Batgirl, Rosario Dawson from The Lego Batman Movie Talks Why “She’s So Boss”

  Ladies – we all have a little ‘Batgirl’ in us! We love for our voices to be heard. We love to be respected and acknowledged for our contributions. We totally understand our power and we will use our strength for the greater good. We believe in the concept of family and we will fight for them until the very end! This Friday, February 10th, actress … Continue reading Batgirl, Rosario Dawson from The Lego Batman Movie Talks Why “She’s So Boss”

Ciara Runs The Holidays With These Fresh Get-Ups

Ciara jumped  on the scene with all sorts of tomboy slickness. Since becoming a mom, Ciara has adopted a rock mom street style that includes black leather baseball caps and high top sneakers. If you love Ciara’s style, take a peek at looks inspired by her….  Copy and selected products provided by stylist: Weyni Elder Continue reading Ciara Runs The Holidays With These Fresh Get-Ups

Get Focused: Zenni Optical Puts The Fab In Eye Wear Online Shopping

Who in the group can afford to spend $600 on a pair of chic prescription glasses right now? Especially, in today’s economy? I don’t see any hands. Last week, I connected with Hernan Vicuna from Zenni Optical, a leading e-commerce prescription eye wear site that believes women and men (+kids) should be able to purchase trendy specs without the 400% + mark-up. Finally!!! At first I … Continue reading Get Focused: Zenni Optical Puts The Fab In Eye Wear Online Shopping

Oprah’s Life Story Project: Karlyn Percil Talks Overcoming Child Sexual Abuse

Molestation and rape are traditionally taboo subject matters, especially within West Indian cultures. So when a person comes forward with their story about abuse, the world should take notice. Rarely do we stumble upon those who can carry the weight of their troubles, while facing adversity straight in the face. If you never met someone who could, I would love to introduce you to Karlyn … Continue reading Oprah’s Life Story Project: Karlyn Percil Talks Overcoming Child Sexual Abuse

The Fab Black Cat: Halloween Haute Lookbook

Prowl the streets this Halloween night with Mommynoire’s favorite haute ‘cat’ looks for October. Love statement heels? Try Ted Baker’s leather, Corae Boots for $230! Want a place to store your Halloween treats, shop the fab Milly Gold Croc clutch, $245! Look around for more steals starting at $15. Step on the scene in these super-bad Ted Baker, Corae Boots [buybutton link=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00K77NP1M/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00K77NP1M&linkCode=as2&tag=mommynoire-20&linkId=YZGH43H7EJOCY7IL” label=”Buy Now On … Continue reading The Fab Black Cat: Halloween Haute Lookbook

My Konnect, Meelah Talks Going Solo + Mommyhood

When you think of a rose that has broken through the concrete – think of Meelah, former lead vocalist of Las Vegas, NV female R&B group 702, that blessed us with the club anthem – Where’s My Girls At? Remember that? Though the group is no longer a collective, Meelah’s sultry sound is still in the sphere.  Back to business after a long hiatus, Meelah, … Continue reading My Konnect, Meelah Talks Going Solo + Mommyhood

Chevy Suburban Is Giving Three Lucky Moms $100 Spafinder Gift Cards

It is officially summer! And because of the heat, Mommynoire and our friends at Chevrolet would love to give three busy moms-on-the-go Spafinder Gift Cards totaling $100 each. Talk about a great way to cool down! As fans of Mommynoire, how do you get some me time on behalf of Chevrolet’s latest luxury Suburban 2015? Check out the deets below: In order to be considered for the $100 Spa Finder Gift Cards, please … Continue reading Chevy Suburban Is Giving Three Lucky Moms $100 Spafinder Gift Cards

My Konnect, Karyn Parsons Launches Kickstarter Campaign For New Project

Karyn Parsons, yes Hilary from the hit sitcom ‘The Fresh Prince of Bel Air,’ circa 1990’s is buzzing in media circles, because of her latest project, an animated film about Janet Collins, who was the first black soloist to perform at the Metropolitan Opera. Determined to get this film off the ground, she recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the educational piece. Housed under … Continue reading My Konnect, Karyn Parsons Launches Kickstarter Campaign For New Project

My Konnect, Torrei Hart Talks Divorcing Comedian Kevin Hart and Flying Solo

“All great changes are preceded by chaos…” For Mother’s Day, mom and funny woman Torrei Hart, the beautiful and talented ex-wife of Hollywood’s ‘go to’ comedian Kevin Hart, received a stunning diamond ‘heart-shaped’ necklace from her ex-hubby, which symbolized his respect for her as a mother and friend. Kudos to the duo for being mature parents. Traditionally, divorced couples can’t even stand to share the … Continue reading My Konnect, Torrei Hart Talks Divorcing Comedian Kevin Hart and Flying Solo

Meet Ras Baraka, Mayoral Candidate of Newark, New Jersey

Tuesday, May 13, 2o14 Cast Your Vote For Ras J. Baraka For Mayor of Newark, New Jersey #BelieveinNewark “This day, this space, this time and this condition are exactly what I’m supposed to be doing. Leadership is not born out of ambition. It’s born out of time and condition.” – Ras J. Baraka/PolitickerNJ.com This week, Diddy is doing more than dancing. The media and music mogul … Continue reading Meet Ras Baraka, Mayoral Candidate of Newark, New Jersey

Curly Nikki Talks New Book: Better Than Good Hair

Hair fashionistas and beauty product-junkies, CurlyNikki’s first book Better Than Good Hair has arrived. Already flying off the shelf since its debut, Better Than Good Hair provides cute narratives and illustrations that empower and support women and children interested in the natural hair phenomenon. The blog-queen turned author recently sat down with me to chat about hair transitioning (salute! TWA’s), the best ways to manage and style hair during … Continue reading Curly Nikki Talks New Book: Better Than Good Hair

My Konnect, Model Tomiko Fraser Hines Talks Mommyhood + Infertility

  When we speak of iconic faces in the beauty arena, Tomiko Fraser Hines, the first African American model for Maybelline, comes to mind.  The Bronx, New York native, who had aspirations of becoming a teacher, became a top model by the age 25, gracing runway, print, and television platforms. When you think about Tomiko’s portfolio, please note that she has been featured in top … Continue reading My Konnect, Model Tomiko Fraser Hines Talks Mommyhood + Infertility

Digital Leader: Justice Fergie Talks Blogalicious Five Conference

Media enthusiasts, advertisers, sponsors, bloggers and more, if you have not attended a Blogalicious conference in your career – this year, from October 3-5, in Atlanta, GA at the Hyatt Hotel, you should make it your business – to attend. The mission of Blogalicious is: to grow a community that celebrates digital diversity and to serve as a supportive platform for its members to develop their social … Continue reading Digital Leader: Justice Fergie Talks Blogalicious Five Conference

Creativity Cans: Pushing For A Creativity Comeback

Do you remember the joys of art class as a child? How could anyone forget about the coloring, painting, and drawing activities that kept imaginations running wild? With the advent of technology tools such as mobile devices and tablets to keep kids entertained, the use of bare hands to produce basic art structures has fallen prey to art-focused digital marketplace apps. However, all is not … Continue reading Creativity Cans: Pushing For A Creativity Comeback