Noogastrong: Fallen Five Mural & Memorial

      The city of Chattanooga is full of very beautiful and unique murals but there is very special one that is to all of us residents of the Scenic city.  The mural of the Fallen Five, that stands as a memorial to five heroes that we lost during the summer of 2015. Their names… Continue reading Noogastrong: Fallen Five Mural & Memorial

F.A.B Mural of the Day “Don’t Just Fly, Soar!

      One of the first murals I fell in love with during my early years as a new resident in Chattanooga,  Tenessee, is the one of this playful little boy, with his toy plane by his side, pretending to be an aviator. Each time I see it I am as excited as I… Continue reading F.A.B Mural of the Day “Don’t Just Fly, Soar!

F.A.B Tuesday Tips: How to make a turmeric face mask and my natural beauty ritual before my book signing.

Bonjour! Welcome to this edition beaute! This post is all about natural and homemade beauty tips! Good skin doesn’t cost much but you do have to invest in yourself! Making a turmeric face mask is really easy and offer some awesome skin benefits such as treating acne, eczema, and rosacea.  I love to use it… Continue reading F.A.B Tuesday Tips: How to make a turmeric face mask and my natural beauty ritual before my book signing.

FAB TALK & Mural of the Day: Donuts & Tasty Beignets

Hello New Week! Yay to Mondays! Our Featured mural today and F.A.B talk are inspired by a “donuts mural”. Located on Broad and W. 2Oth Street in Chattanooga ,TN this donut mural was once the subject of a legal debate and local controversy. During the summer of 2014, there was a legal issue about this cool mural… Continue reading FAB TALK & Mural of the Day: Donuts & Tasty Beignets

Mural of the Day: Let’s Move! Fun & Colorful Mural on Frazier & Forest St.

It’s the weekend and a great way to remind ourselves to enjoy the weekend is this colorful mural in the Northshore area of Chattanooga TN. Located on a hill facing the Walnut Street Bridge,  this colorful mural is a fun reflection of an area that is full of various restaurants, boutiques and that is home… Continue reading Mural of the Day: Let’s Move! Fun & Colorful Mural on Frazier & Forest St.

Mural of the Day: Wynwood Wall

The following murals are courtesy of a very special and dear childhood friend and brother, Marcel. I suppose that in addition to his pictures serving as “mural of the day” he himself will be our ‘model of the day”! During his recent vacation in Miami Florida, Marcel has taken some gorgeous pictures that are worth sharing… Continue reading Mural of the Day: Wynwood Wall

It’s a Pineapple Thing! Some Frequently Asked Questions…

With my new book officially out and a book signing at Barnes & Noble in just a few days… I get asked all the time “Why It’s  Pineapple Thing”? The cookbook was my personal response to a craving that I was having for a pineapple pie. During part of my childhood in Ivory Coast,  my… Continue reading It’s a Pineapple Thing! Some Frequently Asked Questions…