Author: Niche

L’ Shana Tova Savannah

Yesterday was a new moon and Rosh Hashanah is a new year. In my opinion, September is always a new beginning for me even if I am not in school. In Savannah, September is the beginning of festival season. Hurricane Irma won’t hold the city back from weekend festivals. Here’s a short list of the festivals […]

Is Crowdfunding Free Money?

Big Bon Pizza

To finance a business or an artistic endeavor, many people have turned to crowdfunding to secure funding.  Crowdfunding is defined as “the funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet.” Kickstarter is one of the most well-known crowdfunding platforms, but it […]

We’re Two

Starlandia Art Supply

Happy Blog Anniversary To Me!  It was only two years that I started this blog, Gnatty Savannah.  In the two years that I have been in Savannah, I have worked for two small businesses here, and I now serve on two boards. I figure I would take a moment to recognize the new businesses that I […]

Being An Ally In Savannah

“Some of my best friends are gay” is something I wouldn’t say, but it is actually true.  I have many gay friends and I have learned a lot about the LGBTQ community from them.  I even did a presentation on how to be an ally on social media three years ago. Being out in the […]

BlogHer17: The Pressure Is A Privilege

Jovan, Nicole and Nichelle at BlogHer17

It’s hard to recap a conference like BlogHer especially when you spent three days meeting new people, listening to panels, being inspired by speakers and learning new information. I was impressed and inspired by Janet Mock, Serena Williams and Amy Ziering. Here are some of my random thoughts from #BlogHer17. Ana Navarro is hilarious! CNN […]

Going To BlogHer17

Me with the Pillsbury Dough Boy

I am an old skool blogger. I have been blogging for over a decade. I first started with a personal blog, Nichelle Newsletter on Blogger. Then I moved it to Typepad and later over to WordPress. In 2004, I met Rachel and Allison, and we created Cupcakes Take The Cake. I have started and abandoned […]

The Potlikker Papers

John T. Edge of the Southern Foodways Alliance came to Savannah to talk about his new book that chronicles food and the modern South over the last 60 years. The book is called ‘The Potlikker Papers‘.  In case you don’t know, potlikker or pot liquor is the liquid left behind after cooking greens. Anyway,  I […]

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