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How to Travel for the LOW

More than anything I want everyone especially black women to experience the joys of traveling far and wide!  Before I actually started traveling, I had misconceptions on the actual costs involved.  Once I stepped into the reality of my own budget, I found that the vacations that I dreamed of were within reach.  I am a firm believer in sharing the wealth, so I drafted a LONG list of tips on cutting costs while traveling.   Get into this "How to Travel for the Low" post now and be sure to comment with your own tips! Flight Deals If I could [...]

By |January 10th, 2018|Categories: Tips and Tricks, Traveling Foodie|2 Comments

The Mac & Cheese Rules

Let me start by saying I LOVE mac 'n cheese.  It is my all time favorite side dish.  I enjoy making it and of course partaking in devouring it.  As the Thanksgiving holiday approached, I got excited about all the mac 'n cheese I planned to eat.  Then something odd happened, it seemed like everyone was presenting their own spin on mac 'n cheese AND about 50% of these versions broke the cardinal rules!  Scrolling social media, I found myself saying "oh no baby what is you doin' " countless times!  So I decided that as a connoisseur of mac 'n [...]

By |November 28th, 2017|Categories: Recipes, Tips and Tricks, Top Lists|2 Comments

Issa Giveaway!

I have teased this giveaway a bit because I am super excited about it and who does not love a good giveaway!  This one is a bit different than what you are accustomed to from Black Girls Who Brunch.  Instead of giving you a gift card to a great brunch, I am giving you a few accessories to take with you to brunch.  Get excited! Issa Giveaway!! The Bag Here is my snazzy brunch attire with my favorite skirt from Haute Dimensions. While I do not intend to be a fashion blogger, I recognize that brunch IS a [...]

By |July 15th, 2017|Categories: Tips and Tricks, Top Lists|50 Comments

Protect Yo Stuff!

I have shared before that outside of this blogger world I am an attorney.  During law school, I took ONE Intellectual Property class and decided that was not my thing.   Never did I think some years later I would be removing the cobwebs to try to recall the key things I "learned" in that class.  This blogger world though? It is a giant Intellectual Property minefield where it is important you not only know your rights, but you enforce them as well.  So this is a little blog post about why you should "Protect Yo Stuff!" Let me preface [...]

By |June 19th, 2017|Categories: Tips and Tricks|4 Comments

Fitzgerald’s Problematic Email

*Puts lawyer hat on.*  Y'all, another Houston spot has been accused of racism, but get this the discriminatory comments are in writing!  Here is the back story.   Today, a Houston based producer named Garrett Brown aka TrakkSounds (who happens to be white) reached out to local music venue Fitzgerald's requesting information on booking two "billboard charting hip hop artists" at their venue.  He received the below email in response. *music stops, mouth hits the floor*  You'd think I would be used to instances of overt racism, but each time my mouth hits the floor and I scream YOU CANT [...]

By |February 7th, 2017|Categories: Houston Eats, Tips and Tricks|2 Comments

Black Girls Who Brunch Super Bowl Event & Deals List

I have a few friends coming to town for the Super Bowl so that means I go into planner extraordinaire looking for things to do etc. It is easy to became overwhelmed with all of the events for the Super Bowl so I decided to make a list one for my own planning and because I figured it would be helpful to you as well. I am a foodie so this list will of course highlight the food events! If you know of an event or deal I do not have shoot me an email and I will add it. Enjoy, Black Girls [...]

By |January 24th, 2017|Categories: Events, Tips and Tricks, Top Lists|21 Comments

To Split the Check or Not?

So I am an avid twitter user, logging in numerous times a day.  One of the draws for me is the constant conversations about current events, politics, reality tv and a host of other things.  Twitter is often times a focus group of sorts if you want to get a variety of opinions.  I have seen people debate whether a $200 date is acceptable or the best way to approach a woman you are interested in.  Trust me, these debates are reoccurring and hilarious.  A recent debate got me thinking and I decided that this topic deserves a blog post. [...]

By |January 7th, 2017|Categories: Tips and Tricks, Top Lists|4 Comments

The Paris Series: Random Thoughts and Tips

I know it's been over a month since I returned from Paris, but I have more to say!! Spend about a week in foreign countries and you will come home with SO many thoughts.  In this case, all of my thoughts did not fit in my three previous posts so I had to make a whole new posts with my random musings from this trip.  I threw in a few travel tips too :).  Enjoy! Rude? One common thing I heard about Parisians is that they are RUDE.  I did not find that to be true!  While they were not [...]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Tips and Tricks, Traveling Foodie, Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Brunch Off- Taste of the NFL

Right before Christmas, I attended a super fun event at Third Coast Houston!  The event, "The Brunch Off"  was a preview to the Taste of the NFL event which is set to be hosted during Super Bowl week here in Houston.  Enjoy the Brunch Off-Taste of the NFL post, recapping the event and providing a few details of the upcoming Taste of the NFL! The Brunch Off Event As the Texans took on the Jacksonville Jaguars, our Brunch Off featured chefs from Houston and Jacksonville offering up their best brunch dishes for us to dine on while watching the game! [...]

By |January 2nd, 2017|Categories: Brunches, Events, Houston Brunches, Houston Eats, Inside the Loop, Tips and Tricks|Comments Off on The Brunch Off- Taste of the NFL

Potluck Time: Banana Trifle

I love to start a post with a somewhat relevant story, so here it goes!  When I graduated law school I entered into the suckiest legal market in recent history.  With little experience I was relegated to the document review world or as I called it, the land of the unwanted attorney.  Basically, the work was super boring and simple enough that a trained monkey could do it.  Then the jobs were temporary with no benefits.  When I tell you it was THE worst.  As you can imagine, we tried to make the best of it.  On one project, everyone [...]

By |November 14th, 2016|Categories: Recipes, Tips and Tricks|Comments Off on Potluck Time: Banana Trifle