DID YOU KNOW? 1 in 8 couples struggle to build a family and 7.3 million American women experience difficulty in conceiving. Infertility does not discriminate based on race, religion, sexuality or economic status. You never know how badly you want something until you are told that it may not be possible. It is up to all of us… Continue reading National Infertility Awareness week is happening now April 23-29, 2017
Something that is very near and dear to my heart. Whether or not a woman wants to have children is a very personal decision. Unfortunately, it’s also one of those things that everyone seems to feel empowered to comment on. People react to the idea of women not having children with total disbelief, shock, and… Continue reading Things to NEVER say to a child-free woman
Magic’s Lemon bars Ingredients: 1 cup unsalted butter, melted ½ cup powdered sugar 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour Lemon filling: 2 cups sugar 4 tablespoons unbleached all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking powder 4 eggs 6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice ½ teaspoon fresh lemon rind Directions: Preheat over to 350 degrees. Mix together butter, powdered sugar… Continue reading Magic’s Lemon bars
Filing for Veteran’s Administration (VA) disability compensation *Disclosure: these opinions and personal experiences are my own and I do not work for the Veterans Administration. Where should I start? After retiring from the Air Force I still ran into a challenge; filing for VA disability compensation. So I thought I would share my experience in… Continue reading Filing for Veteran’s Administration (VA) Disability Compensation
As I sit here sipping on my coffee, looking out the window thinking about all the wonderful things that 2016 provided my family and I. The birth of our 2nd miracle baby, my Air Force retirement, my family, their health, and their safety. It occurred to me how fortunate I am. My blessings are countless.… Continue reading To Our Military Members & Their Families: Thank You For Your Service
Being a mom is hard. Having a new baby who sleeps during the day and wants to stay awake at night is hard. Having a toddler who is into everything is hard. Having a preschooler who doesn’t care that it was supposed to only be the “terrible two’s” is hard. Dealing with fighting elementary age… Continue reading Being a mom is hard.
The fashion style of a 22-year veteran. I retired from the Air Force earlier this year (April 2016). The one thing that I did not plan on doing after retirement was starting another job. I happen to land a pretty decent gig, that I couldn’t pass up. Why not start another retirement right? Well to say… Continue reading The fashion style of a 22-year veteran