Archive for January 2013

The Benefit of Doing Nothing…

The Benefit of Doing Nothing…
The benefit of doing nothing… By Yanni Brown Sometimes you just don’t know what to do! I’m learning that feeling this way is okay. I’m also learning that when you don’t know what to do it is okay to stop and “DO NOTHING”. Let me explain… So much of our lives consist of doing, being,... Read more »

Just who in the hell do you think you are?

Just who in the hell do you think you are?
On your journey to better yourself you may discover that not everyone wants you to succeed. If you’re going through this, I’ve penned this poem for you. By Zondra Hughes   Just who in the hell do you think you are? Like you’re somebody special…or a star. How dare you make a proclamation of your... Read more »

Feeling Lonely? Overwhelmed? Well, Thank You for Understanding Me

Feeling Lonely? Overwhelmed? Well, Thank You for Understanding Me
By A Comeaux I’m feeling some sort of way these days. Lonely. Emotional. Confused. Overwhelmed. Yet, there’s a sense of gratitude deep in my heart for you, the readers who’ve supported me along this journey. From my first book to my induction into Six Brown Chicks and the outpouring of concern after my abrupt departure,... Read more »
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Give a Little Extra in Your Relationship -- You Never Know What You Might Get In Return!

Give a Little Extra in Your Relationship -- You Never Know What You Might Get In Return!
by Gina B. Having worked in the consulting industry, I find myself spewing annoying business-speak as it applies to my social life.  One of those phrases is “value added,” which means going the extra mile to far exceed expectations.  So . . . to apply this concept to relationships, I’ve decided that most people don’t... Read more »

Intimate Discussions

Intimate Discussions
  Last Friday the evening began with tea light candles, great ambiance, and chocolate covered strawberries compliments of N’ticing N’gredients, Yanni’s special blend of sultry sangria, and a standing room only crowd. Before being introduced we all were serenaded by H.I.M. with a poetic piece entitled “Could I Ever Be So Fortunate” The mood was set... Read more »

Shoya & Tony's Engagement story on WCIU!

Shoya & Tony's Engagement story on WCIU!
Shoya and Toya’s engagement story was featured today on WCIU. Check it out.
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Relationship references should be required

Relationship references should be required
By A Comeaux Good ole’ rule-bending Comeaux is back at it with a question most may cringe at but we all need an answer to… Why aren’t references required for relationships? Let’s take a look at this: Jobs ask for them whether you’re a nurse or a nanny, a cashier or an executive, new employers... Read more »

Bishop Trotter's Instagram Insanity

Bishop Trotter's Instagram Insanity
By Zondra Hughes A picture is worth 1,000 words; so what is the commentary here? Bishop Larry Trotter of Sweet Holy Spirit Church is a dominant force in the religious community and has touched the lives of many. Bishop Trotter explained in a radio interview that he was bathing when his granddaughter happened upon him... Read more »

Keep Pandora’s Box Shut! Six Brown Chicks

 Keep Pandora’s Box Shut! Six Brown Chicks
By Shoya Bowman We’ve all heard of Pandora’s box.  Haven’t we? Well…my guy often hears stories from family and friends of how I used to be in my past.  He’s heard stories on the surface of how I was this partying, drinking, fun and free-spirited person.  He frequently asks me if he can meet that... Read more »
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Friends With Benefits

Friends With Benefits
by Yanni Brown When you think about spending the rest of your life with someone you would hope that you are looking to marry your friend! Marry that special someone who loves you. Someone who knows you, your strengths, weaknesses, what makes you smile and can be there as a great support system. Someone you want... Read more »