I’m about to tell you something that to many, will seem very controversial.
It isn’t meant to. Rather, the intent is to share a perspective that until a few years ago, I myself lacked, and it is a perspective that I feel is very important to share in today’s world.
Before I get ahead of myself, let me start by saying this.
I am an American citizen, who happens to be a woman of Caucasian descent, who is also a Christian.
And I live in the Middle East.
And one of my favorite parts of my daily schedule is listening to the Islam Call to Prayer.
Continue reading Why I Love the Call to Prayer
It seems like anytime you go, well, anywhere these days, moms are being criticized for something. Whether its breastfeeding, discipline, family diets, kids clothing, or something entirely different, being a mom can be tough. And not for reasons you may think.
Continue reading Why I’m PROUD to be a working mom
There are many people who hold the belief that 2016 was a garbage-fire of a year. I have to say, for the most part, I agree. 2016 was rough for a lot of people for a lot of different reasons. But as I look back on the past year, on a personal level, I’ve had a pretty good year. 2016 was a year of growth and discovery for me and I will always be grateful for the lessons I learned.
Continue reading What’s in a Year?
Fall is upon us, and let me be the first to say: I am SO excited.
Fall is quite possibly my favorite season. And what is Fall without Halloween? Halloween is a great time for spooky stories, festive decorations, and of course, delicious treats!
In the spirit of Halloween, my partner-in-crime & I would like to share our most recent Pinterest Project:
Jack-O-Lantern Krisp Treats
Continue reading Jack-O-Lantern Krisp Treats
I was hit by something rather profound this morning and it really resonated with me, so please bear with me.
For my entire life I have dealt with self image issues (like a majority of today’s population I am sure). I have been camera shy, people shy, fitting room shy and event shy because I just don’t have that ‘perfect body type’ that so many women are supposed to have.
Having children has not helped that.
Continue reading A Lesson In Beauty
Are you looking for an easy AND healthy meal to make for your family tonight? Well, look no further! This Grilled Salmon & Rice combo is delicious and foolproof (which is a TOTAL win)!
Continue reading Grilled Salmon w/Avocado Salsa & Coconut Rice
Just so you know, in the future, you are going to screw things up. Like, ROYALLY. I mean, really big screw ups. Lots of them.
And that’s ok.
Continue reading An Open Letter to My 15 Year Old Self