Monday, October 06, 2014
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Happy 9th year Sisterlock Anniversary to me! Treated myself to color and...,,.I think Amber is my new Black! Shout out to my 18 year old daughter, Rachel Dupard for pushing me outside my comfort zone and my SL Sister, Karen Key Dunlap for walking me through the tone down!
Friday, May 09, 2014
Countdown to 9 years on May 27th of being naturally Sisterlocked! These are pics of my journey before and after along with the tools I use to retighten my hair every 5-6 weeks! Yes, it's all 100% my natural grown hair!
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Sunday, August 01, 2010
Thursday, May 27, 2010
This is how I wear my locks when working out at the gym. I love to eat so I "must" love to workout. We can't live to eat we must eat to live! ~Especially when you at 40+... LOL!
Thursday, July 02, 2009
We had a very good time in New Orleans and natural hair still rules. Carol's Daughter had a special store set up in the French Quarters just duing ESSENCE Festival and our group of 20+ must have spent two hours hanging out with the store employees and buying all kinds of hair products. Our husbands could not believe we hung out that long in one store...LOL! Carol's Daughter is the best, one of my cousins won a basket of products so those two hours were well worth it!!!
Given all of the excitement, laughter and entertainment, I think we'll have to do the ESSENCE Festival as a yearly event!
Wednesday, December 10, 2008
Merry Christmas to all of my blog family! I've been away too long and thought I'd post a little pic of my locks. It's been three years and I'm still loving them!!! I'll be back soon to update you all on me and Praline .
All is well and life is funny because you go through different stages at different points of your life. Right now, Beignet and I have lots of energy flowing to keep up with two teenagers! And guess what???? We are living on total prayer because the world is waiting to gobble up our youth and we refuse to give in and be lazy parents. I'll save the rest of this story for another day.... LOL!!
I'll just leave you all with have a safe and MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!!
Sunday, June 08, 2008
Ok, for those of you who don't know......it's Chocolocs and while in church on Sabbath she recognized Praline21 as she ushered during the service. Afterwards, Chocolocs found her way towards me, our eyes met, we immediately recogninzed each other and embraced like Celie & Nettie from the Color Purple!
Turns out that Chocolocs is also a Seventh-day Adventist and was in town for a wedding. She's friends with the Groom and I'm friends with the Bride, who is also member of my church. Wow, too much information but we just could not believe how this all took place. So, here she is all the way from Michigan for a wedding and ends up visiting my home church!!!! Can you believe it?
Chocolocs has the most beautiful head of locs, bright in color and a perfect bill of healthy locks. If I had to compare, I'd say hers looks exactly like Blaqkofi's and if the two of them were ever in the same room together....they'd be lock twins.
As for me, I'm just letting my 3 year old locks do their own thing, not much in to styles these days. I'm loving the flow of them as well as free styling due to my work out frequency of five days a week. Yep, I'm addicted and decided to make serious lifestyle changes including changing my diet. With that lifestyle change comes the convenience of wearing locks!
Chocolocs, it was a pleasure meeting you, your locs are to die for and I hope to see you again in the near future.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
We've received an overwhelming request to get together soon, I believe it's Spring Fever! Everyone is so busy with work, family and whatever else is going on in our lives but it's time for us to celebrate ourselves! I'm sure everyone will have new Do's, new Color, new Locked Heads and lots of New Growth! We'll be introducing our newly locked sisters and a whole lot more fun!
It was recommended that we try MiCocina's, so come on out and join us at the following http://www.mcrowd.com/micocina_wv.shtm location: Reservation Name is Creyole so be on time to get a good seat!
Where: MiCocina West Village
3699 McKinney Avenue
When: Sunday, March 30th
Time: 1:00 - 3:30 PM
RSVP: ASAP by leaving a comment or email me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, March 23, 2008
Thursday, February 21, 2008
I'm having to re-evaluate my life and prioritize what goes where. Since starting my locking hobby six months ago I've had to trim back clients like crazy. Part of me feels guilty and then another feels like I must use the extra time for my family.
Left - Ms Praline pictured with Ms. Irma P. Hall (Mama Jo from the movie Soul Food) where Rachel opened a local play and Ms. Hall made an appearance in the play. Read more Here
Ms. Praline is taking off with her mad schedule and Mr. Roux is in High school and we're tackling teenage life and girls. Whew, that's worth wanting to home school but then we'd have the same issues during college. Better to deal with it sooner than later.
Left - Mr. Roux wins King of his 9th grade class and he's going through the cool stage with his semi-smile while posing with one of his classmates.
Parenting is the most difficult job I've ever had in my life. I just hope we're making the right decisions in every chapter of their lives. Such a challenge!
I feeling the need of a Dallas Gathering!
Monday, January 14, 2008
Sunday, January 13, 2008
Sunday, December 16, 2007
I was so proud to see her when she showed up church sportin those baby locks! KR also locked her husband's hair almost two years ago and then two weeks are another one of our church members liked hers so much she asked her to do them for her too.
I went with a freestyle today only beacuse I'm crazy during this time of year and can't find time to put my Wrap-a-locks in. I miss my WAL
KR - Big Shout out to ya!!! Maybe you'll join us in Blogdom. hint...hint!
Monday, December 10, 2007
I've retightened her traditional locks several times now and she is such a delight to spend time talking to while taking care of our lock business. You'll never guess her age and she'll kill me if I even tried to speak it....trust me she should be proud cause she really takes good care of herself and she definitely does not look her age. You go Mrs. Vickie!!!
Monday, November 26, 2007
Sunday, November 25, 2007
I prefer no frizz, how about you?
Mrs Dee and Twinky are now riding high in the winds with new locks and grooming.
Twinky has about four inches of natural hair and two to three inches of permed ends, hair type 2 with a major "S" curl. Please give her a shout out!
You can view her new blog here
Tuesday, November 06, 2007
Today, I made Thomasa come in for a long overdue grooming. And look at the outcome, after three 2 1/2 hours ..what a difference! Her DH even called me when she returned home and told me how much he loved her new look! I was very pleased and proud my self.
I made her commit to coming at least every six months or so since she does her own retightening. Look at those beautiful locks that were hiding underneath all the frizz!
Photo 1 - Thomasa before grooming
Photo 2 - Half groomed head
Photo 3 - Fully groomed head
Photo 4 - Fully groomed head
Tuesday, October 09, 2007
Included is my recent Wrap-A-Lock install. When she saw my wrapped locs she immediately ordered her packages of Wrap-A-Locks because she knew she wanted to wear hers for a while before taking them down.
Talk about confidence, she is a Director working in Corporate America and would be attending a meeting the next morning, with her Wrap-A-Lock tools. How cool is that?
I forgot to take her before pic (I know) but here's what we did with her five year old Sisterlocks:
1. She has 10-11 inches
2. We used 6 packages (120) of Medium length Wrap-A-Lock tools on her 360 Sisterlocks
3. I wrapped 2 -3 locks on each Wrap-A-Lock Tool using foam mousse
It took her a couple of days getting used to the short length but other than that, she was very pleased with the finished product.
I hope to see her soon so I can get a pic of her take down. It's a process and because she chose to keep the wraps in I had to show her how to take them out so her curl would be the way it was designed by Sis Nandi. More to come on her take down results...
Monday, October 08, 2007
Anywho, here she is 1.8 years later sporting her Braidlocks. I told her she will need a grooming soon, she can hardly keep up with her retightenings because of the hair growth resulting from the pregnancy.
Her hair is really spongy so it appears to be shorter than it actually is will pulled downard. So there you are
For those of who do not remember Thomasa, here is the pic of the braidlocks from our install day.
Monday, October 01, 2007
The first day, curls were tighter and funky looking. Not that I look for compliments, but they sure did come like I've never had them before. My hair was a conversation piece for the day, and I took full advantage of educating all who inquired.
I plan on setting them again soon and I will be sure to post pics of the first day takedown. I LOVE WRAP A LOCS!!!