MiMi LaRue

Reporter, Featured Writer

MiMi is the founder of the lifestyle brand Dripping Sexy. Stroll the runway with her on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Feel free to visit her blog One Stiletto Out the Door and be inspired to Do It All.



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Get Fit with Darrin Henson

Darrin Dewitt Henson grew to fame while playing Lem Van Adams on the Showtime series “Soul Food.” Since then, he’s tucked other movie roles under his belt,

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Mastering the Basics of Working Out with Kira Stokes

Forget the fancy workout gear. You need nothing more than your own body weight to keep your fitness routine intact – just make sure you are doing the moves correctly.

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Mastering the Basics of Working Out with Kira Stokes

Fitness Expert Ensures Others Safely Work Out with the Right Moves

Forget the fancy workout gear. You need nothing more than your own body weight to keep your fitness routine intact – Just make sure you are doing the moves correctly. Whether you're new to the gym or a long-time fitness lover looking for a refresher course, one thing can't be denied: Mastering the basics is essential. While there are hundreds of different techniques you can use to train, some principles remain constant.

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Drink, Paint, and Have Fun!

When you think of a night out, what's the first thought that pops to mind? A glass of bubbly or wine? Great company and a good time? Whether it's a date, girls' night out or an evening for one, Pinot's Palette puts a smile on your face. This is the perfect way to release your inner artist even if you didn't know you had one hidden within. With a glass of vino in hand, anything is possible. It's BYOB so bring your favorite beverage of choice and feel free to share.

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Single in the City

Being in a relationship is not all that it's cracked up to be. They aren't supposed to be a lot of work although that's the response one partner gives for wanting to remain in a toxic union. Who wants to work on a relationship and self simultaneously every single day? It's emotionally draining and changes the way you see a person. If one lacks to see the beauty in small things, forces a person to live in their past, exhibits abusive behaviors, and blames all the wrongs in the world on you, it's time to stroll the catwalk of life as a single chica. It takes a lot of guts to share your unhappiness while in an established relationship especially when the desire to create a certain life isn't agreed upon.

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Dating & the Single Mom

The new year is here and dramatic, sweeping changes are promised for all that ails us. Last night at the masquerade party, I sat and watched people coupled up and I had a nagging feeling in my belly. Is being with someone worth the drama and heartache just to avoid being alone? There were platonic friends, friends who wanted to be more than friends, couples with knees touching, couples on opposite ends of the room...I fell nowhere on the spectrum because I was alone for the very first time...like EVER!!

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The Odds are Ever in your Favor!

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire in Theatres: 11/22/13

The perfect sequel, a seamless pick up from the original, The Hunger Games: Catching fire ignites its audience and watch them burn with suspense and drama from beginning to end.

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Are You Ready To Change?

The holidays are soon approaching and there is no better time to make changes to your lifestyle. Creating healthy habits prior to the temptations of freshly baked pies and heavy meals will prevent you from gaining any excess pounds and suffering from the "I'm such a fatty" blues. Once Thanksgiving passes, you will be toasting the New Year and making resolutions that will hopefully lead to a brand new you. But how long do these false promises last?

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Crystal Wall Bringing Awareness to Heart Disease

Houston has a rising fitness fitness instructor taking over the Zumba scene. Crystal Wall, wife of Grammy nominated rapper Paul Wall, is creating a name for herself and changing lives one salsa step at a time. After recently losing 60 pounds and transforming her body through consistent exercise and healthy eating, Crystal is an ideal candidate for leading by example.

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The Man Behind VH1’s Love & Hip Hop’s star Olivia’s New Sound

“Put it on You,” is the highly anticipated Maurice Rivers production that has been released to VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop” star Olivia Longott for execution. “Put it on You” is an ingeniously written R&B hip-hop

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