Paying It Forward

Paying It Forward

By Tracy Madlener   I have a friend who has a friend that is in need of a little help.  She is a single mom that is barely making ends meet and my friend helps her when she can.  Her friend told her not to help her anymore, not because she was able to stand […]

Love Is Each Day – Not Just Valentine’s Day

Love Is Each Day – Not Just Valentine’s Day

By Barbara Farina I have to say I do not really like Valentine’s Day. I’m not exactly it’s biggest fan. But before you judge let me tell you why.   Yes indeed, I am against celebrating the day of love. I do not like it, but that does not mean that I am against love […]

Valentine Tips for Keeping Things Spicie

Valentine Tips for Keeping Things Spicie

By: Caffeinated OC Mommy (Guest Columnist) My goodness… I’m in new surroundings here… how FABulous!  I even put on a brand new “Spicie” shade of lipstick just for the occasion!  What?  Ohh why yes of course, where have my manners gone… Hellooooo my Darling Friend… fancy meeting you here!  Come make yourself comfy, I’ve got […]

Couples Share Their Secret To Relationship Success

Couples Share Their Secret To Relationship Success

By Knikkolette Church It’s February again.  When I think of February I think of Valentines and when I think of Valentines I think of couples and love.  What makes a relationship work? Is it so much different for new couples than more established couples or is there one common secret that holds everything together? I […]

Valentine’s Day: The Art Of Dating On A Shoestring Budget

Valentine’s Day: The Art Of Dating On A Shoestring Budget

By Alicia Taylor It’s the big day of the year that makes all the lover’s hearts go thump.  Couples stare dreamily into each other’s eyes and swear undying forever devotion. My idea of a perfect Valentine’s evening is staying home with my man and playing some Xbox together.  Hey, it’s our thang.  However, I have […]

A Friend List for the Friendless

A Friend List for the Friendless

By Carrie Eckles As of the posting of this article, I am twenty-four years old. If I live to be a hundred years old (and I’d like to live longer, because I love this planet), I’m basically a quarter of the way through life. I’ve learned a lot—so far. Life is a constant learning experience […]

Are You A Nice Guy Stuck In The Friend Zone? You Can Get Out!

Are You A Nice Guy Stuck In The Friend Zone? You Can Get Out!

By Amanda Fox Guys, are you stuck in the friend zone? You know what the friend zone is – that relationship you have that you know is never going anywhere no matter how much you want it to because –  wait for it  – you’re friends. You might even be her best friend that she […]

How To Be Best Friends That Last A Lifetime

How To Be Best Friends That Last A Lifetime

By Amanda Fox Best friends are a funny thing. Over the course of most of our lives, we move in and out of them like clothing. It fits at the time and we like the way it looks and feels, but eventually we grow and even though we like it, it may not fit, look […]