Modern society expects too much from mothers, which in turn makes us put too much pressure on ourselves. Here's how to take back your power and sovereignty.
Love magical realism fantasy books? Check out my top 10 here!
Think you have writer's block? Think again! Writer's block doesn't exist and here's why...
Take a fun quiz to find out which fictional TV or movie witch you are!
This article is all about the highly-rated "Cotton Family" series by Nicole Canfield—the settings, the main characters, and folklore that inspired the acclaimed supernatural thrillers' magical realism are discussed in detail.
Maybe you were diagnosed with IC, but the diet and symptoms don't fit the diagnosis. Could it be something else like a recurrent infection? Find out here.
When we think of infections that IV drug users get, we think of HIV. But there are so many other infections IV drug addicts can contract that can be potentially life-threatening. Here are just a few.
A brief history explaining the origins of mummers, guising, trick-or-treating, and other seasonal festivities dating back centuries to ancient times. These traditions also span cultures across Europe.
Have you recently found out you're pregnant, and you have to work the night shift? Don't fret! Here are some tips to help you and your baby survive and thrive, by someone with real life experience.
Learn how to throw a decadent 1800s Victorian-themed party for your next birthday, bridal shower, baby shower, or Halloween party. Ideas for decorations, menus, costumes, games, and more.
Are you ready for the future of partying? Learn how to throw a blast of a futuristic cosmic party with tips on food, costumes, decorations, music, and more!
Are you pregnant and think that you may have the stomach bug? Read on to learn about signs, symptoms, and what to do when the illness comes on strong while you've got a bun in the oven.
Your child has head lice and you can't seem to get rid of it. What do you do? Just live with the little buggers? Here's my tried-and-true tips on how to get rid of head lice once and for all!
Fifteen men on a dead man's chest...yo ho ho and a bottle of rum. Want to learn what it would be like to be a pirate? Learn what pirates ate, what they did for fun, and how they lived in the past.
Looking for tips on throwing an amazing '70s-themed birthday or Halloween party? Look no further! Find ideas for themed party food, decorations, costumes, invitations, music, and more right here!
Guinea pigs can get overheated very easily. Here is a step-by-step guide to caring for your overheated guinea pig.
The dreaded care plans in nursing school make every student want to run for the hills. I am sharing some tips with you that no one told me while I was in school. Learn how to write a good care plan!
If you are starting out in nursing school or just want to know how to improve, check out this list of 5 tips on how to be successful in the clinical setting.
You've just been accepted into nursing school. Congratulations! Now you need to know what supplies you'll need for your education. Here is a thorough list from a recent nursing school graduate.
If you just got into nursing school, here are some tips on how to survive it...from someone who has been there and done that!
Have you experienced hair loss with the Mirena IUD? So have I. And I have also found ways to promote a healthier head of hair, as well as hair growth, after the Mirena IUD has wreaked its havoc.
In the relaxing, creative world of ASMR, there are hundreds of what are referred to as "triggers" to help you relax and feel those head tingles. Find out if one of these triggers will do it for you!
Are you a tea lover? Read this article to learn of the best store-bought tea brands and flavors...divided by best flavors per season!
The Mirena IUD promises to prevent pregnancy for five years. But what about the side effects that thousands of women experience every year? This article is based on my experience and research.
Find tips and hints on where to shop for the cutest and funkiest '50s dresses, shoes, and accessories for women. Take a trip back in time and have a sundae at the Soda Pop Shop!
Have you heard of the talented singer/songwriter Lana Del Rey? Perhaps you want to grab her style and learn how to dress like Lana Del Rey. Read to find some tips on how to get her cool, retro look.
If you're anything like me, sometimes you have a major craving for something sweet in the morning. Check out these options for unique pancake toppings and crazy waffle toppings!
Many people experience signs and symptoms of depersonalization disorder and never realize it. Take the Depersonalization Disorder test and see if you have this dissociative disorder.
Is your little girl in need of some new dancewear? Check out these options for the best dancewear for girls, including the best tights, leotards, tutus, dance shoes and more!
Maryland Blue Crabs, oysters, and seafood galore. Maryland's cuisine is not one to ignore. Check out my guide to some of the best traditional dishes from Southern Maryland.
It's Fondue night! Grab your friends and family and your fondue set and have a cheesy blast! Set up your own fondue bar this Friday night within your budget and with ease.
Romantic ladies reminisce about the Victorian era and feminine days gone by. Learn how to incorporate Romantic era fashion into your modern wardrobe without looking like a blast from the past.
Perhaps you are obsessed with fairies. Now you want to know how to look like a fairy. You may even want to know how to dress like a fairy. Find some magical fashion tips here!
Is there a difference between a common hangover and alcohol poisoning? What are the symptoms of a hangover versus alcohol poisoning?
Find out some potential causes, related symptoms, treatments, and self-help regimens to unravel the mystery of the "lump in the throat" phenomenon.
Check out these ideas for a 1960s-themed party. Whether you're going for a hippie style or mod style, you'll find some groovy ideas for decorations, food, costumes, and more!
So what the heck is ASMR? Is it beneficial and real or just another crazy trend? Let's take a look at the world of ASMR, the theories and potential benefits behind it. You may find out that you yourself are indeed an ASMR-er.
If you find yourself at a grandparent's house this season and don't know what to do, try going for a walk, lending a helping hand, or brushing up on your family's history. Here's a list of ideas.
So who exactly is the tooth fairy and where did the tooth fairy legend come from?
So why not throw a 1950s theme party for yourself or a loved one? Use the 1950s theme for a birthday party, anniversary party, graduation party, Halloween party, or just for the heck of it. Check this article out for hip tips on 1950s theme party decorations, food, costumes, and more.
You are in pain and possibly bleeding after a colposcopy, and you want to know why and how to treat it. In this article, I will give you some potential causes for the pain and bleeding and some simple ways to ease the pain.
If you're throwing a 1940s-themed party for a birthday, anniversary, etc., you've come to the right place. Let's talk about decorations, costumes, and food for a rockin' 1940s party.
The 1930s was a decade in which many people in the United States lived in poverty. The Great Depression was in full effect, but still there were those who wouldn't let the Depression get them down. Show your support for the beauty of the 1930s and recreate this mysteriously lovely decade at your...
Whether you're throwing a Halloween party or a Season Premiere, read on for some easy and fun tips on how to throw a Walking Dead party. Zombie decorations, costumes, and food included.
You can be unique, creepy, and stand-out amongst your friends with a Victorian Lady ghost costume.
Halloween is a time to be creative and cute, at the same time. If you've been thinking about dressing up in a fifties housewife costume for Halloween this year, why not try it with a sinister twist? Put together a simple and unique costume - go to a Halloween party or to your office in a dead...
There are dozens of adult Halloween party themes to choose from, but probably the simplest and most fun theme is a Haunted Mansion Party theme. In this article, I'll show you the easiest and most creative ways to turn your home into a Haunted Mansion Party spot, as well as give you some advice on...
Come with me for a few minutes into a world where there is real vampires and therefore real vampire blood...and let's see what would happen if the drug V did indeed exist.
The world's biggest snake ever lived only a few million years after the T-Rex. This prehistoric monster snake is called Titanaboa because it was a Titanic-sized boa constrictor!
Whether you are a witch or simply want to dress like one, there are actually different styles of dressing like a witch. So pull up a well-worn broom and we'll take a flight into the night and ultimately learn how to dress like a witch.
The question is how to avoid drunk mistakes. To altogether avoid any drunk mistakes would mean that you would NEVER drink alcohol again...but that's not fun at all! So let's forget that statement and move on to some ways to avoid drunk mistakes while still drinking and also learn how to sober up a...
Why not throw a Strawberry Shortcake birthday party for her this year? Preschoolers and even grade school girls will enjoy a strawberry shortcake birthday party with matching decorations, activities, and cake.
If you live in Maryland or a state that gets its own decent supply of blue crabs, you should think about having your own Maryland crab feast this Summer. Pitch the hamburgers and hot dogs, and have your next family cook-out gathering Maryland-style with a Maryland crab feast!
Here are some crazy and creative burger topping ideas that might inspire you to grab a grill, a spatula, and some burger ingredients ASAP!
Retro kitchens, especially 50s kitchens, can be cute and more-than-practical. And the 50s kitchen colors in any modern kitchen would make for a fun, retro spin and brighten up anyone's day.
So what did people eat in the 1940s? Here are some typical meals, menus, and recipes from that era.
Before going out and buying laxatives, stool softeners, or enemas, try some natural and tasty home remedies to help with your constipation. There are many foods you can incorporate into your diet to both prevent and relieve constipation.
What did people eat in the 1920s? Learn a little bit of history with food in the 1920s and also see an authentic 1920s menu of food with recipes!
Sookeh! You love her on True Blood. You love her sexy, sweet, innocent-yet-not-so-innocent style. So why not emulate that style and learn how to dress like Sookie Stackhouse herself? It's time to stop admiring Sookie Stackhouse and start giving her a run for her blood!
Nothing is more darkly romantic than a Gothic Victorian gown. Whether you're going to a special Gothic event or merely just taking a stroll in your local graveyard, here are some intriguing ideas for the perfect Gothic Victorian gown.
Dermatillomania is a disorder in which one has the urge to pick at one's skin, especially in times of anxiety or stress. I've experienced this condition since I was a child.
How did the field of nursing go from a criminals' career to a modern-day hero's career? There were many women (and men) who have helped in facilitating the improvements and great strides toward success in the field of nursing in the past one hundred and fifty years. But just who were these great...
What young woman didn't love the movie Mean Girls? Any fashionable young lady would also have noticed the trendy, fashion-forward outfits in Mean Girls worn by Lindsay Lohan, Amanda Seyfried, and Rachel McAdams. Want to try to mimic their hot Mean Girls clothes?
Whether newly made or authentic vintage, The Notebook fashions are out there and ready for you to put them on and be transported back in time to the 1940's setting of The Notebook.
Learn of some of the best books about fairies for young adults on the market today. Join me in a world where fairies exist and fill our minds with sugarplums and mystery. You might just find that the fairies have been waiting to pull you into their realm...
What is the difference between BLS and CPR? Which class should I take to get certified in CPR?
Steampunk. What on earth does this word mean and how is it considered a new fashion craze? Steampunk is a subgenre of a couple different types of fashion styles and cultures. To me, steampunk is a crazy concoction of Victorian style, Gothic style, Alternate History, Science Fiction, Fantasy, and...
This year for Thanksgiving why not try out a fun and Thanksgiving-themed Thanksgiving scavenger hunt for the children? If you have a lot of children in your family that will be gathering for Thanksgiving, a Thanksgiving scavenger hunt can be the perfect game to keep the kids active and entertained.
Having family over for Thanksgiving this year? Try out some Thanksgiving party games for adults and Thanksgiving party games for kids to keep the holiday exciting!
Thanksgiving is coming up and you might be in charge of Thanksgiving dessert. Maybe you're looking to bake a Thanksgiving dessert that is outside of the box this year? Ditch the boring ol' pumpkin pie recipe that everyone uses every Thanksgiving and go with a more creative Thanksgiving dessert this...
You're looking for a tattoo and want it to be a cowboy tattoo. Now you just need a unique cowboy tattoo design. Check these cowboy tattoo design ideas out!
Some pirate-themed tattoo ideas to show off your love of pirates.
If you are a parent of a teen or maybe a teen yourself, you probably know at least a little bit about the stress that goes along with high school rumors. High school rumors are just another form of high school bullying and there are ways to support your teen and/or keep yourself sane during a time...
Not sure what you want to be this year for Halloween? Why not dress up as the life force on which we live and survive? Why not honor the earth by dressing in a mother earth costume or mother nature costume? The mother earth costume and mother nature costume are unique and beautiful costumes that...
Find answers to your question "why are my boobs so sore?" Also find out the best way to treat your sore boobs here.
Have you ever wondered why you have such an itchy buttocks? Well, there are various reasons for a case of itchy buttocks, most of which are no big deal. You can breathe a sigh of relief now.
If you love The Addams Family as much as I do, maybe you should think about dressing your family up in The Addams Family Halloween costumes this year. Not only are The Addams Family Halloween costumes fun to wear, they are easy to find and even easier to create for yourself!
Looking for a top ten list of the best family Halloween movies for this Halloween? Take it from a mother and wife and check out this top ten list of tried and true best family Halloween movies!
What better way to express your Sagittarian pride than to get an archer tattoo? If you're looking for some awesome and quirky Sagittarius tattoo ideas, you've come to the right place.
Mexican Day of the Dead tattoos have become a coveted design for both guys and girls. Before you ink, you'll want to do research and educate yourself on their meaning and history.
The Clueless movie fashions were bold, cute, and super trendy for the 90s, but is there a way to dress in Clueless outfits today in modern times? Like, Whatever! Of course there is...with a little creativity, sense of style, and inspiration from the Clueless girls themselves.
Halloween is coming up rapidly and you're looking for some awesome vampire costume ideas for women.
New to the Rockabilly scene? Are you dying to learn how to do your hair in those hot retro Rockabilly Pin-up hairstyles? No problem!
Looking for awesome, unusual mermaid tattoo designs? Maybe you'll find some inspiration here. I've collected some beautiful ideas that are sure to spark your interest and creativity.
For those ladies out there who are in love or thoroughly obsessed with the 1950's decade, why not try to put together a 50s housewife costume for this Halloween? This same 50s housewife costume could be used for a 50s themed party, as well. Check out the awesome fifties housewife costume ideas here!
Looking for fresh ideas for a cute or dark fairy tattoo? Here, you'll find many photos and ideas for inspiration.
What exactly are parabens, and do they cause cancer? Parabens are found in most widely-manufactured lotions, shampoos, conditioners, and moisturizers.
These days many Halloween costumes for kids and teens are not age appropriate. If you're looking for ideas for age appropriate Halloween costumes for kids and teens, here are some wonderful and affordable ideas.
Blood gives life and can also take life away...and as long as there have been humans with blood pumping through their hearts and vessels, there have been humans with an unquenchable thirst...or an undeniable obsession with blood. Perhaps one of the most notorious people in history known to have had...
Are you dying to find out where you can go hillbilly handfishing? How do you sign up for noodling catfish with the guys from Animal Planet? Find out here.
Are you a single Rockabilly and looking for a date? Find Rockabilly Dating options here.
Throw a True Blood Party for Halloween this year! Get some ideas for a True Blood Season Premiere or Finale Party here! Fangtasia and Bill's House themes, as well as menu ideas and costume ideas.
Would you get in a muddy river and stick your hand into a hole under the water in order to pull out a catfish? Believe it or not, this is called handfishing and is something that many people are doing these days!
Whether you're going for an ultra-bloody vampire bloody banquet theme or maybe a super gorey butcher party theme, the "Bloody Banquet" Halloween party will prove to be a party to die for!
Hawaiian flowers and lilies make for beautiful body art pieces and can be personalized to mean something special to you.
Are you a Truebie like me? Maybe you're looking for a True Blood tattoo idea that is both sinister and succulent? I've surfed the web and done some serious research in order to find the hottest and most seductive True Blood tattoos and True Blood tattoo ideas out there.
In love with the New Girl, Zooey Deschanel? You also love her style, so follow my tips to get Zooey Deschanel's style on a budget.
Why not dress up as the sweet, psychic southern belle Sookie Stackhouse for Halloween this year? It is not very difficult to find the perfect, quintessential Sookie Stackhouse costume.
What were sharks like in prehistoric times? Were they bigger? More aggressive? Did they look totally different or were they exactly the same?
Are you an emo girl looking for the quintessential tattoo? Check out these ideas for emo everything: hearts, stars, song & poem lyrics tattoos, and more!
Is anyone else tired of the same old boring hot dog toppings - ketchup, mustard, and relish? If you are tired of the blase condiments on your hot dog, try out some of the craziest hot dog toppings ideas yet! Go South American, Texan, or even Chicago style for a creative and unique twist on the...
You have the rockabilly clothes, the rockabilly tunes, and the rockabilly attitude, but you need the rockabilly hair! In this article, I will give you instructions and tips on how to do your hair in different women's rockabilly hairstyles.
According to an ex-thrift store employee, there are five rules to thrift store shopping. Anytime you are in a thrift store doing some shopping, you need to keep these rules in your mind,
Typically when we think of murderers, we think of men. But that's just not fair because the women can be just as cruel. Let's check out the stories of this Millennium's most famous and infamous female killers.
Dictionary.com defines a gypsy as being "a member of a traveling people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and traditionally live by seasonal work, itinerant trade, and fortune-telling." But a gypsy is so much more than this...
A short story series about people meeting fairies. This story is about a young woman who meets the "queen fairy" of a grapefruit tree in her backyard.
The U.S. is experiencing a crisis - a prescription drug addiction epidemic. Here's the truth about pain pill addiction.
Sometimes we find ourselves asking why do we need family? There are at least ten reasons why we need family, and here they are.
If you own a cat or dog, you may have encountered a problem in your household with some pesky little critters commonly known as fleas. As embarrassing as this problem may be, there is a way to rid your house and pets of fleas once and for all!
Was Billy the Kid really a hardened criminal murderer or was he merely misunderstood? Was Brushy Bill Roberts really Billy the Kid?
Old Hollywood quotes from Jean Harlow, Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn, Mae West, and Ingrid Bergman.
Did you know that it's possible to get addicted to nasal sprays? Unfortunately, I learned this the hard way. This is what I did to break my dependence.
Our married lives tend to begin feeling stale or boring (yes, I said it...don't judge me...you know it's true!), but I believe it is because we forget about that spark that we once had with our spouses. All we need to do is re-kindle the fire, right? Well, I have thought long and hard and I have...
What better way to celebrate a big event than by throwing a party, roaring '20s style? No one partied better than the flappers and dapper men in the underground speak easies, during Prohibition.
There are many reasons why you should NOT get a private student loan. If I can warn you about one thing, avoid Sallie Mae's private student loans at all costs! And here's why...
Living in the Medieval times was no simple feat for any class or culture of people. In addition to pillagers and thieves, political corruption, and ongoing famine, the people also had to suffer through infectious diseases that were untreatable and inevitably incurable. Had the doctors of the...
Ten of the most nostalgic and unique antique and vintage recipes from grandma's antique and vintage cookbooks. Green Tomatoe pie, Lobster Cocktail, Lemon Coconut Bars, Fried Chicken Maryland, Butterscotch Parfait, etc.
Out of all of the infamous pirates that tormented the oceans for hundreds of years, there had to have been some female pirates, right? Right ye' are!
For centuries, In an over-populated musical world of men, most of the extremely talented women have been left in the shadows...in the dust. However, within the past thirty years, strong female musicians have emerged. They are rising out of the musical grave that we as women have been burried in for...
What about redesigning your kitchen in retro 1950's style? You could have a rockin' red and aqua atomic kitchen...or perhaps even a mid-century yellow & black kitchen? You can make your vintage style kitchen dreams come true...with a little bit of patience and effort.
Many nursing mothers wonder what are the best foods to eat in order to give their nursing baby the best nutrition possible. The possibilities of nutrition are not as limited as many new mothers might think. The key is to test out different types of foods and your baby's reactions after nursing.
The number one positive attribute of owning a Ragdoll cat is their docility! Ragdolls are exactly what you would picture them to be...loving and playful. They are also very calm and relaxed, which plays into the whole docility thing
Lately I have taken notice of a huge trend sweeping through the NFL's fields...long hair! Rough and brilliant athletes wearing their hair in long locks? Is this insanity? Is this feminine? Somehow, no! And it seems that more and more football players are popping up from every team, displaying their...
There are certain ways to handling judgmental family members, which I will share with you...based on my experience. Each of these ways have consequences, both good and bad
In order to be a truly Rockabilly at heart, you need to be submerged in the Rockabilly spirit and know what it truly means to be Rockabilly. Dive into the rockabilly roots and a deep love will grow in your heart and mind for the culture, which will lead you on your way to true 'billy-dom.
Bipolar disorder is more than difficult for the person diagnosed with the disorder, but it is often not discussed that it may be even harder on their family and friends. There are ways to cope with someone who is bipolar.
Rockabilly clothing for men can be found newly manufactured and can also be found in rockabilly vintage form, from the forties and fifties. Did you know that there are different styles within the Rockabilly style itself? Whatever style Rockabilly you are, there is something online to fit your...
Have you ever taken a look at your grandma's old photos and been inspired to find a similar vintage style or look? I encourage you to do that, and find my examples useful to aid you in creating your own vintage style using your own family's old photos.
Do you consider yourself to be Rockabilly? Or maybe you just love the rockabilly style and flair? Well, this winter you can stay warm and still be "cool" by picking yourself up a rockin' Rockabilly style winter coat.
Not only was Lucille Ball an amazing actress and comedienne in the 1950s, she also had impeccable style. In this Stuck in the '50s Hub, I will show you where you can shop and how you can shop to emulate some of Lucy's most dainty and timeless vintage looks.
Learn how to make the best authentic blue crabcakes. Learn where to buy maryland blue crab meat, too.
Here is a list of my top five favorite online stores in which to purchase quality vintage and rockabilly fabric.
Want to find the best rockabilly clothing for women online? Check out my rockabilly fashion suggestions here!