[Video] 'The Voice': Shakira And Usher Debut as Judges

Last night The Voice crowned Cassadee Pope (Team Blake!) as it's Season 3 winner, and said goodbye to two of its original judges, Christina Aguilera and CeeLo Green. Next season, their cushy red revolving seats will be filled by Shakira and Usher....more
I was surprised to see the two new judges.  I am a fan of Christina's so I will miss seeing ... more

I'm taking the challenge. Join me and share your hydration tips for a chance to win $1,000 from Crystal Light!

My name is Renee, I am an early childhood literacy consultant, freelance writer, author of my blog Cutie Booty Cakes, and mom of a toddler. Whew! Just writing that made me tired. I currently reside in Atlanta but grew up on the water in Long Island, New York. I am now a Georgia Peach we affectionately call this place HOTlanta. Plan a visit here during the summer months and you will understand why the name is a perfect fit.

How Often Do You Feel Unsafe?

How often do you feel unsafe in your everyday lives, at work, at home at school?    I don't often feel unsafe and I suppose part of that has to do with feeling my home is secure, my workplace is fairly secure and when I go out, I take as many precautions as I can while still enjoying myself. However, the other day I felt very unsafe.

The Horror of School Fitness Tests

The other day I started thinking about school tests and standardized test and suddenly a nightmare memory popped into my head: the mile run for the Presidential Physical Fitness Test. ...more

I guess I was lucky, my school didn't make us do that, or at least I don't remember it.  I ... more

Sarah is one of us

All day today the talk was this is Sarah's night. This morning I spoke with a woman from Minnesota. She said, everyone around here knows someone like Sarah, and like Sarah's family. And yes, that makes her success all the more remarkable. Yesterday I met a woman from New Hampshire, she said even the Hillary supporters she knows are enthused about Sarah, and independent women like her style--a mom, a professional and someone who doesn't put up with bullying. ...more

Correct me if I'm wrong dear, but don't all politicians have speech writers?  It doesn't mean ... more

Hi, I'm Melanie. I'm New Here! Where do the locals go for fun?

Hello, I'm Melanie... ...more

Thaks for the tips.  I will look for your stuff for sure on Monday's cuz I am a YouTube fan.  ... more

Hi, I'm Melanie. I'm New Here! Where do the locals go for fun?

Hello, I'm Melanie... ...more

Hi Melanie,

Okay, so glad it's not just me feeling like a fish out of water here. I ... more