Archive | February, 2014

Aaliyah: Beats for the Streets and the Millennial Generation

Dear Pennies & Pens, So this might sound lame but I name all my playlists. On Sunday, I was going through my iTunes playlists and came across Beats for the Streets. I know that all my fellow Aaliyah fans remember this infamous line from the late singer’s sophomore album One In A Million.  Since this is my […]

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Wino Wednesdays: Sweet and Sassy Moscato by Middle Sister Wines

Dear Pennies & Pens, So if you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that I’ve been posting more photos of wine and food. I recently realized that I am a major wino and I’ve been a self proclaimed #skintyfatgirl for awhile now. Since de la Pen…All Pen Everything is an international and multicultural online […]

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Press Pen: Bringing The Flavor

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you hopefully know, I was instrumental in the launch of Flavor NYC which was a digital and social media campaign that promoted diversity in fashion. Flavor NYC was launched through The Network. Flavor is back but this time as a lifestyle brand. Flavor is about bringing diversity into everyone’s lifestyle through […]

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Press Pen: Marisol Umbrellas

Dear Pennies & Pens, Today, I’m featuring Marisol brand umbrellas which is a company that is dedicated to turning a profit while promoting social change. Marisol features a beautiful line of umbrellas with beautiful African prints. Upon receiving a press release and images, I knew it was something I had to feature here on de […]

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Now Let Me Ink That Page: Missing NYC and NYFW, Unsure about Houston, and Feeling Better

Hey Pennies & Pens, What’s cracking?! So the past few months have been an emotional roller coaster for me. I just moved to a new city and uprooted my entire life. Naturally that has me feeling some type of way. I mean, I left New York City. Let me repeat, I willingly left New York […]

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Press Pen: The Village of Peace

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all know, it is now Black History Month. You may not know this but I am a true lover and connossiouer of all things related to Black/African-American people. It is my culture, history, and it defines who I am. I’m quick to say: “Fight the Powers that Be” and […]

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Now Let Me Ink That Page…Needing Inspiration & Motivation

Me (LoudPen) in a fab selfie

Dear Pennies & Pens, Today is Monday. Of all the days in the week this one makes me the angriest consistently. I don’t think I’ve ever been happy that it’s Monday unless I had the day off from work. The usual suspects had my Monday all out of whack, a less than ideal bank account […]

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