Brooke Marie

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Dogs are Awesome

Dogs are Awesome – Here are 15 Reasons Why

Owning a dog isn’t really “owning” at all. It’s more like you’re adopting a child. A small(or large) furry child whose love for you is endless. There are some things that non – dog owners don’t really understand. Things that you may giggle about to yourself after a long hike with your pooch

10 Things You Should Be Saying to Women

So upon posting my previous article, 10 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Women, plenty of men have responded wondering what they should be saying to women if these are off limits. Let me say, that post was for fun, so don’t take everything too seriously. There are many women out there that take no notice to these things being said, and there are others that would be pissed if you ever uttered one of these words! So, I decided to make a list of things women like to hear, or things I enjoy hearing, and post it here for you all to see! Enjoy.

10 Things You Shouldn’t Say to Women

We all know that women are sensitive. But not always for the wrong reasons. People say things to women that if they looked inward, they would know is not appropriate… but they say these things anyway! Here are some things you should never say to your wife, girlfriend, sister… or any woman really…

What is Crossfit? Myths and Misconceptions

So what is Crossfit, anyway? If you don’t know what Crossfit is, you should. Crossfit was founded in 2000 so it’s a fairly new form of exercise. Although it’s new it has become increasingly popular in cities across the world. Crossfit focuses on improving muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, and maintaining functional fitness. It also ensures one thing… that you look good naked!

Higher Education – College Degree – Happiness?

In this life, it is hard to impress. To impress yourself, your parents, family and friends… Especially those in our lives that have that “American Dream” mentality who believe the only way to have a fulfilled, successful life is to go to college, get a good job, have a family and make a decent income.

Hugs are Good for Your Health

Have you heard that Kaiser Permanente radio commercial yet? “What is a three letter word that reduces stress?” Or something of the sort? Well the answer is Hug. Hugs have all sorts of healing affects on the body, and I am going to share them with you!

Racism in America?! You’re Kidding…

Racism in America? You’re kidding!! I just wanted to share with you all, that I am so sick of the people that correlate everything with race. Yes, I am a mixed chick; African American and Caucasian to be exact, and yes I am engaged to a Caucasian man…. SO what? There are so many irritating things that people do and/or say that honestly make NO SENSE and have no relation to my race or anyone else’s.

Being in Love and Being Spontaneous

Being in love is a beautiful thing. When you first fall in love with someone your chemistry takes over and you feel like you could never live without that person. Spontaneity is something that can keep your relationship fresh and fun for years to come. Here are a list of things you can do for the love of your life to keep that spark alive in your relationship.

Sleeping Naked Is Awesome – Why You Should Start!

Sleeping naked is awesome. It’s liberating, freeing, and you don’t have to worry about putting your clothes on after hopping out of the shower. All you have to do is dry, lotion, and sleep! Doesn’t that sound amazing?? Sleeping naked is not only comfortable, it also has a lot of benefits for your body. I have made a quick list of reasons why sleeping naked is good for you from head to toe.

Waiting Tables in Los Angeles – And Why it Sucks

Being a server and waiting tables is a tough job. Period. Yes we tend to have a good time on the job, are sometimes allowed to drink on the job, and occasionally make more money per shift than a person with a “normal” 9-5; but we also deal with the most self absorbed, rude, inconsiderate (and stupid) people on the planet.