The Purple Purse: Designed by Kerry Washington fighting against Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence is such a serious epidemic and disaster. That has been ruining our world for years and years. When we think of domestic violence, obviously we think about women and children bein beaten and abused, (i.e. Ray and Janay Rice.) But, do you know that there is another form of domestic abuse that has been slipping through the cracks of conversation? Yes, indeed. Simply called, Financial Abuse....more

The New Masterchef: COURTNEY!!!

Well tonight, this year's season of Masterchef came to a close as Courtney was awarded with the title and the check for $250,000 and a guarantee to write her very own cookbook. Her career as a Chef is pretty secure based on this win.Courtney, a 25 year old ariel dancer, that at one point was in such a severe financial crisis, that she went to work in a Gentlemen's club. But, she decided that she wanted to turn her life around and boy, is she on an amazing path!...more

Presidents Lincoln and Kennedy has more in common that many people know!

You know yesterday, I found a fascinating status on Facebook. This is something that you must read, trust me you will be absolutely amazed! I don't have the slightest clue as to whom could have come up with all of these fact and connections, but I am that most of us, couldn't have ever imagined this. I blogged about it and I wanted to share it with you! I hope that you'll be as fascinated by this, as I am.

The Ice Bucket Challenge Gone Horribly Wrong!!!!

I'm up at 3 a.m., looking on Facebook. What comes to my attention, Drew Carey's 10 thousand dollar donation to find the people responsible for putting a disgusting twist on The Ice Bucket Challenge. An Autistic boy took the Ice Bucket Challenge and these boys put Urine and Feces in a bucket and dumped it on the boy!!! His mother found this cell phone video of these teenagers dumping all of this on her son! Can you imagine what she must have been thinking? Can you imagine what was going on in her heart? The rage, the disappointment....more

What if this was your child?

A couple of days ago, a childhood friend of mine sent me a picture on Facebook, of young girl that abused at school.Here's the link to see the picture. What if this was your child? You send your child to school, expecting everything to go well. Then, the next time you see your child, she's been serious abused. And the teachers tell you, "She injured Herself!"  Oh come on! You have got to be freakin' kidding  me! Injured herself? There's no way! I mean, how is it possible? ...more

5 Important Lessons Learned in My First Year of Blogging

I've read many blog posts where people share lessons that they've learned and mistakes that they've made. (That they vow never to make again.) Well, I would like to add a few of the things that I learned in my first year. ...more
msleyva73  Yes, she is a great blogger and photographer! I think that it's great that you're ...more

"Think like a Man" got me to thinking...!

Tonight, watching the movie got me to thinking about myself. And I was not expecting that. I was not expecting to watch the movie and for it to touch me in such a way. I was not expecting to be so moved. ...more
SicilianQueen84 Beautifully said! I don't like it, when girls allow themselves to objectified ...more

Farewell, Robin Williams

Brillaint. Genius. Seriously Talented. Legend. All of these words and many more describe of the best actors ever, the one and only Mr. Robin Williams. Incredibly gifted and he will always be admired and loved and respected....more

Wordpress is shutting down blogs? What???!!!!!!

As usual, I get up and go to straight to my computer. I pull my main two blogs, The Pioneer Woman and BlogHer and then my own blog, The V Mirror. I also pull up Facebook. Well today, the electricity went out because the company was working on something. So, now that it's back up, I looked on Facebook.One of my friends on Facebook, Wendy Ewurum, (by the way you can find her blog,, stated that Wordpress is shutting down blogs! ...more
runningtowardhappy I definitely hope that you're right! And thanks for sharing your blog. I'm ...more

Broken Skull Challenge!!!

How many of you have heard of Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge? Well, if you haven't, here's how it works....more