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Perdita Patrice
After all the paperwork is completed and your keys are in hand, your to-do list as a first-time homeowner can be extensive. New locks, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and fire extinguishers, are just some of the things you may find yourself needing. If you purchased a newly renovated home, you may not have much...
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The Dream A goal I’d dreamt about for years was accomplished last year when I purchased my first home. Home ownership for me wasn’t so much about settling down as it was about having a home base and attempting to build wealth. After a four year naval career, I left to attend college, just as...
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I remember watching Iyanla Vanzant on OWN speaking about daddy-less daughters. It was the first time I had heard this term, but I immediately rolled my eyes. It’s not that I didn’t believe or empathize with the women who expressed their hurt; I was just over the narrative women are forced to carry when they...
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Buzzfeed’s “Thirst Aid Kit” is a joyful, full-bodied blush of a podcast dedicated to unabashed lust. Hosted and produced by Bim Adewunmi and Nichole Perkins, each episode features one (or a few!) man that inspires the podcasters’ thirst. Mahershala Ali, Michael B. Jordan and Tom Hardy are just a few of the men who’ve been featured. And because of...
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