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@ole'skool Ha! I'll have to try that!
1 hour, 25 minutes ago on Home Made Alternative to Expensive, Highly Processed Snack Bars
@caligirl94117 I also benefited from social programs. I was on WIC and welfare for about a year while I finished my last year of college. Again, you'll get no argument from me that liberal-minded people are essential. But you know and I know that the far left is about as crazy as a horse with a poke up it's arse.
2 days, 22 hours ago on I’m So Glad Russell Brand Opened His Big, Fat, Mouth. Proof the Many Liberals Practice Soft Bigotry
@Browncow @Christelyn @Fiji808 @Brice Cameron Oops...it should have read that we should NOT give them a pass...
2 days, 23 hours ago on I’m So Glad Russell Brand Opened His Big, Fat, Mouth. Proof the Many Liberals Practice Soft Bigotry
@Brenda55 @DanielEwens You know this dude-troll isn't white, right? Here's how we know: "I thought your website was telling black women to rush off and marry white men and how wonderful that will be in every conceivable way? (No comment)"
@Brenda55 @DanielEwens Where DO they come up with this?! I...I....I...ugh never mind.
@caligirl94117 This in no way takes away the active social justice measures liberals have been at the forefront of--like I said....both the hard and the soft, the yin and the yang, conservative and liberal are essential. Honestly, I shudder to think of an America complete run by socialist liberals or fascist conservatives. Both extremes are horrible.
3 days ago on I’m So Glad Russell Brand Opened His Big, Fat, Mouth. Proof the Many Liberals Practice Soft Bigotry
@chocolateadmiral @Christelyn Of course you do.
@chocolateadmiral While I understand your feelings, I'll have to tell you that I've always covered politics at one time or another, which is why it has it's own category. To me, soft-bigoted liberals and raging racist tea parties are opposite sides of the same coin, and I spoke on it here unapologetically.
@Fiji808 I disagree. Russell is one of those white people who think blacks should talk, act, and live the same. The must fit into the stereotype. Why else would he bring the other stuff up, like accusing him of laying down and not fighting for justice, or insinuating he doesn't live in "the hood?" Then he goes on to say that he's "racially" offended by Riley. WTF?! You only mention the speech issue. That alone is insulting enough, but it's pretty clear Russell has his "ideas" about what black people should be like.
We should NOT give people like this passes because they "appear" to be on our side. They aren't. They contribute to the problem.
@Divalicious Lord have mercy! Hot yoga...I just I can't. I have one instructor who turns the air conditioning off and it's the height of summer. I can barely even stand that!!
3 days, 1 hour ago on Yoga for Weight Loss: Hit All the Major Muscle Groups with Sun Salutations
@Divalicious @Christelyn Nice! I have four kids too. It's a handful, huh? Luckily you and I both stay at home.
3 days, 17 hours ago on How Yours Truly Played Cupid with New Power Couple, Film Maker Chris Silber and Dr. Misee Harris
@Divalicious @Christelyn Sigh...Peru...post some pics?!
3 days, 19 hours ago on How Yours Truly Played Cupid with New Power Couple, Film Maker Chris Silber and Dr. Misee Harris
@Divalicious @Christelyn Oh no! Yeah...the last braids I got did the same thing. But in my case, I think the lady deliberately cut MY hair along with the extensions. I went from mid back length to shoulder length...I was crushed! #neveragain
@Divalicious She very well might be! Not married yet, but things are looking like they're going in that direction. And Diva, is that you in that avatar? How is your hair styled? It's beautiful.
@WendyH You can buy it online at sheamoisture.com
3 days, 23 hours ago on Come On. You Know You Want to Know What I Used for this Awesome Hair.
@dani-BBW It's probably easier to show you than tell you. I may do a video tutorial this weekend.
4 days, 3 hours ago on Come On. You Know You Want to Know What I Used for this Awesome Hair.
@mzsunshine My edges? Well, I don't wear a lot of styles that put stress on my edges, so I don't have hair loss from pulling my hair too tight, etc. However, it might also help that I regularly take hair vitamins.
4 days, 5 hours ago on Come On. You Know You Want to Know What I Used for this Awesome Hair.
@horrorjunky Yes; Shea Moisture has always been affordable and accessible at places like Target and CVS
@Law Wanxi @Christelyn LOL! Law you're such a rich snob! And yes, I mostly wear gloves, but my hands still get really dirty.
4 days, 19 hours ago on Help for My Gardener’s Hands!
However Divalicious, if that's you in that avatar, you are BEAU-TI-FUL!
4 days, 19 hours ago on Is It Okay to Discourage Your Daughters from Dating Black Men?
@Brenda55 @Divalicious @bellechose I'm perplexed by this. I mean, this in no way is a "bash-ca-black-man post" and yet there are people coming in to cape for them anyway! I tell you what--black men sure do have a dedicated group of cheerleaders. HERCULES! HERCULES!! lol
I mean, you can't say anything. ANYTHING without somebody implying we're out to lynch black dudes. I could say, most black men prefer showers over baths!! And someone would complain that I'm perpetuating stereotypes.
You men are silly. But hey I have an update! I'm on Day 3 of wearing the C&E nail polish and I've been gardening, washing dishes everything and there has not been a chip!
4 days, 21 hours ago on Help for My Gardener’s Hands!
@harem Thank you!!
4 days, 21 hours ago on How Caterpillars are Like Your Crazy Uncle Larry and Other Tips I’ve Learned to Deal with Pests
@meusedada @Christelyn Stop with that self-sabotaging talk! You look pretty darned cute to me!
4 days, 21 hours ago on Is It Okay to Discourage Your Daughters from Dating Black Men?
I just giggle sometimes at Maxi. She's so unaffected by most of the black guys at her high school who chase after her. Believe me--they do. She's gorgeous, she's a cheerleader, and she's a high achieving student. She's just not interested in them. Her first and only boyfriend was mixed--his mom is white, dad is black. Dude was CRAZY for her, but she felt like he was too clingy so she broke up with him. lol that lasted all of a week. Maxi does not tolerate B.S. she might think a guy is cute, but if he acts like an a-hole she's moving on. She's more into her friends and school activities than boys, and I think it's because she has a really good relationship with both her fathers. She really doesn't have that emotional void that I see a lot of girls have who don't have their dads in their lives. But I have to be honest...she told me her preference was white guys. She has a black guy who she's friends with--he comes over sometimes to play "Call of Duty" (lol my little girl has many funky interests, God bless her). He's also a basketball player so she probably met him through her cheerleading. He's NOT like a typical thug-identified black high school boy. He sings Disney show tunes to the baby and is super silly and playful. Also quite bright. You can tell he has a quality upbringing. They seem to have good chemistry and I told her so, because I could tell he liked her. She's all, "Meh. If we do that it'd be too weird when we play video games. Plus his teeth are crooked."
Eh. I've never claimed my girl wasn't superficial. It's a process. lol
@meusedada @Divalicious Girl, don't waste your pretty. Don't spend the height of your reproductive years focusing ONLY on black men. You do so at your own risk. Don't ELIMINATE. INTEGRATE.
I should also add that I left my oldest daughter's father primarily because I DID NOT want my little girl growing up thinking that this is how she deserves to be treated. Mothers, you have to lead by example.
5 days, 2 hours ago on Is It Okay to Discourage Your Daughters from Dating Black Men?
@Tracy Renee Jones you outdo yourself EVERY week with these MCM!!
6 days, 20 hours ago on Man Candy Monday: Able Bodied Men
@itsmeak Yes I remember, she did.
1 week ago on Stay Away from Sociopathic Men Who Wish to Corrupt and Shackle You Via Single Motherhood!
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1 week, 1 day ago on Christelyn Karazin Does ALS Challenge…Now You!!
@ChocolateDiva I've heard similar things. I once had a neighbor at a condo me and hubby owned after we got married. She was around my age--28 at the time. She was raising a son and the father didn't want much to do with him. The mother was in college when she got pregnant, and guess how? He ADMITTED TO POKING HOLES IN THE CONDOM. Yes; he did that. People think this stuff is soooo far fetched; it's not. Many of these men have little value for life, and little understanding of fatherhood. These men are totally evil.
1 week, 2 days ago on Stay Away from Sociopathic Men Who Wish to Corrupt and Shackle You Via Single Motherhood!
@leduxe "So I'm curious...what are your thoughts on guys like me who don't want kids of my own or someone else's?"
There's plenty of women out there for you. More and more women are choosing to be childless. No real worries there.
1 week, 3 days ago on Stay Away from Sociopathic Men Who Wish to Corrupt and Shackle You Via Single Motherhood!
@ncatina We are the exact same age!
1 week, 3 days ago on TBT: It’s…………… SOUL……….TRAIN…………..!
OMG Tracy I'm LOVING you for this!!!
@BebaBrook Oh I see it a lot. A LOT. And yes; "Swirling" was written ESPECIALLY for you.
1 week, 4 days ago on Here’s Another Rainbeau Who Just Came Out of Lurkdom
@mzsunshine I roast in my toaster oven. That way the house still stays cool.
1 week, 4 days ago on How Roasting Makes Everything Better.
@BreannaNouveaux " being the genesis to our exodus."
I LOVE THAT!!!
Okay can the lady in charge chime in? Alright, so I read through Mr. Tango's advice, and minus all the, uh...extra, his advice is pretty spot on. I research online dating and behaviors because it is essential to my work, so the basic "nuts and bolts" of this is basically gold. Okay; you might not like the "playa" vibe, but if you can sheer that bravado away and look at the essence of the message, you no doubt might get some value. I remember when I first came on the scene, and my style of writing--mostly irreverent with a dash of humor--really, REALLY put some "purists" off. They thought I was too cavalier, that I didn't give proper homage to the BWE goddesses on Mount Olympia. Whatever. People might not always like my delivery, but my core message is pretty solid. I say give Mr. Tango a chance, and if you REALLY hate it, click on one of my gardening posts. Greenery is often soothing to the, uh...savage soul. ;-)
1 week, 4 days ago on Ask a White Guy: The Online Dating Quandary
@Law Wanxi "Hotep" is an Egyptian king/god militant black men swear they're descended from. He's the latest black power mascot.
1 week, 5 days ago on (Bonus) QOTW: “How Can I Talk About My Culture with My White Boyfriend?”
@Matthew_LA @Christelyn I'm going to try and not hold it against you that you like Lil Wayne and NWA. #jussaying
1 week, 5 days ago on QOTW: College Guy Asks, “How Do I Date a Black Girl?”
@ShonShanee Oh I LOOOOOVE it!!!
1 week, 6 days ago on The Importance of Little Mystery: Would You Click On Me?
@Alannah I call myself a chocolate girl. Am I fetishizing myself?
1 week, 6 days ago on QOTW: College Guy Asks, “How Do I Date a Black Girl?”
@NatashaYoung I love Leroy too...;-)
1 week, 6 days ago on Video: Sh$t Black People Say to Black Women to Keep Them Stuck in the Matrix
Thanks for all the encouragement, you guys! I love hearing what you all think about the people who live in my head. LOL...I had such a good time producing this, and I hope that I'm soon inspired again with another series of skits. Any suggestions of other lame things people way to try and hold you back?
@The Working Home Keeper @RhondaSpeights I absolutely LOVE you in this picture. You look so timelessly beautiful!
@realblueblood LOL...gurl...that was a wig!
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Video: Sh$t Black People Say to Black Women to Keep Them Stuck in the Matrix
@The Working Home Keeper You can start these right away. Even on seedlings.
2 weeks, 6 days ago on The Secret to Growing HUGE Produce in an Organic Garden
@Brenda55 @Christelyn @Lisa_Lisa Had I been seeking affirmation from these males, I would have been that girl. And then, imagine the position your light skinned girlfriend is in. Now these males have created divisiveness between black women. But we're not allowed to talk about that, huh? That's why I build this. Nobody can shut this convo down. We're having it, as often as necessary for black women to wake up and SEE.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Blackistani Light Skinned Privilege: Aren’t You Glad You’re Free of It?