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Showing posts from October, 2012

SophistiKat "Old School Jam of the Week"

YES!! I still love this mans and he is still in my rotation!!

Here's a little something for those who know about the 90's and LOVE the music from that era.
Keith Sweat "I'll Give All My Love to You"!!
This is MY Jam ;")


Mmm. .Delicious

One company has made my dreams come true 2 ways!!
I have been in LOVE with Nuvo since it came out. It's one of my FAVorite drinks and of course I can't get a enough of a PERFECT Nuvo Cosmo ;") Mmph. .Anywhoo. .

Those that know me. .I mean KNOW me. .know I am a RED VELVET fiend!!
Cupcakes, Cakes, Tarts, etc. You name it. .if it's Red Velvet . .I love it!! (This addiction however was not my fault. .there is one particular person to blame. .LoL!! I shall rest on that).

The same goes for Peach Cobbler!!
(Can't nobody make it like my Grandmother and Mom though. .Boaw)

Check out the latest additions to the "Nuvo" Family and Delicious Recipes. .

Red Velvet

                   Peach Cobbler

I'm so EXCITED I can't sit still!! And once you all try these. .comment back and let me know what you think. Let the fun begin!!
@TNBeautyQueen @TheSophistiKats

SophistiKat "Jam"

YES!! Rick Ross just keeps dropping HIT after HIT. .but HEY I'm not complaining!!
All I can do is acknowledge and salute.

Another one of my FAVs off "God Forgive, I Don't" has a Video!! ;")
Here is "Diced Pineapples" feat Wale and Drake

I swear Wale and his lyrics. .Child. .WooWee. .Bye!! #Flatline LoL!!



A few weeks ago our FABulous FLOTUS sent the media and all SophistiKats into a FRENZY after her appearance at the DNC.

It wasn't her hair. .It wasn't her dress. .but it was her manicure and the gorgeous shade of gray she chose.

Now I am an OPI FANatic (which is merely an understatement). I literally go "OPI" shopping once or twice a month to purchase NEW colors for my collection or to replace what I've ran out of.

Since the closing of "Trade Secret"; I now shop at Ulta or a few salons (here in the city that keep the the latest collections). I went looking for the closest color I could find.

This mission didn't take long ;")

French Quarter For Your Thoughts (Touring America Collection)

Nein! Nein! Nein! OK Fine! (Germany Collection)
Both of these colors look absolutely gorgeous on any skin tone and has a neutral effect which won't clash with wardrobe choices/colors.
Try them both out today!! Visit to check out other color…

SophistiKat "Desert of the Month"

Keeping with the kick off of the Fall season. .I wanted to bring you a recipe for a delectable treat that would be fun yet healthy.  .

Pumpkin Pie Tarts

Health benefits of Pumpkin:

Alpha-carotene "Vitamin A" (promotes healthy vision and ensures proper immune function)
Beta-carotene "Vitamin B" (reverses skin damage caused by the sun and act as an anti-inflammatory)
Fiber (reduce bad cholesterol levels, protect the body against heart disease, control blood sugar levels, promote healthy digestion, and plays a role in weight loss)
Vitamin C (boosts immunity, reduces the risk of high blood pressure and heart disease, and regulates cholesterol levels)
Vitamin E (promotes healthy skin by protecting the body from sun damage and may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease and certain cancers)
Potassium (aids in balancing fluid levels in the body, promotes strong bones, is necessary for energy production, and helps to control blood pressure)
Magnesium (aids the body in hundreds…

Dose of SOUL

Everyone knows that I LOVE "FE: Foreign Exchange"!!
Phonte' the vocalist/lyricist of FE is on a new track "Gonna Be a Beautiful Night" featuring
Carlitta Durand (a new and beautiful vocalist)!!

Two Words: Love IT!!

Enjoy your Sunday Afternoon ;")


SophistiKat "Old School Jam of the Week"

This is one of my FAVorite Hip Hop Jams and who doesn't LOVE LL Cool J!! Upset I couldn't  find the actual video on YouTube. .but still ON IT and had to post.
Here is MY Old School Jam. ."Around The Way Girl"!!
"Sweet as Brown Sugar with the Candied Yams". .That's Moi ;") LoL!!
Enjoy @TNBeautyQueen @TheSophistiKats


Last year we featured this Handsome star as "Gentleman of the Week" and if you aren't ready for the return of the Chicago Basketball KING D. Rose. .You're slippin!!

I may be a Celtics FAN but I still have love for the Chicago Bulls!!

Adidas Presents an online web series documenting the recovery and return of Derrick Rose!! This is Episode 4 (the newest episode) but you can check all of them out, get inside access, and join #TheReturn at:

Also FOLLOW D Rose on Twitter @DRose and Adidas Basketball @Adidashoops

December 18, 2012. .I'm ready ;")


SophistiKat "Jam of the Week"

YES!! This has been on repeat for me most of the week. My JAM ;")
Fat Joe featuring Kanye West (Roscoe Dash and Miguel) "Pride N Joy"!!


Steel Magnolias

In an updated contemporary version of the beloved stage play and 1989 film, "Steel Magnolias" chronicles the lives and friendship of six women in Louisiana. Supporting each other through their triumphs and tragedies, they congregate at Truvy’s beauty shop to ponder the mysteries of life and death, husbands and children - and hair and nails - all the important topics that truly unite and celebrate women.

Golden Globe® and Grammy® Award winner and Academy Award® nominee Queen Latifah stars in and executive produces the film, reuniting her with producing duo Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, from the Oscar and Golden Globe winning "Chicago" and "Hairspray." Directed by Kenny Leon (A Raisin in the Sun), the film features Queen Latifah as ‘M’Lynn’, Tony® Award winner Phylicia Rashad as ‘Clairee,’ Independent Spirit Award nominee Adepero Oduye as ‘Annelle,’ Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad as ‘Shelby,’ Grammy winner Jill Scott as ‘Truvy’ and Golden Globe and multip…

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Losing my grandmother to Breast Cancer was one of the hardest things I've faced in my life. Watching my mother take care of her day end and day out was truly life changing.  She fought like a Champion till the end and may she continue to REST in PEACE.
This month support and show that you are AWARE of the fight to find a cure for Breast Cancer.  Make a donation in honor of a loved one, friend, or just to show you care to the Sisters Network. 

The Sisters Network® Inc. (SNI) is a leading voice and only national African American breast cancer survivorship organization in the United States. Sisters Network is governed by an elected Board of Directors and assisted by an appointed medical advisory committee. Membership is 3000, which includes more than 40 affiliate survivor run chapters nationwide.  The organization’s purpose is to save lives and provide a broader scope of knowledge that addresses the breast cancer survivorship crisis affecting African American women around the countr…

SophistiKat "Drink of the Month"

It's officially FALL!! My FAVorite season ;")
Football, Good Food, AND the Holidays. .what more could you ask for right?
Well. .I always come with a refreshing and delicious cocktail to add to your rolodex of Favorites.
With a tropical twist and cool smooth taste. .here is something you can fix right at home for an after hour treat or get together with friends. .

Mango Cool Breeze

Ingredients(Number of Servings 2)
2.5 oz. Captain Morgan Parrot Bay® Mango
3 oz. Sweet & Sour Mix
2.5 oz. Ocean Spray 100% Cranberry Juice
2 splashes Club Soda
2 slices pineapple

Add Captain Morgan Parrot Bay Mango, Sweet and Sour Mix, Ocean Spray Cranberry Juice, and splash of soda.
Shake with ice in Cocktail Shaker and pour into glass.
Garnish with Pineapple slice.

This is simply DELICIOUS
Enjoy ;")