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Mangia, Mangia! Chef Bob Has a Cookbook!…

Just in time for last-minute Thanksgiving shopping!

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On the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: We’re Giving Thanks,…

Many would rather ignore the death tolls of Palestinians in blind support of Israel. But, this most recent conflict may make that slightly more difficult than it may have been before.

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Truth Time: Anyone Disappointed In Their Natural Hair Journey? Five…

Le sigh…

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Thoughtful Response to Last Week’s Holly Patraeus Post…

Why is everyone piling insult upon the injury in Holly Petraeus’ life? Because she doesn’t look like a hot young model? Because she looks like a 50+ year old woman who raised her family and moved numerous times because of her husband’s job?

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Rainbeau Asks,”Why Can’t I Say You’re…

Some of the very women we are attracted to and want to love are placing restrictions of how we express that love and how we talk about our attraction? What gives? Why can’t I say you’re beautiful?

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Question of the Week: “How Do I Deal With Street…

She’s getting harassed at school and at the mall. What recourse does she have?

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F&*CK&! STOP With All Your Nastiness and Judgements!!…

Okay. Now I’m pissed.

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Fashion #Trending: Blood Reds and S. Korea Update…

Glorious RED!

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Three Days Till Thanksgiving. Are You Ready to Meet His Parents?…

It can be the most stressful event swirling couples go through. After it happens, some won’t make it. Some will question everything. And some will come out stronger than ever. Which outcome will you and your rainbeau have?

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These Damn Kids: A Short Story about Almost-Wasted Potential…

Wow…like a scene from “Dangerous Minds”…

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Why is the Dress You Wear Just Once Always White? A Brief…

White has long been accepted as the traditional color of the wedding dress, but wedding gowns were not always white.

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Blasian Fusion Couple: Andie and Ken (Part 2) – Meet the…

The couple candidly discusses the culture clashes each one has had to overcome.

Behold, Freckle Man.

If Channing Tatum is the “Sexiest Man Alive,” Then Humans…

No doubt, someone is bound to be offended by this post. They’ll say I’m discriminating against people with freckles. To them I say, feel free to make a complaint to the following email address: effewe@effewe.com.

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The Holidays Are Upon Us. Do You Know How to be a Gracious Hostess or…

The holiday season is again upon us and during this season many of us will either be hosting a fabulous party or two or the guest of one. Whether you are the guest or the host/hostess, being gracious is the key to having a good time and enjoying the festivities. Regardless on what side of the table you stand consider the following suggestions for smooth flowing festivities.

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Thanksgiving Dinner Treats and Side Dishes…

Roast duck, Dutch apple pie, sweet potato biscuits…oh my!

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EarthJeff: Swirling on Planet Earth Part IV: “The Appeal”…

“In my last installment of Swirling on Planet Earth, I mentioned that there are several reasons why I prefer black women. Here they are…”

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Twenty Six Year Old Southern Guy Takes On Swirling in the South,…

He calls himself, “YoungTeach” because yes, at 26, he’s young, and works as a music teacher to a predominately African American student body in Tennessee. He’s a newbie to interracial dating, and apparently read SWIRLING in two days. I love him already.

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Ukraine Swirl on the Big Screen!…

“I was beyond thrilled reading about Feathered Dreams and the trailer did not disappoint. I love movies as much as the next person, but I have found other things to do with my time quite honestly these days. However, this movie I am putting on my “MUST SEE” list. “

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Ding Dong, the Twinkie’s Dead!! Hostess Goes Out of Business,…

I have a very close relative, morbidly obese, who may hold a funeral service for hostess–she’ll be crushed. She eats Twinkies with the gusto of a $20 whore giving fellatio.

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Bad Case of Romnesia? Losing Candidate Blames “Gifts” for…

Maybe it was the Black people mysteriously voting in Maine. Maybe it was the weird Black people voting in urban areas. No, it was all the Black people getting “gifts” from the President. My Romnesia is in full effect.