’ but my love was getting costly, so I thought to try to make them from scratch. I looked up a few recipes online … Continue reading

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Zucchini, Zucchini, Everywhere !

  As many of my Facebook followers know, I started my first garden a few months ago. For a novice on the learning curve, I have to admit that it has been doing quite well aside from a few hiccups. … Continue reading

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KIVA – Small Loans that make a Big Difference.

I first heard about KIVA last year when my husband and some colleagues registered with the organization. After reading about KIVA and what they do, I was immediately impressed. KIVA, in a nutshell, plays the role of the middleman in … Continue reading

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Fried Plantains – “Alloco”

Alloco is a very popular dish from Ivory Coast and many of the Ivorian narrative centers around a plate of Alloco. It is a dish of fried ripe plantains and it is typically eaten in the afternoon usually with fried … Continue reading

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On Vacation!

On Vacation! by FancyNaturals

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Earth Day Chic

Earth Day Chic by FancyNaturals

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It’s getting warmer

Sunny days are here! It’s getting waaarmeeeer…. Ready or not! No more hiding under hats, scarves… It is time to let it all hang out. No matter which stage you’re in of your transition. How to care for your natural … Continue reading

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Let Your Hair Down Expo

It was a wonderful day in Brooklyn, nice weather and a great turn-out! FancyNaturals & KimboBeads.

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Spring into it!

Spring into it! by fancynaturals Kerry Washington is my inspiration for this look: Clean, crisp and classic. I am not into labels, at all! I am a firm believer that there is always a way to replicate any look on … Continue reading

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A Man of The People – Chinua Achebe

When suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat for him, he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool. -Chinua Achebe By Francine Holmes Nigerian author Chinua Achebe was one of … Continue reading

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