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Happy New Year!

By Curly Nikki 73 Comments

Ioannis says Greeks are too damn cool to ‘ring’ in the new year, they simply ‘change’ the year, and usually together as a family with good food and fellowship. Then, after midnight, they take to the streets to shut ish down with friends. Hubby and I plan to ‘change the year’ in our condo and then head downtown to Athen’s…

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Day 3- My Big Fat Greek ‘Working’ Vacay

By Curly Nikki 75 Comments

Hola Chicas! Today, after yet another jet-lag induced sleepless night, we involuntarily lounged in bed until 4pm. I wanted to get up, honest I did… but I was paralyzed. Paralyzed from all the walking, up hill both ways. Paralyzed from the cheap but quality wines and spirits. Paralyzed by all the rich, amazingly fresh and decadent foods, also known as…

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My Big Fat Greek ‘Working Vacay’

By Curly Nikki 77 Comments

I work hard and play hard(er). Lately though, it’s been much more of the former and in an attempt to save my last damn nerve, Hubby and I decided to head for Greece to reboot. But seeing as how I have a difficult time putting down my computer and he’s preparing for next semester, it doesn’t really count as a…

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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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CurlyNikki Takes New York- Recap!

By Curly Nikki 28 Comments

The verdict is in. New York curlies go hard y’all. Damn hard. I’m JUST getting home, literally walked in the door a second ago, and ‘beat’ isn’t even the word. I can barely see straight, so I’ll keep this quite short– 1. The response to my 3 year blogging anniversary party was overwhelming. After receiving 1500 rsvps in 48 hours…

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Backstage With Wanda Sykes!

By Curly Nikki 34 Comments

ummm… and we’re still geeking! Daddy and I attended Wanda’s Philly standup as her ‘personal guests’, fancy, huh?! *raises glass and drinks… liberally* Ahhhhmazing! This woman is a masterful story teller, even more gorgeous in person and don’t even get me started on that glorious hair! O.M.G.! Sorry for the dramatics, but this ish is real. We drove four treacherous…

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CurlyNikki Does St. Louis- The Wrap Up

By Curly Nikki 7 Comments

Five hundred curlies and natural hair advocates came from near and far (Kentucky, Indiana and KC was in the house!) to mingle at EXO lounge in St. Louis, Missouri. The event, sponsored by Shea Moisture, was absolutely fabulous and I must say… my hometown represented well! After a brief welcome from yours truly, the ladies talked it up all night…

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