8 Gorgeous New Ways to Do Easter Eggs

One of my earliest Easter memories is watching sharp pins being delicately pushed in the ends of an egg and then being shown how to carefully blow out the whites and yolk. We handled the fragile empty eggs with care as we dyed them. I recall we used ...more

The Campaign to Take Sexual Harassment Out of Show Biz

Playwright Julia Jordan leads the charge to change the sex-for-roles environment on and off Broadway. ...more

Why Isn't There a Brown Version of Taylor Swift?

In my opinion, there is no one who can hate on Taylor Swift (though Kanye definitely tried). She is young, fresh, fun and one of the only younger female artists who didn't originate from the Disney Channel or Nickelodeon. Boys love her, girls want to ...more

The Saddest Things About Spring Cleaning

It's the least-favorite time of the year: Spring cleaning. ...more

How to Get Information Straight From the Source

Ever read a post and think to yourself, "Why didn't she just talk to the person?" So much of blogging is insular—bloggers writing opinion, talking to other bloggers, blogging about blogging, or paraphrasing media sources. But if you want to ...more

How Tinder Plus Encourages Age Discrimination in Online Dating

If you haven’t heard the news about Tinder Plus, brace yourselves.The free dating app is going to be offering a new premium paid service. If you’re 18-29, you’re in luck! The service will cost a mere $9.99. But those of you about to celebrate the big 3-0? Well, you can kiss more of your hard-earned cash goodbye. You see, you’ll be paying $19.99 per month for the premium service....more

What Do You Miss About Being Pregnant?

Pregnancy is rough. It's hard on your body, it's hard on your emotions and it's just plain hard. But it's also an absolute beautiful time of life and one that, once you're out of, you kind of miss. Today, I'm focusing on the good parts of pregnancy, and sharing what other moms miss about being pregnant. "Me time. It's few and far between now that my baby is my number one priority!" –Katie R. "Eating whatever I wanted, and blaming it on 'cravings.'" –Claire D. ...more

How to Turn Your Hobby into a Career

It can be scary to step away from your steady job to follow your dreams, especially when the passions you want to pursue aren’t connected to a salaried check. ...more
@ApronWarrior BlogHer I am glad you enjoyed my post! It was inspired by my journey to start my ...more

Facial Exercises to Get Rid of "Resting Bitch Face"

Every so often when I'm at the computer, I look up, unwittingly catching a glimpse of myself in the mirror and am always surprised to see a furrowed brow and grumpy expression. I may be deep in thought, engaged in whatever it is I'm doing, but I look really pissed off. My 6-year-old granddaughter asked me recently what was wrong, to which I answered, "Nothing." I was sitting there reading peacefully, thank you very much. ...more
Mine is my trademark. RBF for life.more

What Do You Mean, "WHAT'S A HAM BALL?"

All my life I've thought everyone had ham balls at Easter. That is, until this week, when I casually mentioned to my co-workers my need to pick up eight pounds of chopped ham so my husband could make his most-coveted holiday recipe for my extended family. This is odd? Other people don't know what ham balls are?...more
I prefer savory, as well. I would be a baked kibbe eater, but only if the cinnamon were very light.more

Hang Your Peeps Love on the Wall With This Woven Craft

Nothing says Easter like Peeps candy. Even if you have never tasted the hot pink sugar-coated goodness of these little marshmallow bunnies, you are familiar with them. ...more

Being Sexually Submissive Doesn't Make Me A Bad Feminist

I would passionately state that I am a feminist. From day one, my mother raised me and my three sisters to believe that women could not only do anything, but that we could do it better than boys. She was pro-choice and discussed abortion at the dinner table. She marched in protests for the union she worked for. She encouraged her closeted lesbian friend to “come out.” ...more

Human Trafficking Hits Close to Home For One Blogger: 14-Year-Old Jewel Fitzgerald Missing

Human trafficking is something we often imagines happens in other countries, or at least far from where we live. But yesterday, the issue hit close to home for blogger (and former BlogHer Health Editor) Renee J. Ross, who reported that her teenage cousin had disappeared on her way to school on Wednesday morning. ...more
So very sad! Praying that Jewel is found, and that peace and comfort surround her family during ...more

Your Favorite Jewelry Piece and Why

I knew from an early age what I wanted to do and what career I wanted to go into. ...more

Catherine Willoughby, Duchess of Suffolk

The marriage of Charles Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, to his ward, Catherine Willoughby. To quote: According to Chapuys, Katherine and Charles Brandon were married on 7 September, almost certainly in London and very probably in the presence of the king. We can be reasonably certain of this because only three days later Brandon ‘supported’ the old Duchess of Norfolk when she stood godmother to the infant Princess Elizabeth ....more

Carrot Cookies with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting

Have you ever watched the show Impractical Jokers???...more

DIY Sharpie Pillow

I made this pillow using a sharpie and rubbing alcohol. It's a fun and easy project. See the tutorial at Mom In Music City....more

DIY Sharpie Pillow

Here’s an easy way to update a white pillow case. All you need is a sharpie, rubbing alcohol, ruler, medicine dropper or q-tip. I made my pillow case with two pieces of old fabric because my pillow was not your standard size. Of course, you can also do this with a t-shirt, cloth napkin, table cloth, etc. See the tutorial at Mom In Music City....more

3D Fiber Lash Mascara Review & GIVEAWAY!

*** GIVEAWAY DETAILS AT THE END OF THIS POST! ***...more

Oak Leaf Dairy Farm Visit – Baby Goat Cuddle Therapy Should Be A Thing

A few weeks ago a friend posted a photo on Facebook of her daughter surrounded by baby goats. I clicked the picture, which was geo-tagged, which led to a place name, which I then typed into Facebook and their page popped up. (Technology, man!) It turns out the place with the baby goats is called Oak Leaf Dairy and it’s only 20 minutes from my house ....more

Top 10 April Fools Pranks for Kids

April Fools Day pranks and tricks can be great fun.   I've always loved April Fools Day - lots of harmless fun and giggles.  Pranking my husband takes a little more planning, but the kids are just too easy to trick and they always reward me with squeals of laughter!  They also like to get involved and with my help, they play tricks on each other....more

Green Tea Coconut Oil Scrub

Short sleeves and skirts are approaching, and I don’t know about you, but my skin has seen better days. ...more