Basic but BOMB: Wife Her Mac and cheese

16 oz Elbow macaroni, cooked 8 oz Cheddar, sharp 1 cup Cheddar cheese, mild 8 oz Colby & monterey jack cheese 1/2 cup Sour cream (Optional) 2 oz Cream Cheese (Optional) 1 lb Velveeta 1 cup Whole milk 3 Eggs 24 oz Evaporated milk 1 tbsp Granulated sugar 1 Salt 1 tbsp White pepper, ground…

Art & Ink: Q&A Session with Tattoo Artist and Businessman Jimmy Bogan

Those that are familiar with me, often joke that I can’t speak about art without mentioning  Andy Warhol. In moderate similarity, it is hard to speak on Jackson’s millennial invaded art scene and not mention Jimmy Bogan. The 30 year old small business owner has prime plans to restore Jackson Mississippi’s art scene and focus….

Style Savage Fridays…

The most wonderful time of the week is here… STYLE SAVAGE FRIDAYS! This Friday December 8, 2017, we are featuring high fashion photographer Imani Khayyam (IG: @i.khayyam) To nominate candidates for next week’s Style Savage segment, please email pictures and info to misfitdiary@gmail.com.  

The Revolution Will Be Televised: Q&A Session With Millennial Author Morenike

Nija Morenike’ Matory, refuses to bite her tongue about issues that are pressing to the African American community.  Creator of Novels such as Taste of Insanity and SHHHH, the Mississippi born author is quite crafty about how her messages are delivered. From Mental Illness in the Black Community, to the undeniable bondage of Colorism, Morenike…

Style Savage Fridays: Soul Train Awards 2017

Dreadfully, I must admit that the pickings were EXTREMELY petite for this year’s Red Carpet fashion at the Soul Train Awards 2017. I’m not sure if the attire requested was more lax than usual, but we were not flattered by the majority of the looks. Nevertheless! We’ve located our favorites and would love to share…

Comfort = The stand still….

Often times the smallest comment or occurrence with a person can cause so much unnecessary tension, drama, worry and even shame. I can recall so many times where someone sent shade my way and I replayed the situation in my mind so many times to the point where I lost count. One thought led to…

Basic but BOMB: Overstuffed Bell peppers

Overstuffed Bell peppers Fresh whole green, yellow or red bell pepper Ground beef or Turkey Zatarian’s Dirty Rice Mix 1 white onion diced 2 tsp of minced garlic 2 can of Rotel 2 tsp of olive oil 1/2 1 1/2 cups of water Shredded cheese(s) of your choice   *Pre heat oven to 370 degrees…

The Vending Machine Business: You get out what you put in…

One of the most profitable industries in America right now, says entrepreneur.com, is the vending machine biz. Business owners are getting more creative in diversifying revenue streams by stocking vending machines with the unthinkable – Cupcakes, Human hair bundles, BeansPeasPotatoesGreens.. YOU NAAAME IT! The ease and availability that comes along with using vending machines is…

Style Savage Fridays…

Our favorite time of the week is here! Style Savage Fridays! Friday November 17, 2017 we are featuring Eboni Kesi (@eboni_kesi) and Darryl Wilburn (@fashionguy88). To nominate candidates for next week’s Style Savage segment, please email pictures and info to misfitdiary@gmail.com.

FACTS: You can’t compete where you don’t compare…

“You can’t compete where you don’t compare” can sometimes be frowned upon as arrogant, depending on the context that it is used in. For me, I digested this phrase a bit differently. It brought me to occurrences in my life where “Friends” or Foes have found themselves envious of achievements or milestones in my life…

Culinary Meets Chic Hospitality: A Conversation with Chef Po

Lashante “Chef Po” Cox is no stranger to variety in cuisine. Offering variations of everything from vegetarian dishes to soul food classics, Chef Po is one of Mississippi’s hidden jewels. With a kind spirit and exquisite skill, Chef Po’s Catering and personal Chef service is innovating high end cuisine in the Metro Jackson area. She…