IT’S HOT OUTSIDE. BUT IS IT STILL SIZZLING IN YOUR BEDROOM?

I’m old school. I believe there is no point in reinventing the wheel if you don’t have to. And sex has been around for a really, really, really long time. Duh. So as a newlywed, I don’t need to invent new ways to keep the flames a flaming in my bedroom. Especially when I own […]

MENOPAUSE AND THE BENEFITS OF F**K WATER

Yep, hold onto your Spanx. We’re going there again, ladies. You know I like to keep it real, and menopause is the real deal. Holler if you hear me! Sex is an important part of a relationship, right? Well, when you’re going through menopause, sometimes the thought of sex can be the farthest thing from […]

WHAT’S YOUR DRAMA POWER TOOL?

You know that commercial for the Capital One credit card, “What’s in YOUR wallet?” Well, that’s how I’m asking you, “What’s YOUR drama tool?” I know you’ve got one, ‘cause everybody does. Whether you’re a drama queen or not, there are tools you pull out from your drama tool belt that you use to chisel […]

SHAKEN OR STIRRED? DO WE KEEP IT STIRRED UP JUST TO FEEL RELEVANT?

I’m of the opinion that love is easy and shouldn’t be one of those illusive things that you have to work really hard to understand. While I’m all for taking “Is He In Love With Me?” quizzes on the internet until your heart is content, and for spending a bazillion hours having conversations with your […]

IS YOUR LIFE ONE PRIME TIME DRAMA-FILLED MINISERIES AFTER ANOTHER?

If your relationship is full of drama and you spend more time running your mouth rather than running hand-in-hand on a romantic beach somewhere, then we gotta talk. And the thing is, if your romantic relationship is this rocky, that means your other relationships, like with friends and family, are probably rocky too. Girl, are […]

DARE YOU ASK FOR A BIGGER ENGAGEMENT RING? (YAASS!)

Ain’t this one of those topics that nobody wants to really, for real for real talk about?! I mean here you are. You’ve been delightfully proposed to by the love of your life, only you are not feeling your ring, like at all, because it is too small! We’ve already talked about how size matters … […]

HOW TO GET YOUR GUY TO PROPOSE?

It’s June, and your friends are being whisked down the aisle in startling numbers. How do you get your guy to pop the question? If marriage is something you really want, then you deserve to have it. I believe this with all my heart! It is something I wanted for myself after 16 years of […]

SPRING CLEAN YOUR RELATIONSHIP

If you’ve created your “Spring Cleaning” to-do list, and I hope you’re using your Powerful Penny vision board calendar to do so, then I want you all to add “My Relationship” to that list! Ask anyone who’s been in a relationship over five years, and they’re gonna give you that “Girrrllll…” look, roll of the […]

ACT LIKE A LADY, THINK LIKE A MAN

We close this month’s series on our “Ode to the Experts” with Steve Harvey’s Act Like a Lady, Think Like A Man. When this book came out, I swear all of my girlfriends went mad. Like some of them got real mad because they were like, “Who does Steve Harvey think he is telling us […]

FIRST, KILL ALL THE MARRIAGE COUNSELORS

Here we are in the third week of May! That means we are on the third book of our “Ode to the Experts” series. This week, I’m highlighting First, Kill All the Marriage Counselors by Laura Doyle. Laura Doyle really does it for me. I told you all about another of her books, The Surrendered Wife. […]