DIY Faux Locs, How to Styles & Renew old Faux Locs

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Sorry it’s been a hot minute not blogging had a lot going. But I am back in One peace. Please subscribe to my youtube channel, i will be posting DIY craft videos from hair to Home decorations.

HOW TO INSTALL FAUX LOCS

HOW TO RENEW & STYLE FAUX LOCS

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10 SELF-LOVE- ENCOURAGING QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF

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1. Will this choice propel me towards an inspiring future,or will it keep me stuck in the past?

2. Will this choice bring me long term fulfillment or short term gratification?

3. Am I standing in my power or am I trying to  please another?

4. I am looking for what’s right or Am I looking for what’s wrong?

5. Will this choice add to my life force or will it rob me of energy?

6. Would i use this catalyst to grow and evolve or will i use it to beat myself up?

7. Does this choice empower or dis-empower me?

8. Is this an act of self-love or of self-sabotage?

9. Is this an act of faith (love) or fear?

10. Am I choosing from my divinity or Am i choosing from my humanity.

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AFRICAN MUSIC AND AMERICAN MUSIC RESPECT TOWARDS WOMAN

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I always wondered why in America, will a woman in her right senses smile and take it as a compliment when his man or boyfriend whichever it is, calls her a bitch or a whore. I have seen this happen quiet a lot.

I also wondered why these woman will go around even boosting about being his bitch, not his bitch in fact his bad bitch, how she is a bad bitch and what not.

I also wondered why African females call themselves black queen, beautiful woman, all this beautiful names a woman will call her self in respect of her status in the community. Why an African woman will slap the hell out of a man who will call her a bitch, African woman i mean those who are educated but still not corrupted by the western lives or the so called “3rd world countries”. There is no how the word bitch can be used in a good way. Because they will say “don’t take this wrong you are a bad bitch in a good way”.

Oh really like wtf do u mean.

Well now i see this trend in Africa, you know Africans we like copying whatever Americans are doing, i think we think that is civilization. Our music is so changed. We call ourselves the N word, do u even know what it means.

It is not civilization to be calling women whores, bitches or cursing to make a song. This is the reason why i don’t listen to rap music.

Enjoy your Friday, i am about to go listen to rap music and sip some hot tea.

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING AND YEEEAH BLACK FRIDAY

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LOL just this photo made me laugh so bad, and it brought back childhood memories heheheehhe, As far as my country, culture is concerned I have never celebrated thanksgiving, not that i hate it, no i don’t.  In Maun, Botswana, Africa most important celebrations around this time is Christmas and New Year. Yeeeeaah but I am still excited for thanksgiving but mostly I guess is the food that excites me.

Well getting back to the image above. I can’t stop laughing. So I am going to tell you a story, I wasn’t born with a silver spoon but I was cared for and I also experienced life both ways, Before I bore you, here is the story.

I remember it was a Sunday and it was me and my grandmother at home alone, I come from an extended family where everyone still lives at home, like mom, father, us kids, grandmother, aunt and uncles but u get what am saying right? But this time around no one was home only me and grandmother.

And guess what, LMAO she felt like eating chicken, we had our little chicken family lol I had to run after the chicken for almost an hour, I was a little chubby then, and it was really not working out, suddenly lucky me our neighbors kids helped me to catch it.

I handed her the chicken to kill because I am such a sissy, I don’t have the guts to take life like that. And it also happened that she doesn’t have the guts too, lol sorry granny.

It became such a long quarrel, if you are an african you get what I am saying, a lecture erupted too of how disrespectful I am.Then again the neighbors kids came to the rescue.

My grandmother was happy that day. I cooked her the chicken and everyone became happy. Lol I hope I didn’t bore you with my story. I love my grandmother she is a big part of how I grew up to be the person I am. Thank you granny.

Happy Thanksgiving and Black Friday yeeaaahh yeaahh…

Thank you for taking time to read my blog♄

QUOTE OF THE DAY: CULTURE 20/11/2013

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“It should now be our intention to try to retrieve what we can of our past. We should write our own history books to prove that we did have a past, and that it was a past that was just as worth writing and learning about as any other. We must do this for the simple reason that a nation without a past is a lost nation, and a people without a past is a people without a soul.” Sir Seretse Khama

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” Marcus Garvey

“A nation’s culture resides in the hearts and in the soul of its people.” Mahatma Gandhi

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“Embrace your culture, preserve it, be proud and show it off in the world. We were given different cultures in the world for a reason, I am proud of my culture and will show it off everywhere and anywhere in the world. I am a proud Motswana girl from Maun ” Tebogo Regasegile

HAITIAN CLUTCH AND SHOES

I love clutches so bad that I even started my own business which makes women and men accessories. Which includes making shoes, earrings, bangles and of course clutches that why this page is all about me and my love for clutches and shoes.

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But today we featuring the clutch here. I am not Haitian but when I was asked to make this set, I was so excited because it was a different thing from what I am used to making like my business name says it all Ruralafrican, I make clutches, earrings and shoes using unique colourful fabrics found in Africa.

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Thats what I am talking about baaang. You want to tell me you wont rock this collection from ruralafrican. 😉

So since the Haitian Shoes were such a challenge and out of my comfort zone I ended up doing a good job and also learning about Haiti as well and such a great country, lovely people who have been thru a lot but they never lose their smiles.


HAITI WIKIPEDIA: WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT HAITI

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haiti

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47TH INDEPENDENCE FOR BOTSWANA

imageBOTSWANA  (Tswana: Lefatshe la Botswana), is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa. We as citizens we refer to ourselves as “Batswana” (singular: Motswana). Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name after becoming independent  on 30 September 1966. It has held uninterrupted democratic elections since independence.

Botswana is flat,and is mostly covered by the kalahari desert.It is bordered by South Africa to the south, Namibia to the west and north, Zimbabwe to the north east and Zambia to the north

CLOTHES
Batswana we dress like everyone else in the world trousers/pants, dresses etc just normal clothes,shoes and everything in the fashion industry. I am usually surprised when people ask me if i wore shoes in Africa before or i started wearing shoes in united states. Don’t get me wrong I love walking bare foot in that lovely cold sand after a long day and its not like its every day i do that. Also with clothes we usually wear animal skin made costumes for dancing on special occasions.
FOOD
Our cuisine is very unique speaking as a maun born we have our own dishes which are different from other tribes in Botswana and i wont be found in the other parts of the country, for example my favourite is tswii its not easy to get and to make. Tswii is sort of like a potato and we usually mix it with meat/beef to add flavour to it. i love love tswii.
Even though our cuisine is unique, we share some characteristics with other cuisine of Southern Africa. Example Botswana foods are samp (setampa) and lol i looked for samp everywhere here but i guess they feed it to chickens, pap (phaleche), mopani worms, bogobe jwa legala which is soft porridge cooked with milk than water yummy this is one of my favourite dishes, last but not least madombi (dumblings) which also my favourite i tried making some 😉
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A unique to Batswana to includes seswaa a heavily dried,salted mashed up meat, magwinya my favourite too,it is bread that is just similar to funnel cake and made the same way but we make ours into round shapes like in the picture below.
we all eat and make foods from different parts of the world and try to make them into our own cuisine or you might say in this content that its a mash up of traditional food with the modern food, this pizza here is made with mophane worms,i have’nt tried it yet but it is on my to do list yummy. But would you eat it? I DARE YOU LOL

LANGUAGE

The official languages is English and Setswana, Although Setswana is widely spoken across the country, there are some other languages spoken in the country by different tibes e,g bayei, bahambukushu, basubia,kalanga, shekgalagadi etc
 HEALTH
The ministry of health in Botswana is responsible for overseeing the quality and distribution of health care throughout the country. We get free medical help and thats one thing i love and praise my country for,it takes care of its people. when was in the united states my landlord fell and broke her arm she had to make an arm cast because she couldn’t afford to pay for it as she didnt have insurance as in Botswana she could have just got it for free. Sometimes it really annoys me when i see people complain and not appreciate what they have.
 

HIV/AIDS

Like elsewhere in Sub-Saharan Africa we Batswana we are also affected and infected by HIV/AIDS. My qovernment began a comprehensive program involving free generic anti-retroviral drugs as well as information campains designed to stop the spread of the virus. People are also given free condoms at hospitals and clinics, and testing for HIV/AIDS is free. All this i am proud to say started under the leadership of our third president Festus Gontebanye Mogae.
FUN FACTS ABOUT BOTSWANA
1.Botswana has the largest population of elephants in Africa and 17% of the country has been set aside as a National Parks and Game Reserves.
2. The national animal is the Zebra, Which is where the national soccer team got their name. What is the national animal in your country?
The national soccer team, we are not as good as Brazil but still we love the team and our nation pride and I support it 100%.
 
THE FLAG
 

  The colors of the flag carry cultural,political and regional meanings.The light blue represents water specifically,in its form of rain as it is a prcious resource in Botswana, We really value rain as we suffers from frequent droughts due to the dry climate of the Kalahari Desert.

The black and white frame has two meanings. Firstly, they symbolize the harmony and cooperation between the people o different races who live in Botswana, as well as racial diversity of the country. Furthermore, they represent the national animal the zebra.