February is made for two fantastic observances: Black History Month and Valentine’s Day! Since we have the whole month to focus on the amazing contributions of our brilliant black members of society, I’m going to use this the first few February posts to focus on the day of love ( and to support Black businesses). We want to make sure you’re good in the love and gift department! Although, we’re pretty sure you have it covered, just in case you’re running behind on gift ideas or have no earthly clue on where to start, we got you.
This is the month of gift giving. For many of us, material gifts are top of mind. Shoot, even thinking when I was trying to drum up a topic for this week, I could have easily penned a blog about the best unique Greek online vendors to patron. Now that I think about that, I might save that for a later post, however, that’s not what’s sitting on my heart.
Greek gifting season is upon us people! Probates, graduations, holidays and birthdays. Tis the season to give, give and give otra vez! Whether we’re purchasing something for ourselves, our Spesh, Sandz, Number, Neo, Legacy, or whoever, you name it, we’re going all out on the cool Nalia! Because that’s what we’re supposed to do. Afterall, we all have a bajillion shirts with our organization’s letters and/or sayings on them. Somewhere in our apartment, we can find at least 3 variations of wooden paddles, picture frames, shadow boxes or whatever else can be made with wood and paint. It’s TRA-DISH-E-ON!
HOOOOOOWWEEVA! Sometimes we just don’t know what to do with with all of our divine digs. Especially our tshirts. Seriously, what are we supposed to do with half a million tshirts from picnics, neo years, homecomings, etc? When we can’t answer that question, we end up with this foolishness: