Laufty Life: High Ambitions

Tips and Tricks to Maintaining Natural Curls on a Beach Vacation

One of our Laufty friends posted the question: “How do you handle the girl’s hair when you are on vacation?” She was wondering if she needs to add extensions to...

Five reasons to bypass Disney for a family vacation in Clearwater Beach, Florida

The cost associated with a start-up business is always more than estimated.  So, my financial advisor (aka my husband James), had us on flight restriction all winter long, stating that sacrifices must be...

The unfinished business of African Braiding Salons

We can and we should raise the bar for atmosphere and customer service in African Braiding Salons.  For years, I owned a day spa that provided clients with massage, skin care,...

Wildly romantic weekend getaway to La Crosse, WI

James and I have been taking weekend getaways throughout the course of our courtship. When we moved to Atlanta we had to make sacrifices. Unable to afford traveling home to...

Outskirts of Normal: Insight on black hair maintenance from a white adoptive mother’s point of view.

Book Review : On the Outskirts of Normal In the book On the Outskirts of Normal, Debra Monroe bares her soul as a single mother to a black adoptive daughter....

The Mall of America, a Midwest spring break destination!

Can’t jet away for Spring Break this year?  Don’t Trip! Mall of America is a quick and fun Midwest weekend destination. There is a guarantee of shopping all your favorite brands,...

Cosmic Connection: a date night of aligning our souls and merging our life paths

I’ve got a set of friends that have recently gotten into understanding energy and how we can direct our energies to bring positivity into our lives.  These are ladies I admire...