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Vex in the City

Tweet Hey P&G friends, (Often times, I think of my blog post titles before I write them because the titles help me to create the content. I was in the car on the way to the airport returning home from the wedding.) Last week, I alluded to my cousin’s wedding. We had loads of fun. […] Read more…

R.E.C.I.P.R.O.C.I.T.Y

Tweet Relationships are give and take, commitments, sacrifices and adjustments.  Many people think relationships coincide with reciprocity.  Let’s take a look at the meaning of reciprocity: Reciprocity A reciprocal state or relation. Reciprocation; mutual exchange Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1) Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2006. Scenario 1 Let’s take […] Read more…

Mix Maven’s Summer Picks …. Beauty Edition

Tweet I just came back from my cousin’s wedding and the entire weekend was great fun!! 🙂 More about that next time. Summer is officially here. Where I live, there were a plethora of concerts and events to chose from that celebrated the beginning of summer. And there are more fun events to come. Please […] Read more…

What Not to Wear …. Church Edition

Tweet I wanted to write a post about how good the new Maroon 5 album, “It Won’t Be Soon Before Long” is. I was going to tell you how I love the 80s groove : the synthesizers brought me back. Even how “Kiwi” is reminiscent of the Michael Jackson sound. I was going to remind […] Read more…

Simmer Down Now

Tweet My dear friend, Joyful Radiance called me out last week. She referred to me as a MAC junkie. Truth be told, she is spot on. I love MAC cosmetics and Mac (Apple) computers. I was rather perturbed when Steve Jobs announced that there will be a delay in the new MAC OS X, Leopard. […] Read more…

Our Cultural Taboo

Tweet The Ladies of Pumps and Gloss do not endorse the use of the “n-word” by any one, regardless of race, at any time.  This article is based on a 20/20 episode that aired Friday about Social Taboos – the use of the “n-word,” homosexual actors in hollywood, and mothers who don’t enjoy their job […] Read more…

Shopping Serendipity

Tweet Today’s title comes from a chapter in the book, Retail Therapy by Amanda Ford. The author quotes Tammy Faye Baker (Mesner) AKA Mrs. Eyelashes AKA you know all the drag queens love her: I take Him shopping with me. I say, “Okay, Jesus, help me find a bargain.” – Tammy Faye So my friend, […] Read more…

Soul Food and Funnies

Tweet Great word from Bishop Jakes – we can’t let our past hinder us! The sound is not in sync for the first few moments, but Pastor Hezekiah shares a great testimony that teaches a great lesson. “Faithful is Our God” is a song that you can use to speak to your situations! (If this […] Read more…

Lifting Our Spirits

Tweet From the Book Walk Tall – Affirmations for People of Color by Carleen Brice No matter how bad things got, our ancestors found something to laugh at.  Humor was one of their positive coping skills. A sense of humor can get us through some pretty tough spots, but sometimes it’s hard to find things […] Read more…

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