When I give a gift I want there to be thought behind it. When it comes to holidays and figuring out gifts for our boys, I usually will ask advice from my other friends (especially my special needs moms), the...
Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between. This week is all about sharing the...
The older I get, the less I like gifts: holiday gifts, birthday gifts, "just because" gifts, that thing where your neighbors leave an anonymous basket of items from the dollar bin at Target with a poem about how you...
When I lived at home with my parents, my sister and I were devoted to our family traditions. Heaven help my parents if they dared to deviate from our beloved rituals of Mannheim Steamroller on the way home from...
Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty products to recipes to books and anything in between. More than the sights and smells, the...
I’m the type of person who would never turn down an item of clothing full of sparkles. Especially during the holidays. Indeed, I’m a sucker for glittery ballet flats. So nobody would ever accuse me of having a particularly refined...
  One of my best friends sent me a TikToK where a woman shared her resolutions for 2020, made at the beginning of this wild year. By the end she was laughing out loud and crying and so was I. It’s...
No matter how you celebrate the holidays, you undoubtedly think of it as a special time of year. There are so many festive activities that mark the season: parties, home decorating, baking, watching classic holiday movies, taking time off from...
I love a good Hallmark movie. And let me clarify to say I am aware that the statement is an oxymoron. They all have the same plot, they all use the same sets, they even all have the same actors!...
If you don’t have food allergies and don’t know anyone with them, be thankful. And, if you have food allergies or love someone who has them, like I do, be thankful. Because of continuous research and education, food allergies...
It's been a rough year. From the global health issues of the pandemic to the economic and mental health effects of staying home to virtual school, 2020 has been hard (and that's an understatement). As this year comes to...
2020: between a global pandemic and resulting economic devastation, homeschool/virtual school, trying to work from home, social upheaval, violence and protests, and election year with all its own sensitivities and frustrations, the past eight months have been a struggle...

Military Lifestyle

My Military Spouse Friendships Fill a Void like No Other

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Chances are if you are reading this, you have at least one friend who is a military spouse, or on the flip side of...
children waiting in airport and a travel case with "The Dreaded Travel Dilemma" in text and MMC logo

The Dreaded Travel Dilemma