It happened. I went to Las Vegas, and I hit the Jackpot! I didn't win money, or cars, or free hotel stays. Instead, I won the rest of my life. They say the best things happen unexpectedly--and that's true. I...
My husband and I have been shopping for a new house since January. I don’t know if you know this, but the housing market is currently terrible -- for buyers, anyway. Houses hit Zillow and Redfin and disappear within...
May 24, 2008. I’m 22, a freshly minted college graduate with an English degree and no job prospects. Jeremy, my groom, is also 22, also newly graduated, and also jobless. Our real diplomas haven’t even arrived in the mail...
I'm a huge Shonda Rhimes fan. When I tell people that one of my favorite shows is Grey's Anatomy, I usually get one of two reactions. Blank stares, or the question, "Wow, that's still on?" which is usually asked...
It's picturesque in my head. The kids are napping and my husband and I steal away to the bedroom for some alone time. I lock the door just in case. Anticipation fills my heart and my head. It's a...
Yay, it's that time of year again--that time when we all feel compelled to make a date night happen, even if we haven't gone out in months. I do like the Valentine's season; it's short, way over the top pink and...
Every August, my husband and I celebrate our friendiversary -- the month we met and became friends during college. I had just gotten back into town for classes and was starting my senior year of college; he was a...
"Mama, what's your name?," my precious, chubby-faced toddler asked me. I told him that my name was Reshae. "No, you not Reshae, you my Mommy!," he responded. At that point in my life, he was so right -- I...
Ten years ago, when I was 20, I traveled overseas for the first time to study abroad in London. I chose London because I love the Rolling Stones and I'm too dumb to learn another language, so it seemed...
I'll say it a little louder for you in the back: men suffer from depression, too! It often goes undiagnosed, hidden by society's pressure on toxic masculinity. The signs may surprise you and it often manifests differently in men....

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Halloween season is upon us, and with it come tons of fun events around the Scenic City. Grab your costume and get ready for...