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Here's this week's recap of BET's The Game Episode 807: Malik tells Jason to pop a pill one hour before sex and Kelly will think he's swinging a Louisville Slugger.  Jason says one of his sex rules is no pills.  He says they've never had problems in the bedroom.  Malik says Kelly is a very sexual woman and Jason doesn't know who Kelly has been getting it in with.  Jason accepts the pill. Tasha tells Blue he is sizzling on the field and he needs someone in his corner to make sure he's sizzling off the field too.  He says he was looking for a bigger management company.  Tasha says she Read More ...

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This is a series that I started last year and want to pick back up this year.  I love staying up-to-date on what's happening in the blogging industry and want to be able to share it with you.  As with so many other industries, if you're serious and passionate about your craft or your profession, you are always learning.  Let's get into it!   ⇒Do you sprinkle affiliate links into your pinning experience?  Well, not anymore.  Pinterest Kills Off Affiliate Links Program, Leaving 'Power Pinners' in the Lurch.   ⇒Do you have a strategy when using social media?  Are you intentional with what you post?  Learn How To Rock Social Media Read More ...

Sometimes You Just Need To Get Away

by Tamara on February 16, 2015

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Have you ever just wanted to hop in your car and drive?  Just getaway from the sometimes hum-drum of your everyday life and experience something new?  I have.  In fact, I had that feeling recently.  I think winter probably does it to us most often, because we spend so much time indoors and there are so many cold, gloomy days that you just want something fresh.  A couple of weekends ago, I decided to hop in my car and drive to Florida – Jacksonville to be exact (this is where I apologize to my friends who live in Jacksonville that I didn't get to see. It was a quick trip. Read More ...

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Here's the recap of BET's The Game Episode 806: Chardonnay brings her sorority sister breakfast in bed.  She says she ought to be bringing her breakfast after all Chardonnay has been through.  She says she's going to throw Chardonnay a divorce party and tells her to take her ring off. Malik gets a haircut and receives a call from Keira.  She says Blue is gone with some other players for a fitness program for kids.  Malik said he did that back in his first string days.  Keira asks Malik to go to her acting class with her since Blue bailed on her. Malik asks his female barber how her skills are with Read More ...

My 17 Favorite Podcasts

2015,February 10
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In my recent What's In My Bag post I shared that I keep my iPod nano in my handbag so I can listen to it at work.  It keeps me going through the work day.  For real.  I mostly listen to podcasts so I thought that I would share my favorite podcasts with you in no particular order.  Please leave a comment below if you listen to any of these or if you want to suggest a podcast that I should listen to.  I'm always looking for good podcasts to add to my list, so suggestions are welcome!     The Heidi & Frank Show.  This is a daily morning radio show Read More ...

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BET’s The Game – Episode 805

2015,February 4
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Here's the recap of BET's The Game Episode 805: Malik and Jason are at this restaurant and Jason tells Malik that he got him a job as back-up quarterback – 3rd string.  Malik asks if he can get him a press conference or a press release announcing it and Jason says probably not. Tasha and the Sunbeams are throwing Chardonnay a divorce party and giving her gifts.  Chardonnay says Tasha put her in touch with a forensic accountant and all the millions Jason has been hiding will be found.  She says that she will be alrigh.  Chardonnay leaves and Tasha says to take a moment of silence to honor another Read More ...

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Good-Bye…And Hello

2015,February 2
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Yesterday, the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks took on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona.  In case you're the one person who didn't watch the game or tune in just for the commercials, the New England Patriots are the new Super Bowl Champions.  The end of the Super Bowl means the end of football season.  My team's season pretty much sucked so I cannot say that I am sad to see this season come to an end.   With football season over and so many TV hours free, I started thinking of what shows I am excited about that will be starting soon or in the next couple of months. Read More ...

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BET’s The Game – Episode 804

2015,January 28
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Here's the recap of BET's The Game Episode 804: Jason gets in his and sees someone in the back seat.  He thinks he's being carjacked until Malik starts talking.  Malik gives him a bag to open.  It's filled with cash.  Malik asks if it's enough to get him back on the team.  Malik asks if they have a deal and Jason says no.  He tells Malik to hide the bag as some of the other coaches get in the car.  Jason tells them Malik is treating them to lunch. Keira and Blue are getting their makeup done.  Keira asks what is she doing there shooting a commercial because she's a Read More ...

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College Vault Vintage College Apparel + $100 AMEX Giveaway [Sponsored Post]

2015,January 26
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Collegiate Licensing Company partnered with bloggers such as me for their College Vault blogger program. As part of this program, I received compensation for my time. They did not tell me what to purchase or what to say about any product mentioned in these posts. Collegiate Licensing Company believes that consumers and bloggers are free to form their own opinions and share them in their own words. Collegiate Licensing Company’s policies align with WOMMA Ethics Code, FTC guidelines and social media engagement recommendations.   Just because the college football season is over doesn't mean that I'm going to stop bringing you some great college game day looks.  You can always take Read More ...

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My Guilty Pleasure

2015,January 22
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This week's prompt for Project 52 is "Guilty Pleasure."  I actually took this photo several weeks ago when I decided to do a post about the magazines that I read, but once I looked over the list of Project 52 photography prompts, I decided to save it for this week.   So, I love magazines.  Over the years I've had subscriptions to a lot of different magazines.  The bad part is that these days they seem to pile up and before I know it, I have 3 months of unread magazines.  But that is changing.  This year I vowed to stay on top of reading my magazines, which means I'm Read More ...

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