Archive | November, 2015

Au Revoir/Bonjour de la Pen

Au Revoir Bonjour de la Pen (logo designed by Cacha` Lopez)

Dear Pennies & Pens, To celebrate my move from Houston to Dallas, I am launching a lifestyle marketing campaign called, “Au Revoir/Bonjour de la Pen”. For this campaign, I am looking to partner with home decor, art, tech, electronic, and lifestyle brands who can offer products to help make my new place home. Since I […]

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Collaborate with LoudPen

Dear Pennies & Pens, I am writing this post, Collaborate with LoudPen, to let you guys know that I am available for freelance projects. Over the past seven years, I have gained extensive experience in lifestyle blogging, marketing, social media, public relations, creative direction, styling, brand management, and event production. I have worked with a […]

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8515: We live on Flavor Street

8515 logo (Designed by Cacha` Lopez)

Dear Pennies & Pens, If you’ve been following me for awhile you know that I co-founded an agency called The Network with my business partner, Cacha` Lopez in 2010. We actually started the business the same day we met. We sipped tea, ate some food, and came up with the whole concept of the business. […]

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Pen’s Eye: Aurora

Art at Aurora (Image by LoudPen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, A few weeks ago, I attended Aurora while in Dallas. Aurora is a massive light, sound, video and performance arts event held in the Dallas Arts District every two years. I had never heard of Aurora so I was excited to see what the event was all about. As it states […]

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Pen’s Eye: Being Leonardo Da Vinci

Dear Pennies & Pens, I have always loved the theater. I love seeing the actors and actresses perform right in front of me. I feel like seeing a live performance allows you to see the story unfold right in front of you. It’s so beautiful and interesting. Moving right along, I recently attended Being Leonardo […]

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Beauty and the Pen: #PennyGoesPurp with Manic Panic

Manic Panic (image from

This post contains Press Samples Dear Pennies & Pens, Since I was a little girl, I have always wanted to dye my hair purple like Shana Elmsford from Jem and the Holograms. Some of you may remember that I blogged about Jem and the Holograms last year in this post: Pen’s Flicks: Classic TV Shows […]

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Beauty and the Pen: AMG Naturally

Moringa Infused Moisturizer Cream (Image from

This post contains Press Samples Dear Pennies & Pens, AMG Naturally hosted a New York Fashion Week event back in September and since I was unable to attend since I’m based in Texas, I opted to do a product review. In the video below, I review the Moringa Infused Moisturizer Cream and Botanical Elixir Moringa […]

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LOUD.Life: Ms. Lillie’s Retirement Party

Ms. Lillie (aka Mama Pen)

Dear Pennies & Pens, A few months ago, my mother officially retired from teaching after 36 years. To celebrate, my siblings and I hosted a retirement party for her at Ivy Hills Country Club in my hometown of Cincinnati. Some of you may remember this post Press Pen: Ivy Hills Country Club that talks about […]

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