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Name: Clarence Coodie Simmons | Giver, Film Maker, Director, Creative Control, LLC Zodiac: Capricorn Snippet: Meet Coodie Simmons. A fellow Chicago native, whose charm, smile & warm personality will light up any drab room. He’s a friend we love, family … Continue reading


Name: Ashaki Ward | Singer, Songwriter, Dancer, Actress, Giver Zodiac: Aquarius Snippet: Ashaki shared her reflective views on life, love, performing arts, decisions & laughter. Ms. Ward leaves a trail of sunshine wherever she goes. Enjoy! Filmed:  February 2012 Be sure … Continue reading


Name: Renae Bluitt | PR Maven (Crush Media), Blogger (In Her Shoes Blog), Sister, Giver Zodiac: Virgo Snippet: Get to know the woman and force behind In Her Shoes blog! Renae shared her yellow enthusiasm and drive for all things progressive. … Continue reading


Name: Nik G. | Giver, Wife, Mother, Lifestylist, Blogger, Photo Enthusiast Zodiac: Cancer Snippet: Nik G. was my first out of town guest when I took KitchenTALK on the road to visit Atlanta. During our cafe conversation, Nik shared her … Continue reading

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Name: C. Zawadi Morris | Giver, Journalist, Publisher & Editor at The Brooklyn Reader Zodiac: Gemini Snippet: Zawadi shared her intellect, affection for words, heritage and the night we met SADE! Her giving spirit was present throughout our full conversation. … Continue reading

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Name: Molaundo Jones | Visual Art, Media, Creative Services, The Clever Agency Zodiac: Sagittarius Snippet: Get to know the knowledgeable man behind The Clever Agency! Molaundo shared his drive, purpose, passion and enthusiasm for the arts, youth, culture and life. … Continue reading

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Name: Anshia Tull | Artist Relations & Special Events, Briclyn Entertainment Zodiac: Gemini Snippet: Shia brought her vivacious spirit and electric energy to Brooklyn, New York. Her commitment to passion, music, people and community speaks in volumes. Filmed: January 2012 … Continue reading

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Name: Ra-Re Valverde | Giver, Singer, Songwriter, Clitter Beast Culture Photography Zodiac: Aries Snippet: Ra-Re’s creativity, charm, travels and short tales had me focused in. She is an artistic force that constantly inspires me. While on the subject, if you … Continue reading

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Name: Alice Smith | Singer, Songwriter, Mother, Friend Zodiac: Sagittarius Snippet: Alice shared her thoughtful, funny, real talk and one of a kind personality with me. Filmed: August 2012 Alice Smith’s albums - For Lovers, Dreamers & Me and SHE are … Continue reading


Name: Lorraine T. West | Jewelry Designer, Visual Artist, Mother, Nurturer Zodiac: Capricorn Snippet: Lorraine kept me smiling and interested in her words, perspective and new experiences. Filmed: February 2012 You can follow Lorraine on Instagram @LorraineTWest to see some … Continue reading