President Obama And First Lady Host White House Halloween

By | October 31st, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Events, Family, Holidays, News, Women and Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

President Obama And First Lady Host Halloween and Trick Or Treat Event At The White House for Children and Families, live on Periscope.

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The Remarkable History of Halloween: Unique Origins of a Favorite Festival

By | October 29th, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Family, Featured Author, Holidays, Women and Culture, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ah, Halloween – my favorite day of the year. Halloween marks the transition between the light of fall and the darkness of winter, between the plenty of the fall harvest and the scarcity of winter, the transition between life and death. Halloween has become one of the most beloved holidays in American culture. Rooted in ancient lore, traditions and beliefs, it's origins and history go deep.

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The Grape Escape: A Girlfriends Getaway to Napa Valley

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Family, Food & Drink, Popular, Relationships, Review Headline, Top Stories, Travel, Women and Culture, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ingredients: 2 women, 1 car and over 300 wineries. Add a few days to enjoy a mud bath, a hot spring dip and plenty of wine tasting, and you have the ultimate Girlfriends' Getaway.

Livin’ La Vida Gringa: Life as an American Expat in Mexico

By | October 14th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Culture & Life, Family, Featured Author, Popular, Retirement, Spending, Top Stories Headline, Travel, Women and Finance, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

After an agonizing year of trying to save my sinking financial ship, I decided to make a complete 180 in my life. I sold or gave away most of my belongings, packed up what was left in a trailer, and moved to Baja California, Mexico.

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Collateral Damage of Divorce: The Loss of Family and Friends

By | October 11th, 2016|Categories: Culture & Life, Family, Featured Author, Popular, Relationships, Top Stories Headline, Women and Culture, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

If marriage is one of the most complex relationships, then it should be no shock that divorce be equally intricate. It is thought that somewhere between 45% and 50% first-time marriages end in a divorce; rates are higher for second and third marriages.

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Changing Zip Codes: What I Learned From Moving 10 Times in 7 Years

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Business & Finance, Career, Culture & Life, Family, Featured Author, Opinion, Parenting, Women and Business, Women and Life|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In seven years I've had ten addresses in seven states. I'm not a fugitive, I'm an Air Force veteran married to an Active Duty Air Force officer. I've had many blank moments at gas stations when prompted to enter my zip code, the numbers blending together on the most tiring of days. Yet, over all this time, with all these moves, I've learned a lot about myself and the world. I'd like to share a few of the lessons.

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