6 Ways To Make The Most Of This Thanksgiving

6 ways to make the most of this thanksgiving
What began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and the preceding year, Thanksgiving has taken a bit of a new direction over the years. Thanksgiving has become commercialized, like most holidays inevitably end up becoming, we all eat far too much (guilty as charged right here), and at some point, football gets added into the equation. Is there anything wrong with this? Not at all! For some families, they put their spin on Thanksgiving entirely. There isn't a Thanksgiving Read more [...]

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Adjust; verb; to change (something) so that it fits, corresponds, or conforms; adapt; accommodate. I've been thinking a lot about adjustments the last few weeks and the multitude of things that we all adjust to, no matter where life happens to take us. How long our commute to work is, where we live, how far away we are from family, the passing of an election year. These are all things that many people will adjust to depending on their circumstances.  So if we all spend a good chunk of our time Read more [...]

New Year, New You?

A new year. A chance to reinvent yourself into the "best" version of you. According to StatisticsBrain.com, roughly 45% of all Americans make a new years resolution.  At the top of the list of tings that people wish to improve with themselves you will find "lose weight," "getting organized," and "spend less, save more" just to name a few. Percentage of people who achieve their new year's resolution? 8%. I'm sure I'm not the only one who sees social media flooded with the promises from people Read more [...]

Don’t forget India

This morning I found myself falling back into an old habit; mindlessly scrolling through Facebook while I wake up. I stumbled upon a comment in a military spouse group I'm a member of "Congratulations to all those selected for Quantico!" I flew out of bed as if the house were on fire. I scrambled down the stairs with my eye mask still halfway over my right eye, one sock missing and my pajama pant leg pushed up I was a sight for sore eyes. My heart felt like it was going to beat out of my chest while Read more [...]