Are you working on any projects right now? I have a few projects on my to-do list that I would like to complete for 2018. One project in particular that I am currently working on is deep cleaning my home. I had been putting this off for a good year so I know it is… Read More 5 Simple Tips to Help You Follow Through with Your Projects
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
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?
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
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
Hi, friends! Have you been to a Topgolf venue yet? I haven’t had the chance to go to one, but I have heard so many great things about Top Golf. Some of my friends have shared pictures of their times at Topgolf and I have to say, I was feeling a little jelly about it… Read More Top Golf is Coming to Metro Detroit!
Happy New Year! Are you ready for a new beginning? I know I am excited about the New Year! A new year means new possibilities and a chance to start new. I have made a few New Year’s Resolutions for 2018 and I am already getting started on my goals. I even got a jump… Read More A New Year Means New Possibilities
The countdown to Christmas is on! Can you believe this weekend is Christmas Weekend? I don’t know how it snuck up on me, but Christmas is finally here. I had actually forgotten this was Christmas weekend because I have been so busy with the kids and Travis started a new job a couple of weeks… Read More Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas!
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
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
What is your favorite food dish right now? Travis and I really love to cook and eat homemade Korean food. We’ve been eating a few different Korean dishes these past few weeks. One Korean-style recipe we are excited to try is Man Cave Craft Eats’ Korean Ground Beef Rice Bowl. It’s actually on our… Read More Korean Ground Beef Rice Bowl (Only Three Cooking Instructions!)
What is your New Year’s resolution? I have a few resolutions I would like to accomplish for 2018. For instance, I really want to improve my time management skills. I am a very busy mom of five so life for me is constantly busy, busy, busy. I am like a computer with multiple tabs opened… Read More 4 Health Resolutions I Recommend My Patients Make for 2018
Happy Friday! Are you ready for the weekend? I’m looking forward to attending a holiday party tonight and then spending the rest of the weekend with my family. We’re finally going to put up our Christmas tree. (We usually put it up mid-December.) Before heading into the weekend, I wanted to share with you… Read More Future’s So Bright You Gotta Wear Shades
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
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
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
Happy Monday, you guys! Did you have a good weekend? I had a fabulous weekend hanging out with Travis and the kids, doing a little work, and napping with Zephaniah. It was super cold out with some light snow and I was perfectly content with snuggling and napping with my sweet baby. Honestly, everyone was… Read More Gluten-free Chocolate Chip Brownies (As Seen on ABC 7 WXYZ Detroit!)
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
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)
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!)