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April 12, 2019

Birthdays, for many, are joyous occasions. Here in the U.S. birthdays are accompanied by some sort of celebration and for many ice cream and/or cake is a traditional birthday celebration staple. 

But what about other parts of the world? In the Vietnam for example, birth...

January 3, 2019

Happy 2019!

As with any new year, I'm sure you are expectant of hope and possibilities. Excited about about what is to come, leaving behind the perils and challenges of 2018. A new year brings a new start for some, or a continuation of what already begun in the previous...

October 28, 2018

After being sold out for months, there is a new shipment of Askanya Chocolates in from Haiti (yay!) available in the Soul and Story shop, and since I'm always looking for excuses to consume Askanya chocolate, I figured why not try to make ice cream? Did you know you do...

August 21, 2018

This is a think piece. I don't presume to be right; however as always, I'm offering up my perspective for consideration. 

I'll get right to it.

We need to critically look at international development and interventions made by foreigners in African and other nations wit...

July 27, 2018

The Soul and Story tagline is "Doing Better Than Good". Which means that the goal is to surpass just doing "good" because sometimes doing good has adverse results. Charitable giving, while admirable, can do more harm than good.  Many people have good intentions, but in...

July 25, 2018

We are delighted to have headwraps by the amazing Maria Chantal (Rio) available via the Soul and Story boutique featuring Adinkra symbols.

But as with all of our items, there is a story behind each of them. And headwraps carry significant cultural, political and spiritu...

July 23, 2018

If you head over to the Soul and Story Instagram page, you'll see that today I posted a meme that reads,

"Yesterday, I was clever

So I wanted to change the world.

Today I am wise

So I am changing myself"

Ummm...while you're on our Instagram, go ahead and like it, why don't...

July 4, 2018

Hey, it's Tammy, Founder of Soul and Story. I'll be sharing some of my more personal thoughts with you via my series of "Heart to Heart" blog posts. These are my thoughts about a variety of things. Some facts, some opinions but most importantly, I want to challenge you...

June 8, 2018

As you may already be aware, Anthony Bourdain, author, traveler and chef died by suicide today. Many people on social media are having conversations about suicide and mental health. Mental health is still something I believe we don't take seriously, nor do we completel...