Archive for November 2014

Hot 15 Places to Shop for #ShopSmall Saturday

Kiwis Boutique. http://www.kiwisboutiqueinc.com/
By Zondra Hughes Ready to shop small? The other day I asked my Facebook friends to  dish about their favorite small businesses to support on #ShopSmall Saturday, and they gave me these fifteen gems.  By the way, if you’re on the south side, meet me at the Cricket Wireless store on 112 W. 87th street... Read more »

"I'm 44-years-Old and I've Never Been With a Man Who Was Worth the Long Haul"

"I'm 44-years-Old and I've Never Been With a Man Who Was Worth the Long Haul"
Editor’s Note: We ran across Toni D. Bailey’s post on Facebook, and we were so compelled by her authenticity that we asked her to share it with you. We share our stories in the name of service, and we hope Toni’s story is helpful to you. -Zondra By Toni D. Bailey My temp is 99.... Read more »

Six Ways to Spoil HER-- Guys, make sure you read this one!

Six Ways to Spoil HER-- Guys, make sure you read this one!
By Gina B. Do you spoil your significant other? If the answer is no, shame on you! In my opinion, spoiling is a primary relationship component and it should be done regularly and reciprocated. By BOTH parties. I tend to be the CSO (Chief Spoiling Officer) in my relationships and it comes naturally to me.... Read more »
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Deadbeat Dad Brags on Facebook and I Saw Red

Deadbeat Dad Brags on Facebook and I Saw Red
By Nakita Nicci Whittaker Fellas if you have kids with an ex who’s been more than reasonable with you, she doesn’t take you to court for child support–even though she should–and you only see your kids twice a year, (maybe), and you never help financially, consider it spitting in her face when you brag on... Read more »

5 Guaranteed Ways to Get Sex By Thanksgiving

5 Guaranteed Ways to Get Sex By Thanksgiving
By Amy Loeb Sex! You want it, and despite being in a relationship with someone, you can’t get it. Let’s say for reasons beyond your control, you and your guy haven’t been frisky lately. He made you angry; the bills are piling up; the children are misbehaving (and they’re always home!) and the two of... Read more »

King of the South T.I. Visits Chicago!

King of the South T.I. Visits Chicago!
  by Dawj Sangster- 8.5 years ago I blessed a young 18 year-old girl with a trip to New York and tickets to see T.I. in concert for her 18th birthday. I wasn’t a huge rap fan, but I knew this young lady was and she was doing amazing in school at the University of... Read more »
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Hey Black Men: Black Women Have Options, Too

Hey Black Men: Black Women Have Options, Too
Editor’s note: A Comeaux penned this blog in response to Shemeka Michelle’s blog, Why Black Men Won’t Marry Black Women By A Comeaux In Minnesota, black men of all socio-economic classes vie for the affections of non-black women here. I used to think only rich, successful black men ran off with their dream Barbie… But... Read more »

Why Black Men Won't Marry Black Women

Why Black Men Won't Marry Black Women
By Shemeka Michelle Black women are controlling, argumentative, mean and they wear fake hair. Dating a non-black woman is less stressful and non-black women are better teammates who are an all-around better option. These are just a few of the reasons listed on a recent post stating why black men would rather be with non-black... Read more »

Film Review: Christopher Nolen's 72 Hours

Me and my girls! It was Ladies Night!
By Nakita Whittaker, Guest Contributor In Christopher Nolen’s 72 Hours, a reformed womanizer, Von (Timon Kyle Durrett) becomes a family man with a baby on the way. Life is good for Von until he collapses from a heart attack and comes face-to-face with God (Harry J. Lennix). God gives Von 72 hours to atone to... Read more »
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6 Things Male Celebrities Told Me About Sex, Love and Money

1. On the GRIND:  "My work, my goal, my life, it's like a treadmill.  And there's no `stop' button on my treadmill.”  --Dwayne Johnson, highest grossing actor in Hollywood and philanthropist
By Zondra Hughes I’m grateful for my career choice as an editor/journalist because over the years, I’ve interviewed some dynamic people who have dropped nuggets of wisdom about love, sex and money that continue to shape my world today. Here are six of my favorite quotes culled from my interviews and conversations about life. Feel... Read more »