The movie, American Sniper, was one of the highest grossed films of 2015, raking in over $337 with thousands and thousands of viewers! Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Bradley Cooper as Kyle, the film garnered six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actor! While the movie was fantastic, do you know the man behind […]

For many families Easter is a very religious holiday that celebrates the day that Jesus was resurrected from the dead three days after crucifixion. It is common to observe Easter Sunday with attendance to a church service followed by an Easter egg hunt for the children. However, plenty of families of a different faith or without […]

Happy April!! Some of you may know that April is Autism Awareness Month and we are celebrating all month long. Sunday April 2nd, was World Autism Awareness Day. There were so many landmarks around the WORLD that were lit up blue to raise awareness for Autism. It makes me so happy that people are doing […]

Si Robertson, from T.V.’s DUCK DYNASTY, is well known for his duck calls and green cup….but what many may not know is that Robertson is a Vietnam Vet, serving in the United States Army for 25 years!!! Robertson’s duty assignments included South Vietnam, Germany, and Ft. Polk, Louisiana. He was a Materials Specialist throughout his career. […]

This Military Monday, we recognize Bea Arthur! Bea Arthur is best known for her roles in popular television shows “Maude” and “The Golden Girls”! What you may not know is that she was also a truck driver and typist in the MARINE CORPS!!!!! Bea Arthur enlisted in the Woman’s Reserve at the age of 21 […]

Usually, for Military Monday I highlight a well known celebrity, athlete or political figure. This Military Monday I wanted to highlight someone who isn’t one of the above but he was a soldier and currently in the public eye for bravery and strength! NOAH GALLOWAY!!! Some of you may recognize him from his appearances throughout […]

March 22nd is an unofficial holiday that was created to help encourage people to take the day off to do unproductive things.  Meaning don’t clean your house, run errands, pay bills or etcetera.  This “holiday” is intended to get you to go out golfing, swimming or whatever strikes your fancy. When it comes to goofing off, my kiddos […]

Learning about our American History is just as important as being educated about the present. John F. Kennedy was our 35th President of the United States from 1961-1963. He was the youngest man elected to office, but his time was cut short when he was assassinated in Dallas, TX on November 22, 1963; making him […]

Joy Bright Hancock, also known as Joy Bright was born May of 1898.  She joined the United States Navy after graduating college in 1918.  Joy became an Officer. She was one of the first women to hold a regular commission in the United States Military.  Joy worked for the United States Navy at a variety of duty stations; […]

Rainbows and pots of gold filled with treats at the end of said rainbows are the norm every St. Patrick’s day. There’s candy, green beer and lots, and LOTS of corned beef and cabbage! But this year in an effort to eat healthier we created our own rainbow… Rainbow pizza that is! Look those gorgeous, beautiful colors! Anything […]