holidays

Girlfriend Gift Guide: Accessories

Every Christmas, I have to listen to my family friends go on and on about how hard I am to shop for and how they never know what to get me because I have everything.  While I certainly don’t have everything and I don’t really need anything, there are always a few cute little things […] Read more…

Tips on How to Blend Family Holiday Traditions

Growing up Baptist in Newark, NJ, I didn’t know much about Judaism.  But after 16 years as a part of my husband’s family (he’s Jewish and African-American), I’ve learned that cheese kugel tastes very much like baked mac and cheese, how to sit shiva and that my mother-in-law is the queen of kvetching (love you, […] Read more…

4 Things That I’m Thankful For

As the holiday season begins, I wanted to share a few things that I am thankful for: 1. The 2012 election cycle is over As a resident of Ohio, I was bombarded with political ads for almost a year.  By the time it was all said and done, my daughter could tell you all of […] Read more…