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Romantic Date Night IN

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Written by  Dana Weems Wednesday, 27 June 2012 20:10

No need not to spend time with your sweetie because your pockets are kind of... shallow. Everyone is trying to save money, so don’t think you have to plan an extravagant, oh-so-fancy and costly night out on the town. You can enjoy that special person in your life right at home. If you’re wondering how exactly, don’t wreck your brain trying to figure it out. Here are 20 date night ideas that are inexpensive, creative, romantic and fun to make the best of a low-key night with your boo thingy or pet-name of your liking.

The Juggling Act

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Written by  Sydney Corryn Wednesday, 27 June 2012 19:12

Throughout your secondary education, there are a plethora of duties to complete. Academics, organizations, internships, work, friends, flings and hook-ups cram into the best four years of your life. It’s hard to maintain a healthy balance without shedding a few tears, feeling the earth beneath your feet is about to collapse and skipping class because you’re simply too weary.

Since the late Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the world hasn’t been enamored with or followed a First Lady so closely until Michelle Obama arrived on the scene. As the first better half of the first African-American president of the United States, all eyes remain on the FLOTUS (First Lady of the United States) as she decorates periodicals and television screens with her keen fashion sense, nontraditional standard of beauty and her unique rapport with people. Several books feature the First Lady’s fashion secrets and tips, but how many dig into who she is as a person?

Gift Ideas for Father's Day

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Written by  Diamond C. Latchison Friday, 15 June 2012 20:29

With Father’s day coming up, usually around this time people are in a frenzy because they’ve procrastinated too long. Don’t fret, I am victim of that as well, but no biggy, right? Unlike mothers, a father’s requirement for a gift may be more practical. Well, most father’s anyway. Either way, there should be no stress when shopping for that perfect gift this Father’s Day. I’m going to give you some ideas and you can start from there. Let’s get started!

Memorial Day: The Official Start of Summer?

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Written by  Aspyn Jones Saturday, 26 May 2012 02:36

Memorial Day is considered by many a day to whip out the barbeque grills, throw on slabs of meat, and break out the cooler for a day of fun in the sun. It’s a day to enjoy the parade festivities, and pay your respects to the dead. Not to mention, it unofficially marks the start of a season we all love so much.

Divorce Detox with Allison and Andra

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Written by  Ebony L. Morman Sunday, 06 May 2012 16:53

From the moment young girls are able to understand the true meaning of a fairytale ending, they become obsessed with the notion that Prince Charming is out there somewhere waiting for them. In kindergarten, it may have been the boy who sat next to you in class that always teased you, but deep down you thought he may be the one. Now, 20 years later, you realize you have to kiss many frogs in search of your prince.

When we were little we chanted, “Step on a crack, break your mama’s back.” I knew that if I stepped on a sidewalk crack, my mom would be perfectly fine, but I still avoided them anyway. “Find a penny, pick it up, all day long you’ll have good luck” is another one that had us picking up every penny in sight.

Social Relationships with Jason Ortiz

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Written by  Jazmine Henley-Brown Sunday, 06 May 2012 15:47

It’s no secret that the way we handle our relationships has drastically changed over the years. With the popularity and convenience of the internet, it’s no longer uncommon to meet your mate on a matchmaking website, or a social media outlet. What happens when you’re already in a relationship, and social media comes into play? I had a chance to chat with relationship expert Jason Ortiz, and I got the scoop on relationship do’s and don’ts––the Social Media Edition.