Are Americans Ranting Too Much on Social Media?

Are Americans Ranting Too Much on Social Media?

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A few nights ago, a group of countries reached a treaty with Iran to start working on its nuclear stuff. While it is newsworthy, I don't have any idea what happened or its impact on me or my neighbors. Sure, I can parrot back news headlines and … [Read more...]

Can Women Have It All?

Can Women Have It All?

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This week has been full of interviews! I've felt a like a "modern day woman": going to the big city, feeling all "femme fatale" driving my new car in heels, having great job interviews, listening to jazz on my way home, putting on an apron and trying … [Read more...]

5 Thanksgiving Gameday Food Ideas

5 Thanksgiving Gameday Food Ideas

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One of the best things about Thanksgiving is football! I love cooking all morning, eating a big meal, and then watching football all afternoon! Here are three ideas to help make your Thanksgiving afternoon and evening game day … [Read more...]

Why Women Relate to Amy Robach

Why Women Relate to Amy Robach

Breast Cancer Awareness

Today on Good Morning America, reporter Amy Robach revealed that she was diagnosed with breast cancer after she got a mammogram on GMA during the kickoff of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Amy was a regular substitute anchor on GMA while anchor … [Read more...]

5 Easy Waterproof Halloween Costumes

5 Easy Waterproof Halloween Costumes

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It seems that Mother Nature doesn't understand that on Halloween the weather needs to be nice. Last year, Superstorm Sandy postponed Halloween on the East Coast. I posted a few at-home Halloween party ideas, since so many people were stuck at home. … [Read more...]

To College Students

To College Students

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I was in school at the University of Louisville for five years, getting my undergrad in music education. I did all the "normal" college things: went out with friends, went to class most of the time, had fun, and learned a lot. I graduated in 2012 and … [Read more...]

Are You Passionate About Education? If So, Give Me a Chance!

Are You Passionate About Education? If So, Give Me a Chance!

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I was born to be an educator. I really never stood a chance of not being in education. My dad taught for 20 years, is nationally board certified, and has a PhD in education. My mom is a reading specialist and preschool teacher. My brother is a … [Read more...]

New Perspective on Life with Chronic Pain

New Perspective on Life with Chronic Pain

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I just got off the phone with an HR guy from a bank. It sounds like someone there might want to interview me! We shall see...!  All this "I might get a job" stuff has gotten me thinking, though: I'm not done revamping this site or writing my … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday!

Throwback Thursday!

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It must be the educator in me, but I figure Throwback Thursday should be about more than sharing selfies I took six months ago! While this is all factually accurate, it's not incredibly detailed or massively academic. If you want to go learn more, … [Read more...]

Grade School Government: Shutdown Edition

Grade School Government: Shutdown Edition

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There has been so much press and media coverage about the federal government shutdown that, in all honesty, I was going to ignore it and let everyone else blog about it. But then it happened and it looks like it's here to stay for a while, so that's … [Read more...]