Breast Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know (Part 1 of 2)

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, a national campaign created to increase awareness of breast cancer. Most people know that breast cancer is a common disease in the United States, but all too often women don’t take the time to truly understand the disease and know their own risk, or they forget to take theContinue Reading “Breast Cancer Awareness: What You Need to Know (Part 1 of 2)”

Health/Beauty Homefront

The On-Going Journey Begins

I have always said that I was a strong person, but the PTSD/TBI diagnosis and treatment process has almost broken me. I remember being so relieved when after over three years of living with my husband’s state of denial, we received a diagnosis. There was official proof that I was not crazy and that thereContinue Reading “The On-Going Journey Begins”

Health/Beauty Household/Food

Beat the Heat: Avoiding Food Poisoning

Summertime smells of picnics and barbecues. Any given day can be marked with smoke from backyard grills and dotted with families laying out blankets or gathering around park tables. Lurking underneath each gathering is the silent bite of food poisoning. It can strike at any time and affect anyone. It is important to be awareContinue Reading “Beat the Heat: Avoiding Food Poisoning”


Summer Skin Care for the Crunchy Mom

With the first official day of summer here, many of us run to our nearest Wal-Mart, Target, grocery store or commissary to stock up on those much needed essentials. Beach towels, check. Grill accessories, check. Umbrella, check. Sunglasses, check. Even with the promise of warmer weather and vacation time, many mothers still pause when thinkingContinue Reading “Summer Skin Care for the Crunchy Mom”