10 Lessons I Needed To Tell Myself

Tomorrow is my 41st birthday. While I’m not one of those people who hate birthdays, I haven’t always looked forward to them either. Rather than being a reminder of getting older, sometimes it’s just a reminder of all of the things left undone. Today I’m sharing ten of the biggest hurdles I’ve

A Soldier’s Christmas Poem

My brother decided to join the military just a few weeks after 9/11. I was beyond proud (of course), frightened (obviously), and completely inconsolable when he was deployed through Christmas. That Christmas I thought about him a hundred times a day. Was he sad? Did he have any friends over there so

Becoming

Over the past few years my naivety was pulled out from under me as friend after friend and even a few family members showed their darker sides. I felt shock as words like “snowflake” and “bigot” were hurled at each other from people who I genuinely respected and admired. Social media became

Sugar Coated Pecans

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There are two problems with these sugar coated pecans. They are crazy easy to make They are highly addictive During the holidays we seem to make a batch every single week. Not only do they make the house smell ah-mazing, but they make for an easy appetizer, holiday gift, or after school
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