In the spring of 1999, I walked into a hangar at Naval Station Great Lakes in Illinois and adjusted my eyes to the sea of white, as I searched for one particular sailor. Our Navy journey began that day. It took us to Charleston, South Carolina; to New Jersey where we lost friends on September … [Read more…]
I was facing a dilemma that I am sure most spouses have encountered before. What do I buy for my husband for his birthday? For his last two or three birthdays, I have struggled with this decision. My husband is a very simple guy, who pretty much wears the same clothes year after year, and … [Read more…]
The new year celebration just passed and I bet you are excited about sticking to your new year resolutions. You’re so so sure that this year is the year you will stick to them. And who knows, maybe you will. But most likely your resolve to stick it out will disappear by the time February … [Read more…]
Looking for a way to spend more quality time with your children while also pulling them away from their screens and getting them outdoors? Try volunteering outside in nature together. You’ll be combining two activities that will help you feel happier, healthier, and calmer—being outdoors and giving back to your community.
PFAS (Perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl) are chemical substances that can be found in a various number of products, from adhesives, packaging of food, cookware or even clothes. But given the small concentration that can be found in all of the above mentioned products, although concerning, it doesn’t pose a huge health threat at this moment. This … [Read more…]
“Socks! Where are my socks?!” Come on now, tell me my household isn’t the only one with the problem of socks going in the washer as a pair, but come out of the dryer alone. Socks are something we buy often. We buy all sorts of socks. No-show socks, ankle socks, knee-high socks, and thigh-high … [Read more…]
Sometimes it feels like having fun and sticking to a budget are two concepts that don’t exist well together. Between activities with kids, going out to eat and to regular entertainment option, vacations and more, it is hard these days to be a family on a budget. That’s why we’ve created a list of 5 … [Read more…]
With every passing day, it seems like our mainstream culture becomes more complex and, therefore, more difficult to navigate. As adults, it’s tough to keep up with the top news stories, stay in the loop at our kids’ schools, maintain a thriving business, and support a loving home. If we’re having trouble keeping everything straight, … [Read more…]