Kate Carter on Moms and Voting

Kate Carter votes

The following is a guest post from Kate Carter, the wife of Jason Carter (grandson of President Jimmy Carter), who is the democratic candidate running for the office of Governor in the state of Georgia. As moms, we cannot be apathetic to the voting process.  Whatever your political affiliation, it is your duty to be [...]

Three ways to save time in the kitchen + Giveaway #DDDivas #cascadeshiningreviews #sponsored

Maria and Cascade Platinum

This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Cascade. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine. Remember last month when I told you about how I learned about Cascade Platinum and it’s no-rinse, works-even-on-baked-in-grease, formula?  Well, I’m here to tell you it gets [...]

Atlanta’s Best Apple Orchards, Pumpkin Patches & Other Fall activities

Guide to 2014 Atlanta Fall Activities

I’ve been reading it on Facebook, overhearing the questions at the playground, and getting texts and messages about it for several weeks now.  Where are the best apple orchards?  Is there a pumpkin patch that isn’t an hour away? What Halloween events can I attend so my kid gets to wear her Elsa costume a [...]

Celebrate 2014 Holidays at Universal Orlando Resort

Family Forward photo

This summer I had the opportunity to visit Universal Orlando Resort for the very first time during the fabulous Family Forward conference. (We were given discounted tickets and accommodations as part of the Family Forward conference fee.) My family and I were able to soak up the thrills and chills (Diagon Alley will definitely give [...]

I am a survivor of domestic violence

face of domestic violence

I remember the first time he hit me. It was an open-handed slap to my left cheek that hit me with such force it made my ears ring. I remember stumbling backwards, holding my stinging face, shocked that a man I thought I loved had struck me with such rage. But that blow wasn’t the [...]