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Oh, the wonders of the shore tour...
In a few months, my husband and I are taking the trip-of-a-lifetime--to Paris! We are bringing our baby daughter (we'll see how she fares on the transatlantic flight...), and plan to spend a week exploring the not-so-touristy parts of the city (we visited Paris many years ago, and saw a lot of the "must-see" things, like the Louvre--but then I got debilitating food poisoning, so my memories are hazy).
My dream has always been to take a trip…Continue
In many military communities, Mary Kay, Stella-and-Dot, and other direct-sales parties are very popular. It is a way for women to get together, shop and have fun at the same time, especially in areas where there may not be very much else to do! Recently, I discovered a new kind of party--the fundraising party.
Bead for Life is a nonprofit organization that aims to help eradicate poverty in Uganda by hiring women to make colorful paper beaded jewelry. The women are trained in business…Continue
My husband and I are on vacation with our infant daughter in Grand Cayman, and while it has been a wonderful, relaxing way to spend time together (and get away from the chaos of the Navy life), and introduce our winter daughter to warm climates, I have been thinking a lot about blessings on this trip.
While getting my daughter arranged in her beach tent our first day on the beach, a shy, young security guard asked how old she was. "I miss when my daughter was that age," he said. We…Continue
Lately I have been thinking a lot about the amount of time I spend on my iPhone. I check my email constantly, multiple times an hour; I read the news; I text friends; I take photos of my daughter; I look at baby apps and shop Amazon. I even watch television shows on my phone. My husband, rightly so, often get annoyed when I pull out my phone, because it takes my attention away from other things and keeps me out-of-the-moment.
Don't get me wrong--I think technology can be a great…Continue