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25+, Black, College-Educated and DATING

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For some unknown reason, dating for today’s young black professional has become a struggle.  I, myself, have dated quite a bit and have also heard countless stories from my girl and guy friends… Continue reading

Heat Training or Heat Damage?

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This will be a quick hair post, because I know my blog sisters will be posting shortly about their experiences at the Atlanta Hair Show.  Nonetheless,  I’ve recently become concerned about heat damage. … Continue reading

Oh Honey, How I Love Thee!!!

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Three Quick Tricks with Nature’s Delicious Nectar- Honey Winnie the Pooh was on to something with his infatuation with this sweet substance. For your face… Use honey as a facial mask.  Honey has… Continue reading

Quick update re fatness

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So my fatness still has the best of me.  Haven’t picked up the kettle bell in…forever..and have been eating like my husband a ravenous animal.  If I could only wake up 45 minutes earlier… Continue reading

Bantu-Knot Out. First Attempt and mini rave about B.A.S.K. Beauty’s ENTIRE line of products

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I was inspired to straighten my hair this weekend.  Now, this may not seem like a huge deal but it was.  I have been natural for over two years and have not applied… Continue reading

Pretzel Crisps…MMMMmmmmmmmm

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So, my fatness has gotten out of control as of late.  I’ve decided to double up on my water and veggie intake and hit the kettlebell like it owes me money.  Sidebar –… Continue reading

Whitney, We Will Always Love You.

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On Saturday, February 11, we lost one of the greatest singers, actresses, and artists of all time.  Here are our top five Whitney songs in tribute.  Please share your favorites below.  1.  “I… Continue reading

Valentine’s Day: Learning to Embrace the (Damned) Holiday

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Over the years, I have argued with myself about the legitimacy of Valentine’s Day.  Often it seems like an ill-fated holiday designed to taunt and alienate the unloved.  Tough-love lessons about Valentine’s Day… Continue reading

Taking Care of our Elderly: Depression and Suicide in Older Adults

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Depression and suicide- two topics that no one likes to talk about, but that affect lives of many people every day.  Depression affects more than 19 million Americans every year, regardless of age,… Continue reading

Five Simple Steps for the Perfect Super Bowl Party

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It’s game time in New York!  For the fifth time ever, the NY Giants are heading to the Super Bowl.  XLVI is sure to be an exciting game as the NY Giants take… Continue reading