Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and no matter if you are single or happily in love, we should always take some time to appreciate the
Black Owned Galentine’s Day Fun from Lifestyle Experts
Location: Washington, D.C. by way of Mount Sterling, Kentucky
I’m a huge fan of Calabash Tea & Tonic in Washington D.C. Calabash is owned by Dr. Sunyatta Amen who is a 5th generation herbalist and a naturopathic physician so the tea blends she sells are supported by both the ancestors and science. My girls are busy women, many of them entrepreneurs like myself, so I like to give them tea that is appropriate for whatever they’re going through at the time. Calabash’s TeaYoncé is a great energy booster while Triple Goddess makes a great gift because it fights inflammation (which is basically stress in physical form) and a hard-working woman needs both!
Location: New York City
Well, I’m probably a little biased, but my favorite Black Southern Belle owned business is the one I own, Effie’s Paper :: Stationery&Whatnot, a boutique online paperie. We make pretty products with a bit of edge that underscore our belief that the future is female and is being fueled by Black Girl Magic.
My favorite Galentine’s day tradition has been getting together a few of my closest friends and hosting a tassel earring & bracelet workshop with a full Galentine’s inspired spread- including conversation hearts & our favorite chocolates to enjoy! I love this tradition because each year we make the best memories from this night & all leave with a fun “friendship” bracelet.
This year I chose to honor my sister and our relationship for Valentines/Galentines Day. My little sister and I are each other’s biggest encouragers — we push the other to practice