Archive for January 2014

The ExecuDiva's 5 Secrets of an A-List Event

By Zondra Hughes You can plan a party for your friends and loved ones, but you should plan a corporate event for your business, explains Jocelyn K. Allen, Director, Regional Grassroots and Diversity Communications at General Motors. A party is an enjoyable get together; a corporate event can be just as enjoyable, however it should... Read more »

GM’s Head Chick Mary Barra Kicks off NAIAS Detroit Auto Show

GM’s Head Chick Mary Barra Kicks off NAIAS Detroit Auto Show
by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster– GM’s new CEO, Mary Barra, kicked off the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit by unveiling a sleek mid-size pickup, the GMC Canyon, along with some sexy Chevrolet Trucks. Mary graced the stage at the Russell Industrial Center and addressed a crowd of over 200 local and international... Read more »

HGTV Dream Home Contest Begins!

HGTV Dream Home Contest Begins!
by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster– I recently visited the HGTV 2014 Dream Home in Lake Tahoe, as part of a VIP Yukon Denali Dream Drive by GM/General Motors. While I have a fabulous story to tell of how I came to appreciate the opportunity to travel these days, I will share for now these beautiful... Read more »
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Mary Jane is Cool, But I Miss Claire Huxtable

Mary Jane is Cool, But I Miss Claire Huxtable
In the midst of the whirlwind I’ve found my life in over these dreaded holidays, it’s the refreshing breath of hot air that is reality-turned-scripted TV that’s proved to be my silver lining. Now if you’ve read any of my blogs you’ll know I’m no fan of reality TV due to the negative, though well dressed, depiction of my fellow... Read more »

It's Your Child's Birthday--Now Assemble the Toys

It's Your Child's Birthday--Now Assemble the Toys
Parental Quick Guide to Toy Assembly Sanity By Liz Lampkin After your child’s birthday party, you will be challenged with the task of putting together most or all of the wonderful gifts your child received. There will be complicated written instructions with these toys that will say the toy only takes a certain amount of... Read more »

Love & Sex Part 2: 10 Things Men Want You to Know

Love & Sex Part 2: 10 Things Men Want You to Know
You knew it was bound to happen; men have read your 10 things list and have contributed 10 things they want women to know. Fellas, thank you so much for taking the time to send your list of demands. Chicks, please don’t shoot the messenger. Without further ado, here are the 10 Things Men Want... Read more »
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Love & Sex: 10 Things Women Want You to Know

Love & Sex: 10 Things Women Want You to Know
Expectations about dating, love, and sex are so hard to communicate in these high-tech times, so without further ado, here are 10 things women want men to know. (Feel free to add to the list!) I am worthy of healthy love and unbridled passion.  Don’t skimp on either. Please settle your ‘pending’ divorce/separation/break-up before pursuing... Read more »

Video: Behind the Scenes of New Black Coffee Film

Video: Behind the Scenes of New Black Coffee Film
By Zondra Hughes Black Coffee starring Darrin Dewitt Henson, Christian Keyes, Lamman Rucker, Gabrielle Dennis and Erica Hubbard hits theaters next Friday in several major markets. This film marks a personal victory for one of Chicago’s own, director Mark Harris, as Black Coffee will have a limited theatrical release on January 10 in Atlanta, Baltimore,... Read more »

Are You Living Your Best LIE?

Are You Living Your Best LIE?
How beautiful do you feel naked? How powerful do you feel broke? What is the source of your joy? I asked myself these questions while in bed reflecting on my life. There were about a hundred other self-notes taken and honestly I didn’t have all the answers. I began to write a poem. Then a... Read more »
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100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)

100 Resolutions for the New Year (Chicks Rule!)
by Zondra Hughes Here are 100 New Year’s Resolutions designed to empower Chicks and fortify the Universal Sisterhood, so, please feel free to add your own.   I Resolve… To listen to my “first mind.” To shed the skin of self-doubt–and to shed those who make me feel doubtful. To never be ashamed of my... Read more »