Gift Ideas for Book Lovers

Reading is a necessary life skill. People, that are not illiterate, do it everyday. Some read with a purpose and others read for pleasure. Thanks to technological advancements, books are available in different forms. Paperback books and hardcover books are printed in bulk with printing presses. The amount of material used to make them and... Continue Reading →

White Day and Valentine’s Days are Yin and Yang

In the United States, Hallmark sells cards and gifts for almost every holiday...except White Day. To be fair, it is not an American holiday. Until 2017, I did not know it existed. Naruto Spinoff: Rock Lee & Ninja Pals created an episode called "White Day, Destroyer of Alliances!" that showed me how important it is.... Continue Reading →

Keep Track of Your New Year New Me Goals

New Year New Me is a few weeks away. Many people reflect on their year and determine what they want to fix next year. Unfortunately, New Year Resolution success rates are very low. Part of that stems from lack of planning and accountability. Although most of people walk around with mini assistance (smart phones/tablets/iPads), calendar... Continue Reading →

All I Want For Christmas

Have you ever seen Jack Frost? I don't mean the one about the father that turns into a snow man or the lad from Rise of the Guardians. I'm talking about the Christmas classic that usually comes on during the 25 Days of Christmas on ABC Family. In the movie, the town was very poor.... Continue Reading →

Top 10 Thanksgiving Menu for a Small Family

Cooking and baking are my acts of service. They are one of the many ways I show my family how much I care about them. During the holidays, I like to make a variety of food.  Since Thanksgiving and Christmas are so close, I like to prepare a simple menu that can be finished by... Continue Reading →

When Did Black Friday Become Black Novemeber

Not so long ago, Black Friday was a gruesome battle for savings. In the U.S., people impatiently waited for retailers to open their doors. The violent frenzy led to injury. On rare occassions, a few people passed away. The build up to the mayhem comes from marketing and a bit of luck. Ads and commercials... Continue Reading →

Making Christmas : Jack and Sally Gifts Ideas on Amazon

In my opinion, "Making Christmas" is literally about extending Halloween into December. Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King, tries to take Christmas from Santa Claus. Although he was enchanted by Christmas Town, he had to keep the spooky element from Halloween to get his admirers on board. The community plans and executes their hostile take over.... Continue Reading →

Mommy and Me No-Bake Valentine’s Day Treats

The season of love is coming soon. That's probably why kid-friendly Valentine's Day crafts keep popping up on my Facebook Newsfeed. These unsolicited posts made me think about tasty projects for my children. My eldest son loves to help me in the kitchen. Learning to cook is an importnat life skill. When I take out... Continue Reading →

Does Dumplin’ have Pocket Dolly?

Inspiration can come from unexpected places. After reading "Pocket Dolly Wisdom book – Wonderful, Witty & Wise," I started thinking about the Netflix's movie Dumplin' [It's based on Julie Murphy's book Dumplin', a 1# New York Times Best Seller]. Last December, my husband and I watched it. Well, I got 10-min into the movie, he... Continue Reading →

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