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 →

The Four Gifts of Christmas Takes Gluttony and Greed out of the Holiday season

Some people think holidays are the time to prove their love through a plethora of gifts. Regardless of their financial situation, they will purchase nothing but the best. Is a pile of gifts necessary? Can they get their point across with 4 presents? The origin of the 4 gift rule is unclear, but BBC featured... Continue Reading →

Deck the Halls with Do-It-Yourself Christmas Crafts

Hi my name is Patricia and I watch Christmas movies yearround. One of my favorite movies is Christmas with the Kranks. I love this movie because of Luther Krank's (Tim Allen) logic about Christmas. Luther is an accountant that can spot monitary waste a mile away. His disgust reminds of Ebenezer Scrooge. Except, he wants... Continue Reading →

A Very Monkey Christmas with Crafty Morning

Many of us, in the U.S., don't use our hands daily to make things like an artisan. The holiday season brings out peoples creativity. It typically starts with Halloween and ends with New Years Eve. In my family, Christmas is my time to shine. My husband doesn't want out tree up before Thanksgiving, but he... Continue Reading →

Are Retailers Purposely Selling Ugly Sweaters ?

Have you noticed stores are going out of their way to sell ugly sweaters? Year after year, ugly sweaters have gradually taken over the holiday season. In the past, you had to go to a Salvation Army, Good Will, or Thrift Store to find one. They certainly weren't form fitting. So, why are we buying... Continue Reading →

Today is Ice Cream Sandwich Day! The holiday started in the 1900s. It is celebrated every year Aug 2. The original sandwich was made with milk biscuits and ice cream. They quickly gained popularity, because they were cheap and portable. Today, ice cream sandwiches are not hard to find. Most convenient stores sell them. You... Continue Reading →

Get Ready for the 4th of July in Style

It's almost July and you know what that means in the United States. It's time to get ready for barbeques, fireworks, swimming and summer fun! As you all know it is officially summer and time to officially put your fall attire to bed. Holidays are a perfect time to in cooperate seasonal elements into your... Continue Reading →

MYS Reading List: Hollywood Holidays

A moment of realization forces people to take a hard uncomfortable look at their lives. This moment can come at anytime. When it strikes, you have to decide what you will do with the cold truth. Harper decided she could not continue feeling alone with Grant, her husband of twelve years, in the same room.... Continue Reading →

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