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Try This for Your Next Pasta Night: Baked Gnocchi with Sausage and Cheese

Hi, friends! Today’s recipe is a guest post by Nonna Box, a monthly Italian food subscription service. Nonna Box shares a delicious gnocchi recipe (Trust me, I know it’s good because I made it myself and tried it!). I know you’re going to love it so bookmark this recipe or pin it to your pasta Pinterest… Read More Try This for Your Next Pasta Night: Baked Gnocchi with Sausage and Cheese

Food

Ever Wonder What Olives and Watermelon Taste Like Mixed Together?

Are you an olive person?  Olives are very popular here in Detroit. I’ve noticed many local markets and restaurants feature a variety of olives for customers. I honestly didn’t start eating olives until I moved to Michigan. I love olives with an Italian salad, and I’ve also come to love black olives on pizza. Delicious!… Read More Ever Wonder What Olives and Watermelon Taste Like Mixed Together?

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Here’s How You Can Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Your Family

  Do you have plans for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day?  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a special day to honor and recognize Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life and legacy. Every year on the holiday, I like to plan a family activity or take my children to an event in recognition of Martin Luther King,… Read More Here’s How You Can Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Your Family

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Keep Baby Warm This Winter with Wearable Blankets

Do you have a favorite type of blanket for your baby? I’ve been putting Zephaniah (now 4.5 months old) in a wearable blanket when he sleeps at night. I love wearable blankets because they keep him warm and I don’t have to worry about Zephaniah pulling his blanket up over his face. In fact, I… Read More Keep Baby Warm This Winter with Wearable Blankets

Food

Holiday Breakfast Recipe: Overnight Baked Eggnog French Toast Recipe

  What’s on your Christmas breakfast menu? If you’re looking for a unique holiday recipe to add to your Christmas breakfast menu, then this Overnight Baked Eggnog French Toast recipe will be a great addition to your menu. Fell Stone Manor’s Executive Chef Becky Geisel created this holiday twist on the first meal of the… Read More Holiday Breakfast Recipe: Overnight Baked Eggnog French Toast Recipe

Art & Entertainment, GLD, Motherhood

The Advice Actress Jenia Tanaeva Gives Moms Who Want to Achieve Their Dreams

  Dreams really do come true when we keep our faith and work hard toward our goals. Jenia Tanaeva is a perfect example of this. From living in the communism regime in Russia to moving to America as a single mom of two girls, Jenia’s story is a real-life modern Cinderella story, only it’s the… Read More The Advice Actress Jenia Tanaeva Gives Moms Who Want to Achieve Their Dreams

Art & Entertainment, Community, GLD

Let’s Change the African American Storyline to Reflect More Positive Aspects of the Community

  Clayling Woods has a story to tell and she wants to share it with all who are willing to hear. The Detroit native is a playwright who loves creating stories for the theater which reflect the African American community. “We need true stories,” she told me during our interview. “That’s what my endeavor is: to… Read More Let’s Change the African American Storyline to Reflect More Positive Aspects of the Community

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside! Lands’ End Warm, Warmer, & Warmest Coat Options for Kids

Disclaimer: Post may contain affiliate links. See the disclosure policy here.     Happy Wednesday! Is it cold where you live? It is very cold and snowing here in Detroit. The Tennessean in me is not accustomed to all of this snow, especially before Christmas. I’m also still not used to how cold it gets… Read More Baby, It’s Cold Outside! Lands’ End Warm, Warmer, & Warmest Coat Options for Kids

Art & Entertainment

How Gospel Recording Artist Tasha Page-Lockhart Inspired My Entrepreneurial Journey

  Today’s post is a guest contribution from Angel Livas, Founder & Board Chair for The Woman Behind the Business. Angel shares her experience at The Woman Behind the Business Bahamas Retreat where gospel recording artist Tasha Page-Lockhart performed and also shared her personal life journey with other female entrepreneurs.      A “Different” Retreat… Read More How Gospel Recording Artist Tasha Page-Lockhart Inspired My Entrepreneurial Journey

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Gift Guide for Baby’s First Christmas

This will be my baby’s first Christmas! It wasn’t until Thanksgiving hit that I realized this Christmas will be Zephaniah’s FIRST Christmas! The holiday season has now become even more special because my sweet baby is celebrating his first Christmas. I’m going to take a ton of photographs of Zephaniah and I plan on buying… Read More Gift Guide for Baby’s First Christmas

Food

5 Reasons Why Eating Seasonally Is Better for You (and Your Wallet)

What are your favorite fruits and vegetables? I love cantaloupe, peaches, pineapples, and strawberries. For vegetables, I really love asparagus, collard greens, and spinach. I feel like my meal is not complete if I do not have one of my favorite vegetables paired with my meal. I just recently started eating butternut squash. I don’t know… Read More 5 Reasons Why Eating Seasonally Is Better for You (and Your Wallet)

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5 Ways to Save on Stocking Stuffers (As Seen on ABC 7 WXYZ Detroit!)

Do you have your stocking stuffers yet? This morning I was on ABC 7 WXYZ Detroit sharing ways you can save money on stocking stuffers! (You can watch the video of the segment down below.) It was such an exciting opportunity and I was very happy to do the TV segment. The “Stocking Stuffer Ideas”… Read More 5 Ways to Save on Stocking Stuffers (As Seen on ABC 7 WXYZ Detroit!)