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Lifestyle | Why Downsizing Your Home is a Good Idea

From tiny houses to minimalist décor, the trend towards simplifying our daily lives through downsizing has become a popular trend for people of all ages, in every stage of life. The reasons for doing so run the gamut; some hope to save money by moving into a smaller home, others cite the need to decrease […]

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Fitness + Nutrition | Hate The Gym? Get Fit This Way Instead

The gym can truly be a scary place. All this grunting, sweating and tight clothing. It can be intimidating enough to put many of us off from going back – or from even going in the first place! Working out at a gym really isn’t for everyone. But that’s OK. There are plenty of ways […]

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Lifestyle | Ideal Gifts For that Hard-to-Shop-For Fella

Shopping for men isn’t always easy, especially when you’re in the market for something unique for a guy who seems to have everything. From played-out sports gear to plain old men’s shirts, we all seem to fall into gift clichés when it comes to shopping for the fellas in our lives. If you’re looking for […]

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Fashion + Beauty | New Season, New Hair Inspo!

The new season is upon us, which means it’s the perfect time to go for a new hairstyle or color. Some people like to stick with the same color and style for years, but changing it up keeps things fun and interesting. You should never be scared to go for a new do – after […]

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Hair, Beauty + Grace | 5 Things You Should Know About the Newly Crowned Miss USA 2016, Deshauna Barber

“I think it was an amazing job by our government to allow women to integrate to every branch of the military,” she said. “As a commander of my unit, I am powerful. I am dedicated. And it is important that we recognize that gender does not limit us in the United States Army.” -Deshauna Barber […]

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Lifestyle | Why Downsizing Your Home is a Good Idea

From tiny houses to minimalist décor, the trend towards simplifying our daily lives through downsizing has become a popular trend for people of all ages, in every stage of life. The reasons for doing so run the gamut; some hope to save money by moving into a smaller home, others cite the need to decrease […]

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Lifestyle | Why Downsizing Your Home is a Good Idea

From tiny houses to minimalist décor, the trend towards simplifying our daily lives through downsizing has become a popular trend for people of all ages, in every stage of life. The reasons for doing so run the gamut; some hope to save money by moving into a smaller home, others cite the need to decrease […]

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Lifestyle | Bringin’ It Back — 100 In a Year: A List Of Fun, Engaging + Spontaneous ISH To Do In One Year’s Time

If you’ve been following my blog for a couple of years, then this is nothing new to you. I started this project (100 In a Year) within my first year of blogging back in 2012. Around that time, I was in my last year of graduate school and simply living life in a city where […]

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Art, Film + TV | American Crime Story: 3 Reasons It’s Essential Viewing

With more entertainment demanding our time than ever before, it can be hard to know what to sit down and watch in the evening. People don’t just want throwaway characters and boring, cliched plots. We want to be entertained, thrilled and fascinated. However, it’s quite hard to find something that does all those things. On […]

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Did O.J. Do It? Here’s What the Cast + Writers of “The People VS. O.J. Simpson” Have to Say‏

Shock. Disbelief. And though even now I hate to admit it, a bit of relief. Those were three of the emotions I experienced on Oct. 3, 1995, after a TV had been wheeled into our classroom for us to witness the live verdict being read in the O.J. Simpson trial. The relief came not because […]

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Health + Fitness

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Fitness + Nutrition | Hate The Gym? Get Fit This Way Instead

The gym can truly be a scary place. All this grunting, sweating and tight clothing. It can be intimidating enough to put many of us off from going back – or from even going in the first place! Working out at a gym really isn’t for everyone. But that’s OK. There are plenty of ways […]

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Healthy Living | Removing Toxins For Better Health

We can eat well, exercise, stay hydrated and get enough sleep to put us on the road to good health. But there are all kinds of toxins and pollutants that we come in contact every day, which can jeopardize our bodies and lead to all kinds of scary illnesses. While we will never be able […]

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Lifestyle + Life Coaching

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Lifestyle | Why Downsizing Your Home is a Good Idea

From tiny houses to minimalist décor, the trend towards simplifying our daily lives through downsizing has become a popular trend for people of all ages, in every stage of life. The reasons for doing so run the gamut; some hope to save money by moving into a smaller home, others cite the need to decrease […]

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Lifestyle | Ideal Gifts For that Hard-to-Shop-For Fella

Shopping for men isn’t always easy, especially when you’re in the market for something unique for a guy who seems to have everything. From played-out sports gear to plain old men’s shirts, we all seem to fall into gift clichés when it comes to shopping for the fellas in our lives. If you’re looking for […]

Read More From Our Lifestyle Blog

Family + Children

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Get A Better Night’s Sleep When Pregnant With These Fantastic Tips

There is nothing more joyful than being pregnant. Knowing that you are growing a life inside of you is a feeling unlike any other. But that doesn’t mean it can’t also be a tough and challenging time. Every woman is unique and will experience different symptoms throughout her pregnancy. But disturbances in sleep are by […]

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Love + Relationships

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Lifestyle | Ideal Gifts For that Hard-to-Shop-For Fella

Shopping for men isn’t always easy, especially when you’re in the market for something unique for a guy who seems to have everything. From played-out sports gear to plain old men’s shirts, we all seem to fall into gift clichés when it comes to shopping for the fellas in our lives. If you’re looking for […]

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Exposing My Truths + My Cup Of LEMONADE With a Mix Of Sweet Tea… Featuring “Baldwin Hills” Star, Moriah Johnson

I’m an artist. And writing is my outlet. But in this case, my canvas. I’m here to expose my personal truths + reality. As private as I am, I’m here to give my readers apart of me that I’ve never shared before. About my life, my life’s experiences as a 20-something and everything that constitutes as […]

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Food + Nutrition

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Healthy Living | The Habits That Could Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Plan

Losing weight and keeping it off is hard, there’s no doubt about that. You can start a plan with the best of intentions, but have it go falling by the wayside shortly after. This can lead to gaining the weight back (plus a little more) and being trapped in an endless cycle of yo-yo dieting. […]

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Health + Wellness Buzzwords: A Quick Reference Guide

The internet age has brought about an explosion in the wellness industry. In fact, the wellness trend owes its popularity to bloggers, who spread the good word and allowed traditional media to catch on. It’s a given that we all want to eat well, live well and feel good. It’s this basic principle that wellness […]

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Features

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Hair, Beauty + Grace | 5 Things You Should Know About the Newly Crowned Miss USA 2016, Deshauna Barber

“I think it was an amazing job by our government to allow women to integrate to every branch of the military,” she said. “As a commander of my unit, I am powerful. I am dedicated. And it is important that we recognize that gender does not limit us in the United States Army.” -Deshauna Barber […]

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In Case You Missed It | NO MAYO’s Make-Shift Gallery Event Was An Incredible Success‏‏

Thursday, May 12, Brooklyn, New York based creative clothing company, NO MAYO hosted an entirely dope Make-Shift Gallery Event: “How Much Does 10000 Hours Cost?” While paying homage to Malcolm Gladwell’s famous 10,000 hour rule, the place was packed with creatives + artists of all sorts, different backgrounds, travelers and locals from all five New […]

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Celebrity Interviews

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Celebrity Interview | The Star Cast Of “Drumline: A New Beat” Talks About Movie + Character Challenges

With large success following the TLC biopic, CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story, VH1 is on a roll with original films. I had the pleasure of catching up with a few cast members of new VH1 movie, “Drumline: A New Beat” while they were promoting at this year’s Howard University Homecoming game. Alexandra Shipp, Letoya Luckett and […]

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Grammy Winner and Music Mogul DJ Khaled on Jay Z, Drake + Peace in the Middle East [Interview]

Anthem King DJ Khaled joins the King of All Talk, Larry King, for an illuminating conversation on the Emmy nominated web series “Larry King Now” about hip hop’s mounting influence, Jay Z’s genius, and the mistake young rappers make. Plus, the Palestinian producer on the chance for peace in the Middle East. During the interview […]

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Interview | UFC Octagon Girl and “Overhaulin” Co-Host, Arianny Celeste Talks Career and Future

Born in Las Vegas, Nevada, this gorgeous model booked her first modeling job when she was just four months old. Many years later, Arianny Celeste is currently a host for the family show “Overhaulin” on Velocity. She was also recently seen on the fourth season of MTV’s “Guy Code” which premiered on April 16th. While most […]

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Interview | Kit Williamson Talks “Mad Men” Role & New Project, “EastSiders”

Another star has found his way on PSLoveCharli’s entertainment radar! Kit Williamson returned to AMC’s final season of “Mad Men” as Ed Gifford which premiered on April 13. Additionally, Kit is best known for the award winning web series “EastSiders” that premiered on LogoTV.com and will begin shooting a second season this summer. Kit wrote, directed […]

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Exclusive Interview | #RHOA Mama Joyce Sets The Record Straight: “I Just Want the Best For My Daughter”

To all my reality TV fanatics, enthusiasts and aficionados  — this one is for you. In light of all the negative small screen playback this newbie Real Housewives Of Atlanta star has received, she figured it was time to set ALL of us straight. You know, give us a few unknown facts Bravo is apparently […]

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Fashion + Beauty | New Season, New Hair Inspo!

The new season is upon us, which means it’s the perfect time to go for a new hairstyle or color. Some people like to stick with the same color and style for years, but changing it up keeps things fun and interesting. You should never be scared to go for a new do – after […]

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Music + Tech | Behind the Scenes of a Music Video: Some Vital Elements

There are many ways for musicians to promote their music. One of the most creative ways to do it is to create a music video. Even though they’re only a few minutes long, the budget for a music video can get pretty high. However, it’s still possible to make one on a smaller budget. Music […]

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Lifestyle | Why Downsizing Your Home is a Good Idea

From tiny houses to minimalist décor, the trend towards simplifying our daily lives through downsizing has become a popular trend for people of all ages, in every stage of life. The reasons for doing so run the gamut; some hope to save money by moving into a smaller home, others cite the need to decrease […]

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Sports | Exclusive Coverage: NBA Stars Durant, Harden + Curry Go 2K15 Uncensored‏ [VIDEOS]

NBA 2K15 UNCENSORED was a free-flowing conversation with four of the NBA’s top stars Kevin Durant, James Harden, Stephen Curry and Anthony Davis moderated by Ernie Johnson. They covered several topics in the NBA, pop culture, and additional sports-related content. Highlights included Durant talking about leaving USA basketball, James Harden declaring himself the best all-around player […]

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Lifestyle | Why Downsizing Your Home is a Good Idea

From tiny houses to minimalist décor, the trend towards simplifying our daily lives through downsizing has become a popular trend for people of all ages, in every stage of life. The reasons for doing so run the gamut; some hope to save money by moving into a smaller home, others cite the need to decrease […]

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Lifestyle | Ideal Gifts For that Hard-to-Shop-For Fella

Shopping for men isn’t always easy, especially when you’re in the market for something unique for a guy who seems to have everything. From played-out sports gear to plain old men’s shirts, we all seem to fall into gift clichés when it comes to shopping for the fellas in our lives. If you’re looking for […]

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Music + Tech | Behind the Scenes of a Music Video: Some Vital Elements

There are many ways for musicians to promote their music. One of the most creative ways to do it is to create a music video. Even though they’re only a few minutes long, the budget for a music video can get pretty high. However, it’s still possible to make one on a smaller budget. Music […]

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Fashion + Beauty | New Season, New Hair Inspo!

The new season is upon us, which means it’s the perfect time to go for a new hairstyle or color. Some people like to stick with the same color and style for years, but changing it up keeps things fun and interesting. You should never be scared to go for a new do – after […]