Summer is in full-swing and while we relish long, sunny summer days and time outdoors, all this fun in the sun can take its toll … especially on our eyes.  Sand, pool chemicals, sunscreen and even the sun itself can cause red or irritated eyes, or worse. So while you’re laying at the beach, hanging…

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I love a wall full of photos and decor in a home. There’s just something personal about it that lets me know more about a person. Now that we’ve moved into a new home, I decided to redo my personal space. My favorite piece that everyone seems to adore and…

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Before the baby comes, you agonize over the details.   Breastfeeding versus bottle-feeding, choosing baby clothes, and diapers.  Here is a brief primer on cloth vs. disposable diapers. Cloth Diapers Advocates of cloth diapers point out that modern cloth diapers are almost as convenient as disposables.  There are cloth diapers…

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Leather furniture is great for so many things. For starters, it’s great for children. It doesn’t matter if they spill their cup or leak body fluids, clean up without stains is a breeze. Over time though, your leather can start to wear from cracks to tears. Luckily, I found out…

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As the third oldest city in South Carolina, Georgetown is full of hospitality and rich southern history. Some historians claim that American history began in 1526 with the earliest settlement by Europeans and African slaves being in Georgetown. With its beautiful moss covered oak trees lining the streets of plantations,…

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1997. Arusha, Northern Tanzania. In a dusty beer joint. I remember that I caught myself laughing. Embarrassed, I looked around to see if anyone had noticed. But no one was looking at me. For some reason, they didn’t find it strange that a mzungu was laughing at their joke in…

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When I first saw the preview for Table 19 I thought it looked good. Though I never made it to the theaters to watch I knew I would have to check it out. Anything with Anna Kendrick usually wins me over. She’s spunky, witty, and hilarious. I received a copy…

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Flying can either be the most stressful or most relaxing part of a trip. From crushed legs to no water, you can’t help but feel frustrated. Luckily JetBlue was one of the many sponsors on my trip to South Tahoe and I learned 3 incredible reasons to fly JetBlue in the…

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