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Monday is Punday 10…

Monday-Punday #10   Warning: SirLoin is an incorrigible punster. Do not incorrige. He is one-of-a-kind. Sort of a one-off.   What is less well known that he made a plank chair, which sits in his living room, bearing a sign that says, “Pragmatist by day – Wizard by night – Love God by choice – […]

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Man Candy Monday: Colin Kaepernick Can Tackle Me Anyday of the Week…

They say you a girl looks for the type of man that reminds her of her father. Well, my father Big Jessie was, big, standing at 6’2 so tall men have always been a preference of mine. There’s nothing sexier to me than an extended version of an attractive man and with an athletic long […]

What Your Typical Black Woman Means When She Says, “Get Me A…

Having run an interracial dating website for the past three years, I can’t add up how many times I’ve heard that phrase. “GET ME A WHITE MAN,” as if acquiring a white rainbeau is like buying a pair of shoes with the matching purse. It conjures images of scantily clad white beef cake at the […]

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My Top 12 Hottest TV Guys…

Just for fun, let’s have some eye candy! Here is my list of the hottest guys on TV right now (in my opinion). These guys are so drool-worthy! I admit, I did start watching some shows just because they were on them. Enjoy ladies Nick Wechsler (35): This dude is the one of the reasons why […]

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Weekend Read: At First Sight: A Strange But True Love Story…

At First Sight: A Strange But True Love Story by Don Rice Jr. (Clean version) This work is based on actual events, certain details have been altered to reflect the author’s wish to protect the privacy of certain individuals.  No names have been used within for the same reason.   © 2013 by Donald C. […]

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Photos of the Day: Twinsies!…

Last September when me and The Hubster took a trip to his old stomping ground in Beverly Hills, I ran into a woman I couldn’t take my eyes off of. She had gorgeous natural hair and wore a fit-and-flare dress as colorful as a fruit salad. She also looked at me, and at the same […]

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Let’s Talk Movies 3…

LET’S TALK MOVIES……3 By Capt. Smooth Tyler Perry The good, the bad and the ugly I noticed one of Tyler Perry’s films  was recently released. “Peeples” with Kerry Washington. So, is Tyler putting out quality work or has he spread himself too thin? Does his name above the title make you want to see the […]

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Soooo Good Marinara and Meatballs…

Soooo Good Marinara and Meatballs   The rich flavors in this simple, yet delicious, pasta sauce meld together as it simmers. Serve over your choice of pasta. You can also use these in meat ball subs, with provolone cheese. These are also excellent for lunch. Prep Time: 25 mins Total Time: 1 hr. 25 mins […]

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Example Number 435,098,182 of What’s Wrong With Some Idiots in…

So I’m on one of my favorite guilty-pleasure blogs, Sandra Rose, when I read that once again, Kanye West displays the intelligence of a dead donkey with his latest tantrum, pouting about why “his girl” Kim Kardashian was snubbed for the cover of Vogue in favor of Michelle Obama. Now normally I could care less […]

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The Scandal: Is Newlywed Kerry Washington Expecting?!…

This just in! Bronx born Kerry Washington and new husband, Nnamdi Asomugha, are currently expecting their first child. The internet is about to explode!! The secret is out! “Scandal” star Kerry Washington is reportedly expecting her first child with NFL player husband Nnamdi Asomugha, according to Us Weekly. “She’s about four months along,” a friend of the […]

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Being Discerning versus Being Judgemental…

Being Discerning This is sort of a rambling post. I just read an excellent article on Psychology Today called “Don’t be Judgemental, Be Discerning“. I have always thought of myself as being a discerning person, not judgemental like some of you want to believe. Please read the article (if you dismiss Psychology Today as worthless […]

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Beauty by Monae: Check Out Her Protective Style Hair Regimen…

Whether you’re hair is natural or not, protective styles are all the rage. Protective styles are popular for helping you to grow out your hair. The truth is these styles protects the ends of your hair from environmental damage, such as the cotton in your clothes. To achieve those long luscious locks you desire, you […]

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PT 2: An Honest Conversation Between You and I: Black Female Sexual…

This is part two of a conversation inspired by an email I received from one of our dear readers. My intention as a writer is to bring light to the shadows of shame and repression that may Black females live though. The conversation has now moved into the space of where a Black female finds […]

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Seven Days of Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness: Laura Mercier,…

What I’m wearing: Laura Mercier, “Antique Pink” I love the smoothness in which this lipstick goes on, and is ultra moisturizing. I think women tend to be creatures of habit when it comes to fashion and makeup, so I almost didn’t get this one. If not for asking the large, gay male Sephora associate to […]

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Makeup By Monae: Quick Hair and Makeup Look…

If only we all had the time to make ourselves look like the hottest celeb on TV, but that isn’t realistic.  I’m here to help those of us who only have a few minutes, and want to look beautiful. This quick hair and makeup look is great for hanging out or even going on a […]

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Princess Learns the Hard Way “Project Help a Brutha” Often…

Before I show the excerpt of this woman’s formal statement, I need to make myself clear so as to stave off the fire-breathing ass weasels who will come in here claiming I’m “dissing the bruthas.” This is a lesson on vetting. In a society led by the patriarchs, a woman of high station marrying a […]

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One Letter Writer’s Experience Being the Only Black Girl and NOT…

There’s very few letters I get that move me to immediate action, but this one did. Once you read it you’ll understand why. I bolded the moral of this letter because I want you to sear it into your psyche, ladies. The writer has inspired me to do MORE in educating this audience about how […]

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Social Graces 101: In Memoriam Maxine Powell 1915-2013…

“Mrs. Powell was always a lady of grace, elegance and style, and we did our best to emulate her. Every asset of my personality has been by her influence. Even to the end, she was making sure that I was standing with posture and exuberant grace.” ” -Martha Reeves “She taught us all — men […]

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QOTW: I’m black, but now I have “white people problems”……

I’m black, but now I have “white people problems”… My boyfriend and I have been dating for just over 2 years. He (47) and I (44) are divorced. He was married for 20 years and divorced after 4 years of enduring a sexless marriage. I, because of spousal infidelity. In the divorce decree, he got […]

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Man Candy Monday: Danell Leyva’s Naked Body Is Good for Us All…

There is something about a man’s body that I just can’t deny. The lines of his shoulders, the width of his waist, the way his calf muscles flex as he walks. I live and breathe to witness these moments displayed by the masculine gender. It should be of no surprised that I am immediately interested […]