Monthly Archives: March 2014

30 Minute Meal: Bacon Jack Chicken Sandwich

Bacon Jack Chicken Sandwich Rated: Prep Time: 5 Minutes Cook Time: 20 Minutes Ready In: 25 Minutes Servings: 4 INGREDIENTS: 8 slices bacon 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 2 teaspoons poultry seasoning 4 slices pepperjack cheese 4 hamburger buns, split 4 leaves of lettuce 4 slices tomato 1/2 cup thinly sliced onions 12 slices dill pickle DIRECTIONS: 1. […]

All I Really Want is To Be Happy! : Habits of Happy People

They surround themselves with other happy people. Joy is contagious. Researchers of the Framingham Heart Study who investigated the spread of happiness over 20 years found that those who are surrounded by happy people “are more likely to become happy in the future.” This is reason enough to dump the Debbie Downers and spend more time with […]

No Nonsense Telling It Like It Is- Author Spotlight- Melissa Love

How Far Would You Go To Save Your Marriage?  Well that’s a good question and the subject of Melissa Love’s new book, Love on Death Row. “From the outside De’Nesha Cole had the picture perfect life with two beautiful children and a loving husband. But on the outside, Terence was far from perfect. He was violent, […]

A Lie May Catch up and Ruin your Relationship

Relationships aren’t perfect and they aren’t suppose to be.  When a man and woman loves each other unconditionally, nothing can tear them apart.  Whether you are in a relationship or marriage with your partner, always make sure that you are keeping the lines of communication open.  Communication is the biggest and MAIN ingredient and as […]

30 Minute Meals: Broccoli Chicken Divan

Prep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 20 Minutes Ready In: 40 Minutes Servings: 6 INGREDIENTS: 1 pound chopped fresh broccoli 1 1/2 cups cubed, cooked chicken meat 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of broccoli soup 1/3 cup milk 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 1 tablespoon butter, melted 2 tablespoons dried bread crumbs DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 450 […]

No Nonsense Telling It Like It Is- Young Professional Black Males Serving the Community- Do They Still Exist?

Regardless of what city you live in, you may be asking do strong, committed, Black men still exist in our communites?  Do we have real leaders in our community, dedicated to making a difference in our cities?  Within my own city of Buffalo, N.Y., I have seen young, gifted, Black men in political power, influential […]

30 Minute Meals: Hamburger Potato Casserole

rep Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 1 Hour Ready In: 1 Hour 30 Minutes Servings: 6 1 pound lean ground beef 3 cups peeled and thinly sliced potatoes 1 (10.75 ounce) can condensed cream of mushroom soup 1/2 cup chopped onion 3/4 cup milk salt to taste freshly ground pepper, to taste 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese DIRECTIONS: 1. […]

All I Really Want is to be Happy: 10 Tips to Stay Happy in Tough Times

Hello people who have chosen to take this journey to happy land with me. Are we happy yet. Well are we at least better then we were before we started reading this blog. Well I can say that I am honestly in a better place then I was at the beginning of the year when […]

30 Minute Meals:Country Fried Steak and Milk Gravy

Prep Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 20 Minutes Ready In: 35 Minutes Servings: 4 INGREDIENTS: 4 (4 ounce) cube steaks or pork cutlets 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 1 3/4 teaspoons ground black pepper, divided 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 eggs, lightly beaten 1/4 cup lard 1 cup milk DIRECTIONS: 1. Season meat with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and […]

30 Minute Meals: Blackened Chicken

Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 10 Minutes Ready In: 20 Minutes Servings: 2 “Take the bait and try this spicy charred chicken-a Cajun favorite.” INGREDIENTS: 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper 1/8 teaspoon onion powder 2 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves […]

No Nonsense Telling It Like It Is- Beware of the Hair You Wear- Countess Vaughn Lace Front Wig Damage!

    As the Bible says, a woman’s hair is her crown and glory.  “But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for a covering.” 1 Corinthians 11:15 (King James Version).  As a woman, especially women of color, we have the opportunity of having versatile hairstyles […]

Take em’ off Medicine and Beat They Ass

I am so tired of hearing about how our children are mentally disabled and need medicine. Naw, what they need is a good ass whippin’. I was born in the 70′s went to school in the 80′s and I didn’t know any kids who needed “medicine”. Is there something different in the air today than […]

All I Really Want is to be Happy!

Hello friends….I know it’s been a while since you heard from me but I decided to stop by on my way to happy land to see how ya’ll was doin. So whats up are we happy yet? I know this beautiful new website sure makes me happy and I’m very happy to be a part […]

30 Minute Meals: Burrito Pie

Talk about YUM! Make your dinner a fiesta with this tasty Mexican inspired dish. Side with a salad and your good to go! Prep Time: 30 Minutes Cook Time: 30 Minutes Ready In: 1 Hour Servings: 16 “Ground beef, refried beans and tomatoes are combined with chiles and taco sauce, then layered in a casserole with tortillas and cheese, […]

Single and Ready to Mingle: Satisfaction Guaranteed or Not?!?!

Single and Ready to Mingle: Satisfaction Guaranteed or Not?   Hey my Single Loves! Where oh where has the time gone, the weekend is over and I have done much of nothing but I did get to hang out with my friends. (Sparked another blog) I hope yours was enjoyable. Are we really satisfied in […]

No Nonsense Telling It Like It Is- Tina Campbell Confession- Who Should Take The Blame When You Get Cheated On?

For those of you who are music fans of the gospel singing sister duo, Mary Mary, you may have been shocked as I was to learn Tina Campell from the group, publicly announced several months ago during an Ebony Magazine interview, her husband, Teddy Campell, cheated on her.  On the new season of their WE TV reality […]