“Im a Negro Bed Wench,” and Other Things I Learned Since Marrying My Husband

Written by The Peacock Bride I'm a sell out. I'm a Negro Bed Wench. I'm an Uncle Tom. Yup...How did I find this out? Like most things, I've found out from the internet. I'm a bad woman who obviously hates myself and Black people...not because of who I "hate" but because of who I love. It's sad … Read More...


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New Interracial Relationship Fiction: “The Wrong Man”

Review of The Wrong Man by Karla Fears   What is a woman to do when temperatures soar into the triple digits? The best solution is to turn up the air-conditioner, sip a cold drink and read Delaney Diamond’s new book, The Wrong Man. You will find the drink and cool air are de rigeur […]


Two Non-Bandwagon Products I’m Using to Keep My Locks Moisturized this Summer

Summer in Southern California means dry heat that can shrivel everything…from the plants in my garden, to my skin and hair. Where my hair is concerned, I have in the past solved the problem of dryness with the ultimate moisturizer–water. I’m a big fan of Carol’s Daughter conditioning cleanser for that purpose, but still, my […]

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In Season in the “Beauty Garden,” Sweet Peppers (Container Friendly)

I’m so excited that I’ve FINALLY gotten good yields from my bell peppers! There’s nothing quite like a ripe, juicy sweet pepper plucked right from the garden. I decided that peppers were a must-have in my summer garden because it is a high-yeild plant. I don’t have a lot of room and real estate in […]


Why “Marriage at First Sight” Is the Worst Thing to Happen to TV Since “Who Wants to Marry a Millionaire”

Have  any of you seen the promos for the new reality-show pablum being shoved down our throats called, Marriage at First Sight?  The general idea is that relationship “experts” choose your mate and you agree to marry the person they deem appropriate for you. The argument for such a show is that arrangement marriages have […]


TBT: The Dukes of Hazzard

Growing up in the 80′s was quite an experience. Television shows revolved around likeable charecters that weren’t too bad on the eyes. It was during this time where my boy crush database was in development and one of my favorite eye ball treats was to sit down next to my Dad for an episode of […]


Our Favorite Interracial Romance Authors Made History This Week!

Some of your favorite IR novelists got catapulted to main stream a few days ago when they were featured on USA Today. The line up for the Scandalous Heroes collection! Except: Nine authors — Sienna Mynx, Latrivia Nelson, Pepper Pace, Bridget Midway, Serenity King, Aliyah Burke, Tiana Laveen, Yvette Hines, Erosa Knowles — offer up a […]

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RHOA Demonstrates How Some Black Women Waste Their Potential on Shifty Men

We already knew that Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Apollo Nida was facing Fed time based on some banking trickery he was implicated in a few years back. The verdict has come down and the husband of Phaedra Parks, an attorney, will be serving a reduced sentence of eight years leaving behind his gorgeous wife and […]