Anniversary Baes

Today is our wedding anniversary (7 years), not to be confused with our dating anniversary in July (which will be 9 years). It’s been a lot of ups and downs, ┬ábut mostly ups. A lot of ups. Of course, weathering multiple losses, job changes, family issues, and burying a child are a part of the … More Anniversary Baes

Chalk and Crayons

Lately, I’ve been teaching Bear more of his numbers, shapes, and colors, in addition to what he learns at school. I’m proud to say now he can count up to 30 and he knows his American alphabet pretty well. While he’s at school part-time, he’s with me (us) full-time for the remaining days of the … More Chalk and Crayons

Natural Hair Care Review: Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Leave-In

Can I tell you how much I love this leave-in? I have reviewed quite a few leave-ins on here but this is actually one of the best ones and I honestly can’t rave about it enough. In fact, it’s so great, I use it on my entire family (except Sushi because, well, reasons…). So, let’s … More Natural Hair Care Review: Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Leave-In

Russian Soul Sunday: Maple Pork Chops and Parmesan Corn on the Cob

Okay, so I’m not entirely sure either recipe would actually be considered soul food (and definitely not Russian food) but when pared together, it’s like an orgasm in your mouth, yo. So, I’m not going to be fancy and show you the play-by-play (I think one of the sites I link to does), but I … More Russian Soul Sunday: Maple Pork Chops and Parmesan Corn on the Cob