When Temptation Calls, Do You Answer?

A few months ago, I saw an advertisement for Tyler Perry's newest movie, Temptation, and was intrigued. I'm by no means what one might call a Tyler Perry fan; I've openly criticized his portrayal of women in most of his movies and the plays upon which they are based. I find his tendency to portray women as emotionally unstable and in perpetual need of salvation either by their religious faith or by a Prince Charming-type annoying. ...more
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Five New Year's Eve Style Inspirations

Please don’t tell me that you are planning to spend another New Year’s Eve wrapped up under your blankets with your furry friend Snookums by your side. Between the economy, divisive elections, and national tragedies, there is no denying that 2012 was a super difficult year (well, at least it was for me.)  But we made it! How about we end this year and start the new one off right by celebrating our successes, perseverance, and resilience by getting up, getting out, and doing something? ...more
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What Do You Plan To Do For New Year's Eve?

New Year's Eve is right around the corner, and we are hoping you'll tell us what you plan to do to banish the old and ring in the new. Will you spend it in quiet reflection on the year that has passed by? Will you have a raucous celebration with family or friends? 2012 was a bucket list year for me. I got to visit the land of my ancestors (Ireland) and went to a three-day rock festival in Golden Gate Park with my son. It was a very good year!...more
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What Do You Plan To Do For New Year's Eve?

New Year's Eve is right around the corner, and we are hoping you'll tell us what you plan to do to banish the old and ring in the new. Will you spend it in quiet reflection on the year that has passed by? Will you have a raucous celebration with family or friends? 2012 was a bucket list year for me. I got to visit the land of my ancestors (Ireland) and went to a three-day rock festival in Golden Gate Park with my son. It was a very good year!...more
I'm running around worring about my family and forgot all about New Years Eve. I used to be a ... more

Pecan Pie and Pin Curls

This blog mostly focuses on my journey to healthy growing hair and my random obsessions with food and all things vintage.  It will periodically roam into other areas but my focus is on life and doing it in a more genuine and enjoyable way....more
Hi Pecanpieandpincurls, I've had my hair natural for 6 years now. I've tried everything! It ... more