Please, Just 16 More Years

Friday afternoon I took Miss 16 shopping for a dress for the Homecoming Dance. Part of me was dreading the day. I thought we’d argue over dresses – that one’s too short… it’s too long… it shows too much cleavage… it’s a turtleneck! I’m not a prude but I do […]

Small Talk Six Sweet Treats

Today’s meme topic is hard – name 6 of my favorite treats in the whole world. I don’t really have much of sweet tooth. That’s not to say I don’t enjoy a bit of chocolaty decadence every now and then, it just means that I can go months without gnoshing […]

Love is More than Skin Deep

Kids ask the most interesting questions. My daughter came home from school today and asked me if it’s possible for two white parents to have a black baby? I answered yes. Genetics are a crap shoot, you never know who or what your child will look like (that is part […]

Wordless Wednesday: Anti~Monkey Butt Powder

I have a strange fascination with monkeys so when I saw this at Rite Aid, I just had to buy it. PS Wordless Wednesday pay it forward…go here, add your name and link to the list and visit the blog of the person above you and leave comment. Not only […]

Product Review: Maybelline Colorsensational Lipstick

Let me say from the jump, I am a BE girl through and through but every now and then I like to try something new. Furthermore, I’m usually just a gloss and go kinda girl but on the rare occasions that I do wear lipstick, it’s usually something neutral or […]

Small Talk Six Things We Should All Celebrate

This meme was started at MomDot.com as a way to add some chatter to the usually quiet Saturday blogosphere. Join the fun and share your own Small Talk Six post. You can answer the question with a list of 6 words, pictures, paragraphs, etc. Then leave a link to your […]

Mom Gets the Message

Son: “Mom, what’s safer, driving while drunk or driving and talking on the cell phone?” Me: “Safer? I guess driving and talking on the cell phone.” Son: “How about when you’re dialing the number while driving?” Wait for it…. Ding ding ding bells and whistles Yeah, my son totally called […]

PSA: Be Your Own Advocate

PS To learn more about Breast Cancer Awareness Month, check out the following: National Breast Cancer Awareness Month Liv – Information about mammograms

Wordless Wednesday: Huntsville Dam

PS Wordless Wednesday pay it forward…go here, add your name and link to the list and visit the blog of the person above you and leave a comment. Not only is it fun but it gives you a chance to check out a blog you may not have ever read […]

Product Review: Clark’s Bendables

When I was a little girl, my uncle bought me a pair of Clark’s shoes. To say I loved these shoes would be putting it mildly. They were black suede loafers with a slight heel (maybe an inch and a half or so). I remember feeling so sophisticated and grown […]

Small Talk Six Things I Can’t Believe I Say…

Oh. My. Gosh. Six things that I say that I don’t want my children to repeat? Yikes! I don’t even want to type them for fear they may read them. Kidding. Mom doesn’t have a potty mouth, but she does have some spectacular expressions: 1. “Freakin’ A, dude!” (can be […]

Where is Mitrice Richardson?

Another black woman has gone missing and, as usual, the case is receiving very little media coverage despite the unusual circumstances surrounding the woman’s disappearance. Mitrice Richardson, 24, was reportedly intoxicated and unable to pay her $89 bill at Geoffrey’s restaurant on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu on Thursday, 17 […]