Louisiana and the flood of 2016

For those of us who are familiar with the flood of 2016, you know that unpredictable storm brought grief and devastation to southeast Louisiana at what we predicted to be the end of hurricane season. Also known as the ‘100-year rain event”, this rainstorm moved in as a hurricane without the wind and without a warning. At the peak, close to 20% of businesses in the state of Louisiana were affected by the storm, while over 6,000 businesses experienced physical flooding throughout East Baton Rouge, Livingston, Ascension, and other surrounding parishes. While the cleanup and the federal assistance has dragged out and stress the locals to this day, what is remarkable is the way in which the people of south Louisiana have managed to stay optimistic and true to tradition. With the flood of 2016 also came another storm: presidential election season. When the annual SpanishTown parade came around in the city of Baton Rouge, came a new theme of ‘Come

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Facebook and the Bystander Effect

Yes, I know that I am normally posting about my website’s latest fashions and about the contests I sponsor on Polypore and my travels but…..I had to take a second to discuss something. Usually, Facebook is full of rants of current events, calls for release of everyone from political prisoners to freeing distant cousins that are incarcerated at the nearby county jail. Its freedom of speech and one of the many things that makes this country unique. While in the same breath, its also the thing that allows us to observe one’s true thought when in a setting of relaxation or on a topic in which people have a strong opinion. I was told by a wise person that ‘three things in this world or at the origin of all wars: women, religion, and politics”. I thank that person for all of the wise words throughout my years and understand that while those are the origins, they branch out into

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My Crochet Braids Night Time Routine😴

Hi Everyone!!!! Each and every time I make a video and post for you, I want you to know that I am absolutely so excited. I try to make videos about things that I’ve had encounters with that others have, but I may have had a different experience, enter the crochet braids with deep twist hair. I’d seen people with this hair and thought it to be just gorgeous so I wanted to try it on my own hair. Well, when dealing with crochet braids with the deep twist hair, my stylist failed to tell me that I would have a nightly routine until AFTER we installed the braids. Here are the braids and my video I made on it:   I felt confident about my crochet braids and truly didn’t thimg having the deep twist style would be much of an issue. Well…..yes, these crochet braids are beautiful and well worth the time spent to install them. On the

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Dee’s YouTube Channel

Visit and subscribe to Dee’s YouTube Channel. There, I talk beauty, fashion, review products….there’s no telling what’s gonna come out of my mouth. Let’s have fun together!  Don’t forget to also visit my online boutique at What’s Your Chic for our latest men’s and women’s collection. Enjoy!!!!!!