So Father’s Day is fast approaching and I’m desperately trying to figure out what to give my husband. I am clicking on Facebook Ads, Googling everything, and even searching through my “other” email account for deals that companies might...
Here it is. I know you saw it coming. Another ranty post from a bitter, single mom. Insert eye-roll. So I am just going to say it. Happy Father's Day to me. Happy Father's Day to all the mommas out...
I didn’t understand. And I still don’t. I never will. I try. And I am learning to see things from a different perspective. But I can’t fully understand because my experiences are different. And that breaks my heart. As a...
We discuss many hard topics here on the blog but conversations about racism barely exist. I have to be honest; I am a bit disappointed with the blog not using the platform more often to discuss the hard issues...
Living while in quarantine is a challenge on an average day. There is the challenge of secure employment, availability of paper goods, and pending scarcity of food products. Then there is the fear of exposure to the dreaded virus...
Like a lot of modern couples, my dear, sweet husband and I have a major recurring issue plaguing our marriage: The man CANNOT take a flattering photo of me to save his life. Now, selfies? He's a master. He's a good...

Ramadan During Quarantine

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Across the globe, roughly 1.8 billion Muslims are beginning to take part in the holy month of Ramadan. For those who may not be familiar, Ramadan is a month of purification when Muslims dedicate themselves to serving God and...
13 years ago today Sergeant Jesse Rice and Staff Sergeant Shane Becker were on duty in Iraq with the U.S. Army when an insurgent pulled out a pistol and shot them both. The details of the report were grim:...
No one likes having to take sick days. However, there's a certain cruelty involved when you feel like death warmed over yet still have to do all the things. When I was a kid, I remember sick days as time...
Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching, but the new holiday dedicated to love, Galentine’s Day, is here to steal V-Day’s thunder. Galentine’s Day is a day dedicated to women and all of their besties. The day will be filled with...

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50 Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July at Home

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Staying home doesn't mean forgoing family fun this 4th of July! We've listed 50 ways to help you make some amazing memories this summer....