Tag Archives: New York

Designer Discussion: Bling Jewelry

Bling Jewelry (Photo Courtesy of Bling Jewelry)

Dear Pennies & Pens, If you love jewelry and great deals, you will love Bling Jewelry! Bling Jewelry was started by Elena Castaneda in 2008 with just 10,000 dollars. Six years later, it’s now a multi-million dollar company. BlingJewelry.com is an online jewelry store that features stylish costume jewelry. The site is always being updated with the […]

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Pen’s Eye: Interview with Harlem Based Artist Ronald Draper

Dear Pennies & Pens, I have been surrounded by art and artists since I can remember. My parents are avid art collectors and have an eclectic mix of art they’ve purchased over the years in their house. Every time I go home, I get to revisit the art, I grew up around. It’s pretty cool […]

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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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Press Pen: Of Whonder — a Fresh and Fabulous Fashion Brand

Dear Pennies & Pens, As I stated in my last couple of fashion posts, there are plenty of brands out there. But as many brands as there are few are made for my Pennies with a little extra love on their curves. Although, I can’t seem to gain any weight, I have plenty of curvy […]

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Now Let Me Ink That Page: New Year, New Beginnings, New Home

Dear Pennies & Pens, So it’s 2014! Like Jay Z said, Momma, I made it. Personally, I am thoroughly relieved that it’s the new year. For the past few years, I’ve been dealing with my own struggles, trials, and tribulations. And I’ll admit that I’ve pretty much been wallowing in it. But this year, I […]

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Beauty & the Pen: Perlier Volcanic Thermal Spa Thermo Renewing Scrub

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all hopefully know, I am a member of iFabbo which is an amazing blogger network. iFabbo™ is a leading international organization for Fashion and Beauty bloggers and publishers. iFabbo’s innovative product placement platform, The iFabbo SHOP, allows brands and technology companies to selectively seed their products to highly targeted influencers they want […]

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5 Artists To Watch by @BranTheDon_

Pennies and Pens, We’re all used to over-saturation when it comes to music, and that makes picking out quality artists to listen to very difficult. Radio is shackled to the established artists, and the volume of music being created and shared these days makes the task of sifting through it all daunting, at best. So […]

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Pen.Point: The Seasoned Traveler…A Staycation at Hotel ICON

Hotel Icon Guest Room (Photo from HotelIcon.com)

Dear Pennies & Pens, I am absolutely elated to announce that this weekend, I’ll be going on a Staycation at […]

Beauty & the Pen: Perlier Shea Butter White Lily Hand Cream Review

Perlier Shea Butter White Lily Hand Cream (Image from Perlier.com)

Dear Pennies & Pens, As you all hopefully know, I am a member of iFabbo which is an amazing blogger network. iFabbo™ is […]

Now Let Me Ink That Page: The Social Media Poker Face

Dear Pennies & Pens, So last week, I clearly had a mental breakdown here on the blog. Like I went […]

Press Pen: Alessia Prekop Fall/Winter 2014

Alessia Prekop Fall 2014 (Photo Courtesy of Alessia Prekop)

Dear Pennies & Pens, Some of you may remember my review of Fashion Designer, Alessia Prekop’s Fall 2013 collection. If […]

Now Let Me Ink That Page: Give LoudPen Ink

Hey Pennies & Pens! It’s ya girl LoudPen here to tell you about my first Kickstarter campaign. My campaign is called Give […]

Wino Wednesdays: HALL Wines Presents The Wine and Art Exploration Tour

Art at Wine and Art Exploration Tour at HALL Wines (Photo Courtesy of HALL Wines)

Dear Pennies & Pens, So even though it’s not quite Wednesday, I wanted to share news of HALL Wines, Wine […]