My Cat Had My Back After My Divorce

I grew up a dog person. When I went off to college, my poor mother got her heart broken because half my calls home involved me asking her to hold the phone out so the dog could hear me. ...more

Why It's So Hard to Show Up at Church

I woke up this morning, picked up my phone, clicked on the little notes icon and typed these words: I miss church. I do. ...more

Guess What Happened at the Campground?

Every summer, my extended family goes on a great drunk-out I mean camp-out. Maybe it's my chronic aches and pains, or maybe it's because I'm the type of responsible drinker who can't let myself get wasted while caring for small children around fires ...more

How to Feel Good About Yourself in Two Easy Steps

Guess what? It’s okay to have some positive thoughts about yourself. ...more

How to Get Help Leaving Your Abusive Relationship

I was living on the street at 15 when I met my ex-husband. When I was 16, shortly after I had our first of three children, we married and moved away from family and friends. I lived a very isolated life, emotionally bullied, physically abused, ...more

8 Tips to Help You Manage Your Time

A friend recently told me I used my time more effectively than anyone else she knew. I don’t know if I personally always feel this way, but I will say that I thrive on being busy. ...more

Do You Invite the Whole Class to Your Kid's Birthday Party?

Dear Mouthy Housewives,So what's the etiquette on birthday parties? Do you have to invite your kid's whole class? Or can you just invite your child's close friends? We are new to the area. I don't want to piss people off before we have even gotten settled, but we don't have limitless resources.Signed,No Birthday Drama MamaImage: Phalinn Ooi via Flickr Creative Commons...more
If you're only going to invite a select few, send the invitations through the mail.  I've ...more

Which Keepsakes Help You Hold On To Family Memories

When my husband’s favorite aunt had to be moved into a facility for Alzheimer’s patients, we went to her apartment to rummage through the mire of her life. Being quite the stylin’ professional, she had closets packed with clothes, shoes, coats and bags, as well as a fine collection of antique furniture. There were also loads of books and photos and a dining table overflowing with bills, papers and handwritten notes to herself—to remember the things she knew she’d forget. ...more
I love this.  Both my father and mother have passed away, making me a middle-age orphan. ...more

Nigerian Guy Surprises Girlfriend With Christmas Proposal

Instagram user, Almond Brown got engaged to her boo on Christmas day in one of the sweetest surprise proposals you'll ever see. She shared the story on her Instagram page along with pictures and video of how her naija guy told her he couldn't be around for the holidays.However, without her knowledge, he'd got her family to help him set the stage for popping the question. What began with a scavenger hunt to get her out of the house ended in tears as she came back to see him on his knees in a bed of rose petals, and with a ring ....more

First Photos From Adanma Ohakim And Amaha's Traditional Wedding

Adanma Ohakim is getting married to her heartthrob, Dr. Amaha, at her father's compound in Isiala Mbano local government in Imo state currently.Adanma is a twin and her twin sister, Adanna, both pictured above, is here to show support and has been sharing some photos. Adanna who did her own traditional wedding last year says of her twin's event, "#CountDown #MyTwinAndHerBeau #HesAdoctorToo #DrAmaha #BarrAdanma."Check out some of the first photos from the event...Continue reading » ...more

How Kim Kardashian, Kanye & North West Spent Christmas

North West was a baby last Christmas but a bit older now at a year and half, the toddler still looked a little scared while visiting when she had to get her gift from Santa at her grandmother Kris Jenner's annual Christmas Eve party. Mom, Kim Kardashian shared some photos from the affair saying; North is still warming up to Santa emoji. The same Santa has come to my moms Christmas Eve party since I was a kid ....more

How Rich Nigerians Spend Over $2Million On Dream Weddings

From Stephanie Okereke's and Tiwa Savage's destination weddings in France and Dubai respectively, to Dr. Sid's wedding in Lagos, and Rukaiyah Indimi's wedding in Kano, rich Nigerians have upped the ante when it comes to having their dream weddings.According to an article by Forbes, titled – “How Nigeria’s Rich Spend Over $2 Million On Their Dream Wedding", wedding planners to the rich and famous have opened up to the cost of these weddings, giving us a peek behind the curtain.Continue reading » ...more

When God Says It is Finished, It is Done. Believe Him. Count It Done

For years I lived in fear, afraid of what people would say about or do to me if I followed God’s orders and did what I knew He anointed me to do. I kept fighting against God and at times, gave in to the enemy in my refusal to move forward....more

Thank God for the Trials

Even in your greatest trial, which may seem difficult to handle, God will use it for your good and for his glory. Let it become your testimony....more

Family Time - Pastor Taiwo Odukoya With New Wife And Sons

It was a sad time when Pastor Taiwo Odukoya of Fountain of Life Church lost his first wife, popular relationship coach, Pastor Bimbo Odukoya in a plane crash. That was about 8 years ago and since then the handsome young pastor has found love again with new wife, Nomthi with whom he now has two young sons.The couple shared photos of their christmas with their boys, and it's beautiful. In one of the photos, you can also see late Pastor Bimbo's daughter, with her father...Continue reading » ...more

11/16-11/22/2014 Food Drive and Bikers

(Arizona City, AZ)We are having delightful weather....more

Couple Love - Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade Enjoy Christmas

Gabrielle Union seems to be one fun lady, and I love her smiles. The actress shared these few photos of her Christmas day with new husband, NBA player Dwayne Wade with the following captions;"Pretty much... When in doubt.. ....more

Adanma Ohakim and Amaha Get Married - Pre-Wedding Pictures

Adanna Ohakim, former Imo State governor, Ikedi Ohakim's daughter, has a gorgeous identical twin sister Adanma Ohakim. Adanna got married to her white boo David Steinacker earlier this year, and now, it is Adanma's turn.Adanma Ohakim is getting married to her heartthrob, Amaha, at her father's compound in Isiala Mbano local government in Imo state currently. But before we bring picures from the ceremony, enjoy the couple's drunk in love pictures below...Continue reading » ...more