​Featured Couple Isaiah Butler and Adrianna Neal #26

Question: Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? Isaiah: I’m from Fort Polk, Louisiana. Adrianna: I’m from Brandon, Mississippi. We both still live in Brandon. Question: How did you meet? Isaiah: We met in high school. We had English together during our Freshman and Senior year. Question: Describe the…

An Engagement to Remember: Congratulations Kaelin and Kyrah!

What a way to start the year!!! Vloggers Kaelin and Kyrah took to Twitter to announce their engagement. #engaged!!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/QMZZFBlKmm — Kyrah Stewart (@Kyrah_Stewart) January 1, 2017 CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO THEIR VLOG AND WATCH THE FULL PROPOSAL! What made this engagement even more special was the poem Kaelin, who is the groom to…

Featured Couple Curtis and Jamila Jones #23

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? I am originally from Chicago, Illinois. I moved to Jackson, Mississippi in 2004 to attend THEE Jackson State University! I, then, received my Masters in Human Resources and I currently work in that field. Curtis is a native of Jackson, Mississippi and…

Cyclical by Hym

“Psychological and physical abuse are far more prevalent than society is talking about.” – Hym CAn 

The Price of Fame: Part 2

I’m not gonna lie…I cried watching this. Do you think Aisha Tyler owed the public an explanation in regards to her divorce? Vote below and let us know your thoughts.   No copyright intended.

Featured Couple James and Sha’ahn #21

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name is James Jackson, Jr. and I am from Fredericksburg, Virginia. I am 40 years old and a divorced father of three. I have lived in Woodbridge, Virginia for the last eight years. I am an Operations Manager for a major…

The Black Gypsy: A Southern Laced Short Story

Over the weekend, I ran across a short story that I abandoned a couple of years ago. Deep sigh… Here’s a short synopsis and Chapter One of The Black Gypsy: Copyright © 2014 Kelly Stone. All Rights Reserved. Meet Primrose Guthrie. She’s a young, vibrant, black woman that believes she’s a gypsy at heart. She began to…

The Price of Fame: Part 1

Have you been following the relationship development of Israel Houghton and Adrienne Bailon? Vote below and let us know your thoughts.    No copyright intended.

Featured Couple Eric and Sellena Hunter #20

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name is Sellena R. Hunter. I am a small town country girl from Pearl, Mississippi. I am the CEO of an accounting office, which is also located in Pearl. I have been married to Eric D. Hunter for seven years. We…

Featured Couple Corey and Kandis #19

Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name is Kandis Weatherspoon. I’m from Dallas, Texas. My boyfriend’s name is Corey Moffett. He’s from Jackson, Mississippi. Currently, we reside in Jackson, Mississippi.

Spring makes me wanna…

What is it about Spring that makes you want to love? 💞 If you find yourself craving for a little more romance and sex, you aren’t the only one. Are you flirting more? In my opinion, some of the things that could possibly attribute to Springfever are as follows: 1. Less clothes. People start to feel…

QOTD: Is it possible to be ‘in love’ with two people?

We are still in the Month of Love! Has this month posed a dilemma on your love life? Here’s a Question of the Day (QOTD) that has long been asked, debated and hated: Leave your comments below. Laced with Love, Kelly Stone  

Singles Surviving When Marriage is Out of Style (Part 2)

In December 2015, we left off with me resolving to survive being single, staying happy and continuing my search for love. Well two-thirds of that is true. I’ve kept happy and survived being single! Singles Surviving When Marriage is Out of Style: Keisha’s POV (Point of View) Looking for love? Well, I’ve decided to let…

Marital Advice Revisited After Divorce

Before marrying my now ex-husband, I can remember receiving the most ridiculous advice. Now that I’m divorced, that advice is the only advice I can even remember receiving! Did I take heed to their advise? No. Do I wish I had? Yes. February is the Month of Love. Many couples relationship status changed from dating…

Featured Couple Mr. and Mrs. Willie McKennis, Sr. #18

Today is February 1, 2016, which is also the first day of The Month of Love. In celebration of this romantic filled month, I would like to present our first Featured Couple of 2016, Mr. and Mrs. Willie McKennis, Sr. Tell us about yourself. Where are you from? Where do you live now? My name…

FIVE WAYS TO AVOID TEMPTATION USING BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES

How you react to daily challenges is a direct reflection of your spiritual growth. Each day, you must pray to God for earthly protection and godly wisdom. David did not always apply godly wisdom. During wartime, kings went out to battle, serving alongside their soldiers. King David found himself in a compromising position as he…

2015 Featured Couple of the Year

When I was a little girl, I watched soap operas with my great-grandmother and Dallas with my great-grandfather. Fast forward several years, I am still a fan of the same shows. I don’t know if watching these shows played a role in my love for romance or the fact that my zodiac sign is Scorpio….

Singles Surviving When Marriage is Out of Style (Part 1)

Becoming single after being in a 15+ year relationship was probably one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do. My mind was filled with questions such as: Who would I dine with? Who would I cuddle with? Who would I discuss my greatest dreams and biggest fears with? Then the scariest question of…

VOTE: Southern Laced Featured Couple of the Year Contenders Announced

Who should the 2015 Featured Couple of the Year be? Over the past year, I had the pleasure of sharing the love stories of three beautiful couples. Each story reminded us that all relationships aren’t created equal and happily ever after takes hard work. From funny moments to whirlwind romances, I chose the TOP 3 Featured Couples based on…

Southern Laced 2015 Year in Review

When I looked over my blog post insights for the year, I was pleasantly surprised to find that What to Wear to Church by Stylist Latoya Roy was the most popular post of the year. This made me smile for more reasons than one. As a guest blogger, I have watched Stylist L. Roy take…