A rural resurgence of African-American actors in American West movies and TV series has taken over Hollywood — and Cowgirl Candace is utterly lovin’ it. Keep in mind, I’m an ’80s backwoods baby. My farming parents raised me on cult classic Westerns like “Silverado,” which featured the gorgeous Lynn Whitfield as a sassy saloon girl […]
Coming up in a family of farming intellects, reading wasn’t just fundamental. It was a natural way of creative life. To fuel that creativity, my parents and grandparents were adamant about taking my sibling and me to school book fairs to discover the latest and greatest in children’s literature. Now that I often live vicariously […]
Radiating vintage Hollywood this month, I wanted to commemorate Dorothy Dandridge’s famous character and timeless movie, “Carmen Jones,” by merging my rural regality with the late actress’ iconic fitted top and pencil skirt. Since the film debuted Oct. 5, 1954, it’s perfect timing to acknowledge one of Tinseltown’s most beloved and gorgeous performers with flower […]
Country Western Words Of Wisdom: If you’re going to have an outdoor, countryside wedding, wear fitting footwear — like really comfy footwear. Retiring my cowgirl boots for the day, I went with these $29.99 Brash and Kaveot Strappy Sandals from Payless. Yes, Payless. You heard me right. With adjustable ankle straps and super-soft padding, my […]
My writing career has taken a lot of interesting editorial twists and turns, especially when blogging became the new norm in media. With the change came the opportunity to connect on creative projects with brands I actually use in my everyday farm girl lifestyle — Durango Boots, Carol’s Daughter and Dr. Locs. Testing and sharing […]
Howdy. I'm Cowgirl Candace, an award-winning journalist, internationally published brand blogger and fourth-generation farm girl.