Posts in category "Just For Kicks & Giggles"

EMPIRE Strikes Back - Life Lessons You Can Learn From The Show

They say art imitates life or is it that life imitates art?  If you are like the other gazillion viewers, you tune in weekly to Empire for the story line, the music or the catchy phrases (Cookie-isms) from Miss Taraji P. Henson.  But if you pay close attention there is so much more.  There are... Read more »

Set It Off Sisters

Lately have you found yourself saying, “I aint a killa’ but don’t push me!”  If you are like most you can find things daily that can push you over the edge. Unfortunately, due to older age or your position in the P.T.A. you have to weigh the consequences of pulling your hair back, slapping some... Read more »


If you are like me you are constantly trying to crack the Facebook code of getting multiple ‘Likes’ on Facebook.  Why is it that the most silliest of posts gets hundreds if not thousands of ‘Likes’ while the post that should be shared go unnoticed.  If you aren’t in one of these groups you probably... Read more »

5 Arguments To Avoid With Your Girlfriends This Summer

Summer is coming!  Summer is coming!  You and your friends have anxiously been waiting to break out those beautiful maxi dresses, stilettos, and for the daring…the thong bikini.  Whether you decide to hit a sexy roof top venue or go cruising around the lakefront, the summer is a time to get together with your girlfriends... Read more »


Every now and then I come across an article that catches my eye.  There was an article in the Chicago Sun Times written by Jim Belushi entitled “No Joke”.  In the article Jim gives his opinion on what women really want. Women want to know that their men will protect…them, their children, their homes.  Women... Read more »


There comes a time in every woman’s life when she must bite the bullet, swallow her pride, ignore all the “I told you so’s” and end her relationship. The saying, it is better to love and lose than never love at all can be debated by any woman who has to make a difficult decision... Read more »
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    Marty Fletcher is an author, blogger and expert in improving the relationships between women. Marty Fletcher is the 'Go To Girl for Girlfriends'. She is the author of "Broken Whole", a book written to uplift, encourage and improve the self-esteem of women. Her latest book "The Better Than Best Friend Guide: Becoming The Friend You Need Her To Be" offers suggestions on how women can improve their friendships. This book will be her second in her Short Attention Span Series (SASS) of books tailored to empower, motivate and inspire women to become better women and better friends.

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