Browsing Archive: January, 2013

FOLLOW YOUR FIRST MIND

Posted by Stacy Campbell on Friday, January 25, 2013,


 I satisfy my cupcake jones at Cami Cakes in Buckhead whenever I visit Atlanta, Georgia.  Last Friday, I stood in line awaiting the taste of a Cami Classic Chocolate on Chocolate and a Banana Cream.  Hospitality is the custom of the south, so I said hello to the patrons who walked in behind me and refocused my attention to the mesmerizing display of goodies.  A tall, chestnut brown, salt-and-pepper gentleman with a melodious voice behind me asked, “What’s good here?”; I shared my favori...
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Third Thursday Recipe

Posted by Stacy Campbell on Friday, January 18, 2013,

Dad's Favorite Seafood Stew
 

 My girl, Aruba Dixon, asked to post the inaugural third Thursday recipe on my blog.  Aruba is the main character in my debut novel, Dream Girl Awakened.  Aruba believes the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach.  Aruba’s By the Sea is the dish Aruba prepared for her friend’s husband.  Even took it to his practice and served him like a king on his lunch break.  For those of you saying, “no she didn’t”, yes she did.

 

She also wanted me to include her famous facial, Aruba’...


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HOT COMBS AND WISDOM

Posted by Stacy Campbell on Thursday, January 10, 2013,



If you remember when communities were tight and families were tighter, nod your head and say Mmmm Hmmm.  If you don’t, indulge me for three to five minutes while I go down memory lane.  

A woman asked me recently why I chose to write a book about man-stealing.  “After all,” she said, “it’s already enough mess out here with these reality TV shows and black women cutting the fool like they don’t have turtle sense.” I reminded her of the cities that preceded the Atlanta Housewives...


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2013 Breath Moves

Posted by Stacy Campbell on Thursday, January 3, 2013,

I hear my dad saying, “As long as there’s breath in your body, you can do something!”  How appropriate to hear his voice at the start of a new year; I’m finally thawing from his passing two months ago.  Not only was he the last living member of his immediate family, he was the baby.  I guess that’s why we bonded so well.  Two babies navigating this thing called life while learning from those who came before us.

 I don’t make resolutions.  I’m better at writing down my goals and w...


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