This year marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination on April 4, 1968. In the midst of today’s social climate, I believe it’s more important than ever to celebrate Dr. King and everything he represented. This isn’t a “black” holiday. This a holiday for ALL people to celebrate Dr. King’s life andContinue reading Helping Kids Understand the Dream of Martin Luther King, Jr.
I love Cherry cheesecake. I love it even better when it’s super easy to make! You can’t go wrong with this fail-proof 4-ingredient cherry cheesecake dip. This is my go-to recipe when I want to make an appetizer EVERYONE will love and I don’t have a lot of time. Leftovers—not a chance! Not a fanContinue reading Cherry Cheesecake Dip
There’s lots of negotiating, eye rolling, pouting, complaining, emotional outbursts, and thoughts of packing up and running away, and that’s just me on a typical Tuesday. I’m only joking, but seriously, no one warned me about the threenager phase. I was feeling such a sense of accomplishment for surviving my fourth and final round ofContinue reading Threenager Life
Being in an interracial marriage definitely took some getting used to. Shane and I are both from Alabama, I know…it’s not exactly known for its racial harmony. When we married in 2007, I was extremely shocked to learn that interracial marriage was illegal until November 2000 when the ban was finally overturned. The Supreme CourtContinue reading Race, Love, & Other Four-Letter Words
This taco soup is a cinch to prepare. During the cold months, my kids request it weekly. It’s a great way to change up Taco Tuesday! To save even more time, I use pre-chopped onions, bell peppers, and minced garlic. I cut corners wherever I can to save a little time. This recipe will quickly becomeContinue reading Taco Soup
Sometimes God answers my prayers right away, but more often than not, I have to…dun dun duuuun…wait. This dreaded four letter word has plagued me for years. No one likes to wait, especially in today’s society. Everything is quicker and faster than ever before. I absolutely love having On Demand on my TV. Hundreds ofContinue reading What Are You Waiting For?
The holidays are the perfect time to make yummy, festive treats. However, with 4 kids, time is definitely not on my side. That’s why my crockpot has become my BFF over the past few years. With only 3 ingredients, delicious chocolate fudge has never been easier! I guarantee that it’ll look AND taste like you spentContinue reading CROCKPOT CHOCOLATE PEPPERMINT FUDGE
Being a mom is not for the faint of heart. It’s hard. Whether you have one child or five. Most days, I find myself walking around in circles, barking orders—Pick up your toys, don’t hit your sister, lift up the seat when you pee, don’t climb on top of that, you just ate…no you can’t have a snack, stop running, don’t put that in your nose, I know you had a bath yesterday, but you have to take another one today.Continue reading Mom Life