GIRL TALK: BRUNCH & CONVERSATIONS

I’ve hosted my first panel discussion on Saturday, May 2, 2020, discussing life as a woman under quarantine. I had the opportunity of bringing in four amazing professionals from different industries to give their perspective on topics of Health and Wellness, Self-Care, Beauty, and Relationships. We plan to have more panel discussions in the future, but for right now, I’ve listed the panelist’s websites below for you to check out.

Ashly Brook, Future Nutritionist:
Ashly brought a wealth of knowledge about nutrition and health and wellness. Make sure you check out her website  Flicker2flames.com, and youtube channel,  Unedited Wellness.

Shantuana Bryant, HR and Media Professional
Shantuana is a true advocate of Beauty and Self-Care. Visit her page on https://www.bedroomkandi.com/11487  to purchase products for your pampering and intimate needs during this quarantine.


Kimberly Homer, Marketing and Brand Professional
Kimberly has a unique purse line that is made for the stylish individual. Go to https://themodernmosaiccollection.com/ to purchase your very own statement piece and use the code GirlTalk30 to receive 30% off of your first purchase. 

Kirstan Crawley, Media Enthusiast , Follow her on Instagram @industrykirs


FBF: Galentine's Day Slumber Party

I hosted my first annual Galentine’s Day Slumber Party a couple of weeks ago for four of my girlfriends. The theme for this year’s festivities was “Self Care.” I wanted to convey how important it is to take time out for yourself. I partnered with Shanny B’s interior design to create a safe place for girlfriends to come together to eat, drink, play games, and talk shit. We enjoyed custom handcrafted sangrias by Lexi Sangria, Fried Chicken, salad, and freshly-baked cookies. Each individual received a gift bag with Self Care essentials such as Pacifica Kale Detox Deep Cleaning Face Wash, Hand in Hand Sugar Scrub, and Holler and Glow Facial Mask.

Thank you to the AC Hotel Marriott Downtown DC for providing a complimentary stay for us. This European influenced hotel is one of Marriott’s newest properties, located in Downtown, DC. Click Here to book a room for your next Girls Night.

Thank you, Pisco y Nazca Ceviche Gastrobar, for gifting us with a $50 gift card for brunch. This Peruvian inspired restaurant is a two-minute walk from the AC Hotel Marriott Downtown. I must say that this place has the best empanadas, and their French Toast is amazing. Click Here to reserve your spot for brunch.

FYI: I was too busy enjoying myself and forgot to take pictures.

SPRING OUT THE BOX, A RECIPE SWAP EVENT

SPRING OUT THE BOX, A RECIPE SWAP EVENT

I had the opportunity of helping Founder Kendra of The Classic Cue Vision become a reality at her first event, “Spring Out the Box, A Recipe Swap,” on April 8, 2017. For those of you who are not familiar with The Classic Cue; this brand provides the latest trends for fashion, interior design, travel, and lifestyle.  Kendra wanted to introduce her guest to Spring with new recipes to try at home. These dishes were ideal for date nights, dinner parties, or to prevent spending money at restaurants. We had a live demonstration performed by food connoisseur, Yvonne, who prepared veggie empanadas, and professional Chef Sage from the Food Network show, Chop’t, who made mini fish tacos. Of course, we also had two ladies who great are examples of career women who find time to cook with their busy schedule. Their asparagus tart and Cajun shrimp and crab dip were simply amazing. After experiencing great cuisines from these ladies, we ended the event with fresh sounds from DJ Juliana. Make sure you check out The Classic Cue website for these wonderful recipes, Click Here.

In the meantime, check out photos from our photographer, Ashley Dorce.

Professional Chef Sage:

Food Connoisseur Yvonne:

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Follow the Cooks on Instagram

The Classic Cue @mskendradee

Chef Sage Beausejour @cupcak3sage @personalchefsage

Bex Lee @ladymacbexx

Yvonne Eseonu @points_of_humanity

Shawn Gatlin @sweetdreks

Photography by Ashley Dorce @_ashleydorce

DJ Juliana @Julianaaxvi

Weekend Recap: Power & Beauty Event

Weekend Recap: Power & Beauty Event

I hosted my first annual Power & Beauty Event on February 26, 2017. Power & Beauty was designed to celebrate Black owned Beauty Brands.  Attendees had a chance to receive Style and Beauty tips from The Classic Cue segment and receive products from our Beauty Sponsors. Special thanks to House of Uni, Hue Noir, Oyin Handmade, Koils by Nature and XOXO Sugar Cosmetics for sponsoring my event. Blog Post coming soon!

End of The Summer Beauty Happy Hour Event Recap

End of The Summer Beauty Happy Hour Event Recap

nyxI hosted my first annual End of The Summer Beauty Happy Hour Event on September 25, 2016. This event allowed my guest to try out fall makeup trends for 2016. The theme for this year’s event focused on Saving Money. Our guest had the opportunity to sample NYX’s product. Nyx is an affordable brand that has prices that range from $5-$18. They tested Nyx’s baked blush, Liquid Suede cream lipstick, and natural eye shadow. Stay tuned for my post on my favorite Nyx’s Product from the event.

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