Cheers! My Birthday Celebration with the Napa Valley Wine Country Tours

After losing my grandmother a few weeks before my birthday, I really needed to celebrate life. I know she would want me to do that. This year, I decided to ring in a new year of life in wine country. My soror traveled up from So Cal to visit. This would be her first time in Napa. I didn’t want to drive so instead, we bought bus tickets for the Napa Valley Wine Country Tours.

Let me tell you something, going on this bus tour was one of the BEST decisions I made. The Napa Valley Wine Country Tours bus isn’t just any bus. It’s a limo bus that looks like a VIP club lounge on wheels. We paid $119 for an 8-hour trip, visit to 4 wineries in Sonoma and Napa counties, continental breakfast and lunch. It was worth every penny. The tastings aren't covered in the bus fare, but they ran about $10-$25. Wineries won't charge you for tastings if you buy a bottle. I recommend this for tourists and any Bay Area locals who have folks visiting from out of town and want a short excursion to Nap…

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When I first read heard BeyondBlackWhite.com blogger Christelyn Karazin was co-writing a book about interracial dating, I thought, "What more needs to be said?" Between the media's odd fascination with black women's dating lives, to black women empowerment bloggers encouraging sistas to expand their dating pool, I didn't think there was more to add to the convo. Either you swirl (which means date interracially) or you don’t. But Christelyn  and her "Swirling" co-author Janice Littlejohn aren't trying to sway readers to try "something new". This book is a guide for those black women who are ready to jump into the interracial dating pool or have already found their Marco Polo-Chung-Pakowski. 

 Listen here or below to my interview/girly-girl chat with Christelyn about her book, how she met her husband (who is white) and dating. I really hope you listen since I sacrificed watching one of my favorite TV shows to do this interview. 

*Music provided by Shammy Dee






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