Relationships Courtesy BET

A Single Woman’s Manifesto (a.k.a. Really Being Mary Jane)

After watching BET’s steamy new hit Being Mary Jane, starring Gabrielle Union, I found myself reflecting on my own life as a single woman and I had to ask myself: Exactly what is it that I am willing and unwilling to do in order to be in a “relationship” with a man? That question made me feel […]

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Dating Put Him On Mute!

Put Him On Mute!

I have a friend who’s been “seeing” this very handsome man for about 6 months. She’s not sure how she feels about him though. And she’s beginning to wonder if he thinks of her as long term relationship material or *something else.* He says things like, “I love you,” “I’m only spending time with you,” “I want a monogamous relationship with you,” etc. But …

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DARE! Dare To Break The Ice With A Stranger

Dare To Break The Ice With A Stranger

It happens often, I’ve noticed, and in split seconds. Some people, it seems, are comfortable acknowledging other people when they see them while others seem to go out of their way not to.

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Buzz Buzz: You May Mean Well, But Please Stop Asking Nosy Questions

Buzz: You May Mean Well, But Please Stop Asking Nosy Questions

I love this piece over on Huffington Post about the five questions we are all guilty of asking that are really none of our beeswax…

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Food

Sweet Treats: Whoopie Pies From Wanna Hava Cookie

Sweet Treats: Whoopie Pies From Wanna Hava Cookie What is a whoopie pie, you ask? Well, aside from being my newest sweet addiction, whoopie pies are technically cookie sandwiches. But imagine that someone...

Wellness

How To Stop Procrastinating…Now!

How To Stop Procrastinating…Now! We're all guilty of procrastinating sometimes; but some of us have raised putting things off to an art form. If you're tired of never being...

Celebs

Eva Mendes, Not Just Another Pretty Face

Eva Mendes, Not Just Another Pretty Face When Eva Mendes enters the room men drool and women swoon over what she's wearing. She's got that alluring mix of style, sophistication, sex appeal,...

Wellness

What Are Your Most Prized Possessions?

What Are Your Most Prized Possessions? I was watching an episode of Enough Already! on Oprah's new OWN network, and host Peter Walsh asked the homeowner to quickly go through her...

Recent Posts

Your Favorite Games Are Good For More Than Playing

Your Favorite Games Are Good For More Than Playing

The Word Search Clock is the perfect piece for a word nerd like me! But if word search isn’t your thing, try one of these other game-inspired products…

Three Guys To Keep Around Now

Let The Good Times Roll

Three guys you should definitely keep around—Mr. Good Times, Mr. BFF, and Mr. Right. Please note, your No Strings Attached sex buddy has been intentionally left off of this list. You are not a character in romantic comedy; this is real life…

Dare To Love

Dare To Love

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy. Love is never boastful, nor conceited, nor rude; It is not self-seeking, nor easily angered. It keeps no record of wrongdoing. It does not delight in evil, But rejoices in the truth. It always protects, trusts, hopes, and preserves. There is nothing love cannot face; There is no limit to its faith, hope, and endurance.

Is Your Friend Really A Frenemy?

Is Your Friend Really A Frenemy?

The Universe conspired to teach me that some people whom I loved for years and considered dear friends didn’t love me and really weren’t friends at all. If you find yourself in a similar place, I hope my Friend/Frenemy cheat sheet will help you figure it out…

Lose Weight With Dr. Oz’s 10 Commandments

Lose Weight With Dr. Oz’s 10 Commandments

If you’re one of those people flooding the gym or counting your calories because you’ve made a resolution to lose weight, maybe you want to consider Dr. Oz’s Ten Commandments of Weight Loss…

Four Guys To Avoid Now!

Four Guys To Avoid Now!

When it comes to dating there are generally four basic types of bad guys—and you’ll just keep meeting them over and over again: Mr. Confusing, Mr. Ugly Success, Mr. Flirty And Unavailable, and Mr. Won’t Take No For An Answer.

Add Affordable Luxury To Your Bedroom

Add Affordable Luxury To Your Bedroom

Like a lot of people, I’ve neglected my bedroom and put most of my decorating time, energy, and money into the rooms that the rest of the worlds sees. I’ve been daydreaming of a soft and luxurious, statement making, grown-up bed. But until I’m ready to make that kind of investment, I’ve found five velvet headboards under $400 that can work with a standard bed frame…

Top Wedding Trends Now

Top Wedding Trends Now

Here’s Blissyfit’s round-up of favorite 2011 wedding trend predictions by The Knot, OneWed, Melissa Philips, and more…