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Gluten-Free Doughnut Holes Recipe (Perfect for Chanukah!)

Today’s post is a guest post collaboration with Pereg Natural Foods and KosherMoms.com. Pereg Natural Foods and KosherMoms.com are sharing a delicious gluten-free doughnut holes recipe that I know you’re going to love!    Get out the dreidels and polish the menorah – the Festival of Lights is just around the corner! Beloved by Jews… Read More Gluten-Free Doughnut Holes Recipe (Perfect for Chanukah!)

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18 Inspiring Children’s Books About Strong Girls & Women

During Michala’s first year of homeschool, she wanted to study Women’s History as part of her social studies requirement. I thought it was a wonderful idea because it was a great way to (1) keep her engaged in learning history and (2) learn more inspiring stories about women that are not found in the standard… Read More 18 Inspiring Children’s Books About Strong Girls & Women

Art & Entertainment

MUST-SEE: 10-Minute Documentary The Monolith Beautifully Captures the Art of Gwyneth Leech

  When I first watched The Monolith, I was completely amazed. Speechless, really. The 10-minute documentary is a film by Angelo J. Guglielmo, Jr. (The Woman Who Wasn’t There) and it documents New York City artist Gwyneth Leech’s art series of The Monolith— a large city building which was built right in front of her art… Read More MUST-SEE: 10-Minute Documentary The Monolith Beautifully Captures the Art of Gwyneth Leech

Art & Entertainment

13-time Grammy Award Winner Emmylou Harris Talks About Her Dog Rescue Bonaparte’s Retreat and Performing on getTV’s “A Nashville Christmas”

Do you like to watch Christmas TV specials during the holidays? I think what makes the holidays so much fun is there are so many festive activities and events for you to attend. From attending holiday craft shows to viewing Christmas lights in the city, there is always something to do to celebrate the holidays.… Read More 13-time Grammy Award Winner Emmylou Harris Talks About Her Dog Rescue Bonaparte’s Retreat and Performing on getTV’s “A Nashville Christmas”

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Force of Nature: A Shoe Collection Designed to Celebrate the Force of Female Power

  Are you a big Star Wars fan? My family and I LOVE Star Wars! Elijah is probably the #1 fan of Star Wars while Michala comes in a very close second. Elijah can you tell facts about the movies, cartoon TV series, video games, and comic books. He’s a very devoted fan. Last Christmas,… Read More Force of Nature: A Shoe Collection Designed to Celebrate the Force of Female Power

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Delicious Potato Masala Recipe (As Seen On ABC12 WJRT for Vegan Month)

  I did something completely out of my comfort zone a couple of days ago. I went on LIVE TV to present a recipe! Tandoor Chef invited me to share a vegan recipe on ABC12 WJRT in Flint, Michigan.  Eek! Right? My kids still think it’s the coolest thing that I was on TV. I’m sure… Read More Delicious Potato Masala Recipe (As Seen On ABC12 WJRT for Vegan Month)

Food

Detroit Bartender Adil Yamin Shares His Violet Beauregard Scotch Cocktail Recipe

  If you’re looking for a special cocktail to make at your next holiday party, look no further. Detroit bartender Adil Yamin has the perfect scotch cocktail for you— The Violet Beauregard. Adil is featured on Auchentoshan’s new, interactive cocktail website. It’s really cool, too. The new site gives you the chance to learn how… Read More Detroit Bartender Adil Yamin Shares His Violet Beauregard Scotch Cocktail Recipe

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10 Brands Offering Really Great Cyber Monday Deals

Looking for some sweet Cyber Monday deals? I’ve rounded up 10 brands featuring really great Cyber Monday deals. Some of the sales have been extended to Wednesday, November 29th. Happy shopping!     bareMinerals: Enjoy 25% off sitewide plus free shipping online only at bareMinerals.com! Offer valid 11/26-11/27. Spend $75 and get a gift with… Read More 10 Brands Offering Really Great Cyber Monday Deals

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‘Open Me When’ You Need a Little Help Finding the Perfect Gift

  After the Thanksgiving parade, I was walking with Elijah and his friend Paul in Downtown Detroit’s Campus Martius city park. We were walking back to my van to head home. As we passed by Cadillac Square, I noticed what looked like mini-glass huts. “What is this?” I asked Elijah and Paul. I hadn’t heard… Read More ‘Open Me When’ You Need a Little Help Finding the Perfect Gift

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What Do You Get the Person Who Has It All? Pop-In@Nordstrom Has the Solution for You.

Feature Image: Pop-In@Nordstrom, MoMA Design Store from Nordstrom PR (Nordstrom PR)   Nordstrom Collaborates with MoMA Design Store We all have that one person we know who is hard to shop for because he/she seems to have it all. Am I right? I have one loved one who I know has the latest gear and… Read More What Do You Get the Person Who Has It All? Pop-In@Nordstrom Has the Solution for You.

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Thanksgiving Recipe: Sous-Vide Lemon-Herb Turkey

Hi, friends!  Can you believe we have 7 days left until Thanksgiving?! I’m still finalizing our Thanksgiving menu. I’ve been on Pinterest pinning all kinds of recipes to my Thanksgiving Recipes board. What about you? Do you know what you will prepare for Thanksgiving dinner? Today’s post is pretty cool because the folks at Kosher.com… Read More Thanksgiving Recipe: Sous-Vide Lemon-Herb Turkey

Culture, Family Life, Style

The First Hijab-Wearing Barbie Will Be Released in 2018!

Barbie is getting a hijab! And I think that’s wonderful news. When I read the story about Ibtihaj Muhammad, American Olympian fencer, being honored with a Barbie doll in her likeness, I immediately knew I had to share the story on the blog. I think it’s very important to create toys which highlight our beautiful, diverse… Read More The First Hijab-Wearing Barbie Will Be Released in 2018!

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Carol’s Daughter Holiday Gift Sets for Under $40

What are your favorite natural hair products? I love Carol’s Daughter hair products because of the natural ingredients, like natural oils and shea butter. They have great sulfate-free shampoos and it leaves my hair feeling very soft. I remember when I first discovered Carol’s Daughter in 2013. It was like a dream come true for… Read More Carol’s Daughter Holiday Gift Sets for Under $40

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“You Can Always Get Back Up Off the Ground and Press Ahead”

Feature Image: The Bravest Guy book cover; other photographs courtesy of Nancy and Bill Feld; and courtesy of Harry Wedewer.     On the heels of Veterans Day, I’d like to share an interview I did with author and retired U.S. Navy Commander Harry Wedewer. The Maryland-based writer wrote a book about his father Don Wedewer,… Read More “You Can Always Get Back Up Off the Ground and Press Ahead”

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The Beaches: There’s Something Empowering About Seeing An All-Female Band Perform

Disclaimer: Post may contain affiliate links. See the disclosure policy here.   Hey, friends!  How was your weekend? I had a pretty laid back weekend. Mainly, resting on Saturday and Sunday and getting caught up on some writing projects. I did get the chance to get out Friday night and catch the Death from Above show featuring… Read More The Beaches: There’s Something Empowering About Seeing An All-Female Band Perform