Breaking Down BeKnown on Nightly Candy Chat

July 14, 2011

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SWEETIES The Department of Labor estimated that there were only 18,000 new jobs created in June 2011 in the U.S. It is vital for those who are seeking employment to arm themselves with the necessary tools in order to stand out in the sea of over 13.9 million unemployed people. Monster.com is one of the world’s leading employment powerhouses. […]

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Nightly Candy Reviews: BeKnown by Monster.com

July 4, 2011

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SWEETIES BeKnown is a new and FREE app on Facebook. It’s fueled by the employment powerhouse, Monster.com. BeKnown breathes new life to the world of professional networking. When you join BeKnown you’ll gain several advantages over other professional networking sites like: inside access to the multitude of employment opportunities that are exclusive to BeKnown via Monster.com […]

Nightly Candy Fashion Review: Charlotte Ruse

May 29, 2011

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SWEETIES SUMMER FASHION REVIEW  Illustration: Nana-Adwoa Ofori © 2011    Summer is the season for fashionistas to pull together fabulous ensembles for numerous back-yard barbecues, garden parties, and trips to the beach.  Summer fun is in the air however, the  reality of the economy is very serious. The prices of gas, food, and clothing continue to rise right […]

Posted in: Nightly Candy Chat

The Holy Grail of Happiness- Tips on Reducing Stress and Anxiety

February 7, 2011

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SWEETIES Stress is no laughing matter. When stress becomes chronic, lasting for long periods of time without any moments of rest or relaxation, serious physical or psychological problems can result. According to Dr. Jim Manganiello, ” When your body is under stress, your cells actually change shape and become unhealthy. In turn, the delicate tissues […]

Posted in: Health & Wellness

Do it Yourself Fashion: Disco Earrings

February 3, 2011

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SWEETIES Andy Warhol, Jerry Hall, and Bianca Jagger were just a few of the celebrities in the 70’s who partied all night long at Studio 54. Their style was free, uninhibited, and unpretentious. Andy Warhol and the gang stylin’ and profiln’ at Studio 54 Photo Credit: Pinkmemo.com Disco dominated the pop-culture scene in the 70’s […]

Nightly Candy with Nana-Adwoa: 2010 in Review

January 2, 2011

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SWEETIES 2011 has started off with a bang thanks to the momentum and hard work established last year. Nightly Candy with Nana-Adwoa is soaring to new heights, and we have you all to thank. The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of […]

Nightly Candy Best of 2010: Holiday Special ~ Community

December 14, 2010

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It's not a surprise that the sophomore sitcom knocked it out of the park with a fantastic holiday special.

Nightly Candy Best of 2010: New Online Fashion Magazine ~ Exude

December 8, 2010

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The success of EXUDE MAGAZINE did not come overnight. It took the blood, sweat, and tears from its founder and Editor-in-Chief, Kinya Harte.

Nightly Candy Best of 2010: Reality Competition Show~ The Sing Off

December 8, 2010

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SWEETIES As 2010 winds down, Nightly Candy with Nana-Adwoa will share our choices for the best fashion, entertainment, TV, Film, etc. of 2010. The Best Reality Competition Show is ~ NBC’s “The Sing Off“ Every single contestant has unbelievable, God given talent. The producers of American Idol should wake up and pay attention. The Sing Off has a […]

Nightly Candy Chat: Interview with Vexdavortex from The Boogiemonsters

November 30, 2010

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If you're a true fan of TRUE hip-hop music then you are a fan of The Boogiemonsters.

Nightly Candy Fashion Review: Talbots Quilted Down Vest

November 16, 2010

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SWEETIES It’s time for another FALL FASHION REVIEW!! The folks over at Stylelist.com asked yours truly to share my opinions regarding yet another fall trend item: the quilted down vest available at Talbots. Check out the commercial on YouTube My initial thoughts of Talbots evoked visions of Barbara Bush and suits for Easter Sunday service. […]

Jimmy McMillan of The Rent is Too Damn High Party LIVE on Nightly Candy Chat

October 27, 2010

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Why on earth would a hard-working New Yorker cast their vote for a slick talking lawyer who hasn't done a decent job in his current government position? In addition to his C-- grade as Attorney General, Andrew Cuomo suffers from a severe case of nepotism with a side order of Daddy issues .

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Nightly Candy Fashion Review: Over the Knee Boots at Payless

October 27, 2010

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SWEETIES It looks like the editors at Stylelist.com can’t get enough of Nightly Candy! IT’S TIME FOR ANOTHER FALL FASHION REVIEW Fall Fashion Finds with Nightly Candy! Illustration by © 2010 Nana-Adwoa Ofori Payless is not the store it was when I was a kid. Back in the days (depending where you grew up) shopping at […]

Nightly Candy Fashion Review: Ann Taylor Sweater Dress

October 21, 2010

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The iconic Coco Chanel once said "Every woman needs a little black dress."

Nightly Candy Chat is Now Available on ITunes

October 13, 2010

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SWEETIES I’m pleased to announce that my BlogTalkRadio show, Nightly Candy Chat is now available as a FREE PODCAST via ITunes!     Please follow these three easy steps for easy and effortless access. 1) Log unto ITunes 2 Go to the ITunes Store 3) Type in Nightly Candy Chat into the search engine If […]

Nightly Candy Fashion Review: Old Navy Jeggings

October 9, 2010

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SWEETIES FALL FASHION REVIEW Fall Fashion Finds with Nightly Candy! Illustration by © 2010 Nana-Adwoa Ofori “What the heck are jeggings?” Those were my exact thoughts when I was asked by STYLELIST.com to review a pair for their website. Jeggings are a combination of jean and leggings. This fall Old Navy has capitalized on the jeggings […]

Check out Nightly Candy Chat on Blog Talk Radio

October 7, 2010

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SWEETIES It’s been so long since my last blog post! Most of you might have been under the impression that Nightly Candy with Nana-Adwoa was a blog of the past. Fear not my sweet dumplings,  because that couldn’t be farther from the truth. I have been here working hard as the day is long! There […]

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♪Tuesday Tunes♪- Hip-hop in Retrospect

June 8, 2010

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Ten Beloved hip-hop tracks from (1990-2001) SWEETIES I distinctly remember as if it were yesterday; coming home from school in sweet anticipation to watch Rap City on BET (back when BET wasn’t owned by Viacom……..sigh those were the days). There is no way to rank these tracks . Each and everyone of them is a […]

♪Tuesday Tunes♪- Songs from the Movies

April 21, 2010

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Top Ten Tunes from the Movies SWEETIES Movies and music are two of my favorite things in the whole world. There is nothing better when a great film is paired with a fantastic soundtrack. 10) ‘ (‘Midnight Cowboy,’ 1969)- Harry Nilsson, ‘Everybody’s Talkin’ Midnight Cowboy is a story about how small town Texan Joe Buck […]

♪Tuesday Tunes♪- Coming of Age: R&B

April 14, 2010

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Top Ten Coming of Age Songs: R&B SWEETIES This week I chose ten songs that were prevalent during the years I was figuring things out and on my way towards adulthood; my coming of age. If there was a soundtrack of my life there would be thousands of songs. It was a tough task to […]

♪ #TuesdayTunes ♪: Nightly Candy’s Ten Track Playlist

March 30, 2010

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SWEETIES It’s Music Monday! Well- More like Tuesday’s Tunes. This weeks list is top ten LOVE Songs. This list was inspired by my new gig as a music writer for AOL Radio. My first assignment was to compile top ten lists of the best wedding love songs in several different musical genres. It got me  […]

Nightly Candy is now on Blog Talk Radio!!!!

March 28, 2010

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SWEETIES BlogTalkRadio has taken over and Nightly Candy is a part of the excitement!! Three days a week you can enjoy Nightly Candy Chat on BlogTalkRadio. Sunday- 11pm EST  Nightly Candy Chat- Storytime Story-time is where I share the interesting, crazy, and down right unbelievable tales from the repressed memories of my cerebellum. Tuesday- 11pm […]

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♪#MusicMonday♪: Nightly Candy’s Ten Track Playlist

March 23, 2010

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SWEETIES It’s Music Monday! Every Monday on Twitter  before the midnight hour I unleash 10 random tunes from my Ipod. Here are the top ten from Monday’s 3/22/2010 #nowplaying You Got It All by The Jets on playlist.com! Click here to listen http://shar.es/mfT8A via @sharethis #musicmonday #nowplaying Catch Me Im Falling by Pretty Poison on […]

♪ Music Monday ♪ : Nightly Candy’s Ten Track Playlist

March 18, 2010

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SWEETIES It’s Music Monday! Every Monday on Twitter  before the midnight hour I unleash 10 random tunes from my Ipod. Here are the top ten from Monday’s 3/15/ #nowplaying Be Somebody by Kings Of Leon on playlist.com! Click here to listen http://shar.es/mo94K via @sharethis Changes by David Bowie on playlist.com! Click here to listen http://shar.es/mo9YC […]

Academy Awards 2010: Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

March 7, 2010

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SWEETIES The 82nd Academy Awards were blah.. blah… blah and more blah. Most awards shows are always boring and pretentious but I remember the days of  yesteryear experiencing a jolt of excitement  as I  watched the pomp and circumstance of the red carpet. This year watching the red carpet was like craving a bowl of […]

Posted in: red carpet

Naomi Campbell Strikes Again

March 2, 2010

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SWEETIES Naomi Campbell might be one of the most beautiful faces to ever walk the  catwalk, but she has proven herself CERTIFIABLE! The New York Times reported today that the NYPD is currently searching for Ms. Campbell to question her  in what appears to be yet again another accusation of assault. Campbell’s driver is walking […]

Say a Prayer for Guru

March 1, 2010

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SWEETIES One of the best MC’s is in coma this evening. GURU is 1/2 of the legendary Brooklyn hip-hop duo Gang Starr. DJ Premier (the other half of Gang Starr) went on the  Sirius Satellite radio show Hip Hop Nation to confirm that Guru had a heart-attack this weekend and has been hospitalized. He will undergo […]

Posted in: I ♥ Real Hip-Hop

Nightly Candy on The Rachel Ray Show

February 22, 2010

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SWEETIES A couple weeks ago I received a call from the producers of The Rachel Ray Show. They were looking for an upbeat personality for a Valentine’s Day segment. All they would tell me over the phone was that the segment would involve a celebrity guest and they wanted me to share a relationship/love question. […]

Bring in Spring with the Perfect Accessory: BOWS

February 16, 2010

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S W E E T I E S I have an affinity for all of  the seasons but quiet frankly I am over the frigid temperature and the snow. It’s fashion week  in New York City . All the major designers are debuting their Fall 2010 collections. I understand the reasons why designers show their […]

Posted in: Passion for Fashion

We are the World- 25: Not Buying it

February 13, 2010

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S W E E T I E S The look on Jennifer Hudson’s face explains it all! I’m all in favor of lending a helping hand to people in need. At least 217,000 people died in the devastating earthquake in Haiti on January 12, which also left about 300,000 injured and one million homeless. Although […]

Posted in: How it REALLY is

Book of Ruth: Journey of Faith~ is a Must See

February 13, 2010

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"Love, loyalty, faith and forgiveness mixed with greed, jealously and personal insecurity. If you watch this film and don't take something away from it, Christian or non-Christian viewers, than something is wrong"

Betty White is the BOMB!

February 12, 2010

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Hiya Sweeties I ♥ the Golden Girls! I have been and will be a fan for life of those women. Now that Sophia and Dorothy have left us we must treasure the two remaining Golden Girls with all of our hearts! Betty White = The Cat’s Meow I love the fact that Rue McClanahan and Betty White […]

Posted in: Totally AWESOME

A Gifted Artist Gone: Alexander McQueen is Dead

February 11, 2010

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SWEETIES This news truly hurts the fashionista within. Alexander McQueen was one of the most talented designers of our time. He took fashion to new and exciting heights. His fashion transcended into works of art. This morning his office released a statement that the designer was found dead inside his home in London England. There […]

Posted in: Rest In Peace

A Star is Born: Andy Garcia Heats Up the American Idol Competition

February 11, 2010

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SWEETIES I have to confess to you all that I am hooked to the auditions part of American Idol! Let’s face it it’s the best part of the show. Even though it is the same old embarrassing procedure year after year I still revel in the hilarity of it! It truly is the purest form of […]

We’ve Only Just Begun

February 11, 2010

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SWEETIES 2010 has only just begun and has already started off with a bang! It’s been far too long since you’ve had a dose of Nightly Candy. I know many of you were starting to think “where the heck is my night-cap?” or “this is more like monthly candy.” Rest assured that I am back […]

Nightly Candy Chats with RAKIM the GOD MC about Beats, Rhymes, and LIFE

November 22, 2009

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SWEETIES On Friday, November 20, I had the esteemed pleasure of stumbling upon yet  another amazing FREE concert at the APPLE Store in Soho. I fell in LOVE with hip-hop when I first heard “Let the Rhythm Hit ‘Em”. DJ Technical did a great job of hyping up the crowd with classic hip-hop tracks from […]

Evan Chandler (Father of Boy Who Accused MJ of Molestation) Committed Suicide

November 18, 2009

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Looks like the GUILT of putting his son up to LYING about sexual abuse got the best of Evan Chandler.

PUMA PARTY @ Michael K in SOHO

November 13, 2009

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SWEETIES   There are two major elements that are most important to me when it comes to fashion. 1) STYLE 2)COMFORT A piece of clothing or an accessories can be super cute from head to toe but if it is NOT comfortable I am not buying it. Plain and simple! I ♥ PUMA because I […]

Posted in: Fashion News

Meryl Streep, Jason Schwartzman, and Director Wes Anderson Chat About Foxes

November 12, 2009

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SWEETIES Whenever I hear someone mention the movie “Sophie’s Choice” my throat gets tight and I feel the water works about to burst. If you haven’t seen that movie then  I am afraid you have not experienced the joys of watching the true essence of acting on film. On November 11 I had the opportunity […]

How I Stumbled Upon My New Favorite Band: PARACHUTE

November 4, 2009

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SWEETIES I heart Gadgets and Gizmos! I just love learning about the latest and most innovative technology which is why I love Apple products so much. I love my Mac Book and my iPhone like I believe I would unconditionally love a child if I had one. They are the best investments I ever made […]

“This is It” is a Must See!

November 4, 2009

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SWEETIES I beseech you all to find it in your candy hearts to forgive me! It has been ages since I’ve posted. Trust and believe I’ve been behind the scenes shuckin’ and jivin’ to take Nightly Candy to the next level but alas there are no excuses just my sincere apologies are in order. Now […]

Posted in: Michael Jackson

GIDDY for GLEE

October 8, 2009

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S W E E T I E S IT’S OFFICIAL Fox TV actually has provided a show worthy of a smile this Fall. GLEE is killing the competition in the ratings. On Twitter it becomes a trending topic hours before and after the episode airs. This stroke of pure genius is the brainchild of Ryan […]

Posted in: Totally AWESOME

Kandi Burruss’ Ex-fiancé A.J Jewel Died from Head Injuries.

October 3, 2009

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S W E E T I E S Kandi Burruss is my FAVORITE housewife!! YaaaY Khandi! She has officially replaced NeNe Leakes as #1. I’m over NeNe. The controversy over her “Not-for-Profit” The Twisted Hearts Foundation seems to be a  bunch of mangled bull and dead ends. Give us the “T” NeNe?? It’s not in the […]

She by Sheree = FAIL

September 29, 2009

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S W E E T I E S Sheree Whitfield is holding tight unto the delusional dream that she has the talent and gumption to be an accredited fashion designer. Even though she has portrayed herself to be void of any personality on The Real Housewives of Atlanta hasn’t she one friend who cares enough […]

Thumbs Way Down for The Cleveland Show.

September 29, 2009

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I believe I laughed once which is pretty down right depressing for a Seth McFarlane experience.

Posted in: Thumbs Way DOWN

Hulu is THE FUTURE!

September 29, 2009

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S W E E T I E S It has been way too long my sweets!! Although I’ve been caught up in the rigamarole that is called life I must give praises to the most high for my health, prosperity and for HULU. For those of you who might not be on the up and […]

Posted in: Totally AWESOME

What’s all the Kerfuffle about with Kanye?

September 16, 2009

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S W E E T I E S Since when does it become breaking news when Kayne West says  something outrageously stupid? Everytime I have EVER heard Kayne West speak he sounds like a bumbling, conceited, hot mess of a FOOL. Why are we all shocked about his drunken stupor VMA’s antics? Didn’t this all go […]

GoodBye Patrick Swayze

September 16, 2009

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S W E E T I E S Why oh why must I have to write yet another R.I.P post. August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009 2009 has been such a Debbie Downer of a time for Hollywood. The 80’s was my childhood . Dirty Dancing was the ULTIMATE movie. What Swayze achieved with […]

Posted in: Rest In Peace

Whitney Houston is the 2009 Comeback Queen!

September 3, 2009

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S W E E T I E S Whitney Houston has given the world an amazing repertoire of music. She’s received countless awards and made music history with her record sales. She’s also given the comedic world some steady material with some her antics from past years. Debra Wilson from MAD TV owes a huge […]

Nightly Candy Fashion Review: Coogi

May 30, 2011

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SWEETIES SUMMER FASHION REVIEW                                                                                         Illustration, Nana-Adwoa Ofori 2011 © Coogie is […]

Nightly Candy Product Review: Testpi.com

April 21, 2011

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Tests are an indelible part of mainstream society. Tests are taken for employment, education, recreation,  and even for  fun.  No matter what type of test you may be preparing for, Testpi.com is a resource that is worth checking out. There are a multitude of  test categories to choose from. The categories available on Testpi.com vary from […]

Nightly Candy Chat & Nick Chavez Beverly Hills Spring Giveaway!!!

April 6, 2011

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SWEETIES Spring is in the air! As the seasons change, it’s important to pay close attention to your hair and give it extra tender loving care. Nightly Candy with Nana-Adwoa has joined forces with world renowned celebrity hairstylist, Nick Chavez Beverly Hills™ for a fantastic  SPRING GIVEAWAY! ONE LUCKY WINNER WILL RECEIVE A FABULOUS VOLUMIZING GIFT […]

Posted in: Nightly Candy Chat
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