Monday Morning Motivation: Stand in Your Truth

Greetings, Happy Monday! Whenever I have a speaking engagement, I always worry if my subject matter is too “real”, because I’m not a faith based speaker. Like my writing, when I speak, I draw from my life experiences and struggles. Read more

10 Tips For Dating in 2017

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Don’t be a cheap date. Allow him to take you to a nice place. State what you want. Never be passive aggressive. Decide what his purpose is… If he gives you a reason not to trust him in the beginning, Read more

Being Superwoman

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What do you call a woman that truly does it all? Cooks. Cleans. Takes damn good care of her kids. Works a forty plus hour work week. Plus she’s always there for her family and friends whenever they need her, Read more

Event Recap: Grown Women Real Talk (GWRT) Wrap Party

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Last month Grown Women Real Talk hosted its Wrap Party event at  Level V in Atlanta, GA. The show is a live web television segment hosted by best-selling author, Yolanda Lewis, and features experts from all of over the country Read more

Black Men at Harvard Organize #ThankYouBlackWomen Campaign

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A group of young Black men from Harvard are paying tribute to Black women in their own special way. Organized by Harvard basketball player, Zena Edosomwan, and photographer Sydney Claire, the project entitled #ThankYouBlackWomen is a short video comprised of Read more

Is It Stressful Being the Ideal Woman?

Let’s think about the lyrics in, “I’m Every Woman,” a song sang by Whitney Houston. “Whatever you want, whatever you need Anything you want done, baby, I’ll do it naturally ‘Cause I’m every woman (every woman) It’s all in me, Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Taforrest Parrot

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How would you describe your swagher? What makes Taforrest, Taforrest? I am very stylish, classy, and a tad bit edgy. I love meeting new people, but I am very shy. Tell us a little about each of your brands. Girlboss Read more

#FancysThoughts: A Glance Over 30

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Last year when I decided to pack all my belongings in my little car, move over 400 miles to Atlanta and leave behind my family and ex, I did it because I thought it would grow my business and that Read more

Lipstick Monologues: A Heroine in Heels Event Recap

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      Once again audiences came out to support an Ardrie Orie production, Lipstick Monologues: A Heroine in Heels which took place at 444 Theatre in Atlanta. Some of Atlanta’s best actresses took the stage, bringing to life each Read more

#FancysThoughts: Jill Scott’s “Woman” Review

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While I’ve been on a break from social media and wanted some new music, I noticed Jill Scott’s new album Woman is now out the other day and decided to get it. I first listened to the album while heading to Read more

Amandla Isn’t Angry; They Mad

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While I  passed by many shares of Amandla Stenberg’s posts, I was unaware of what was going on, as I secretly do not know celebs like most think I do. However, I was slightly familiar with Stenberg and the last Read more

My Queen You Are Worthy

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Never underestimate yourself. Know that people are drawn to your magnificent light and can’t help but adore you. That is powerful and yet, an amazing gift. So naturally, of course, all men want you. However, most realize that like a Read more

I Love Who I See

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Do you want to re-create you? Re-invent you? Make you over? Well, its time for change. Everyday we look in the mirror and we complain about the person who stands before us. I’m too short… I’m too tall…I’m too stout…I’m Read more

She is Fancy

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I am a fan of the She Linked Literary Arts & Poetry page on Facebook. Because I am a fan, I was chosen by another fan, Yvette Danielle, to receive a poem written by the page owner and writer, Laurinda Read more

Are You Stuck In the Good Girl Role?

At what point or age are we really free to be the woman we really are? I ask because even at thirty I still feel some kind of way about speaking my mind and doing as I please. Although it Read more

Relationships: Love, Lust, & Loyalty

By NaTamara Newton & Ashant’e Clayborn Roberson The world has created a false sense of what “true” relationships are. We are living in a day and age where it is okay to be “the other woman”. Television shows such as Read more

This Convo is Dead

We all go through a time when our personal relationships are a little hectic, but like most things in life there is a time frame for such matters. For example usually we go to our best friends during these times. Read more

TODAY: JOY

TODAY: I am grateful and thankful for being in love with JOY! Everyday this week I awoke and felt this deep rooted sense of wholeness that I soon discovered was…JOY! I did not do anything as far as I know, Read more

Survivor: Shade Ashani

by: Fancy Whether young or old, some women will always be a daddy’s girl, and no man can ever take their father’s place, but it is becoming far too common for young girls to grow up without their fathers nowadays. Read more