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Happy Thanksgiving!

By Curly Nikki 28 Comments

Hola Chicas! Just pushed away from the table long enough to wish you curly divas a happy holiday! In between plates and glasses of wine, I’ll be updating this post with more pics, so stay tuned! Later Gators,Nik Boog swag surfin’ granny! Besides my black bean salsa, the only thing I’m making is a plate! Me and la familia… daddy!momma!…

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Momma’s Night Out

By Curly Nikki 35 Comments

Feeling fresher than a certs up in this mug… I had a ball last night partying with old friends and some new ones. We drank. We ate. We people watched (help me somebody!).We drank some more. We danced. We shut it down. recycled them zaras Shimmied with Doll, Taneica Dougied with Yazi… my oldest friend Where was Boogie, you ask?At…

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New Rule- High Heels in the Kitchen

By Curly Nikki 122 Comments

circa spring 2002… don’t. even. Hola Chicas, So hubby cautiously pointed out I realize that lately my hair has been twisted up and hidden away… nose in the corner… on a timeout… allowed to see the light of day only for special occasions. But before you pat me on the back for my length protecting ways, know that this has…

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Gia of the Jungle!

By Curly Nikki 59 Comments

Happy Halloween Curlfriends! *raises Boog above head, speaking softly* ‘Everything the light touches is your kingdom’ Cute lion… or the cutest lion? courage! eat your heart out Simba! That’s my name, Fleetwood Coupe de Ville!Momma had high ideals… put ’em up, put ’em up! hakuna matata! … annnnd I’m spent. That’s all the lion quotes I got. Later Gators,Nik oops!one…

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Who’s Learning Who?

By Curly Nikki 65 Comments

Hola Chicas, My darling Boogie is an unbelievable 14 months today. I don’t mean to brag *brushes shoulder off*, but now this is happening. She’s amazing y’all! She can identify her nose, her ears, her ‘stinky feet’, and her ‘big belly’. She points (and grunts) at what she wants and entertains herself by either quietly flipping and ‘reading’ through the…

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Boyz II Men ‘Sang’ to Boogie…

By Curly Nikki 39 Comments

So you know what could happen when you have lunch at Essence’s NYC headquarters? Well, besides meeting tons of ‘the beautiful ones’ (with their amazing fashions, toned bodies and gorgeous hair), you could also, I don’t know… have a chance run in with Boyz II Men. And maybe, perhaps, they’ll sing to your baby and compliment and snap pics of…

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Beware the Pumpkins

By Curly Nikki 49 Comments

Growing up, everything scared me- – the dark, Uncle Billy’s Jheri Curl, sand, being buried alive, throwing up, the Tooth Fairy, Michael Jackson (started with Thriller and persisted), the basement, the attic, ants, gnats, those paintings where the eyes follow you, the sound biscuit cans make when you tear them open, ghosts, dolls (because of their ability to come to…

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Gia, My Toothless Wonder

By Curly Nikki 20 Comments

Gia Nicole- my incredibly gifted, ambitious and gorgeous child who skipped preschool and went straight to college, won The Nobel Peace Prize, and is slated to run for president in 2016- is 13 months today! Although she started boogying in the womb, first signed at 8 months and walked at 10 months… it took her 13 damn months to grow…

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