The day started out normal enough. I woke up, as usual, before my alarm. Looked to my left. No one there, but I’m used to that. My husband always leaves for Camp Tanuga, where he is one of the … [Read more...] about “Fell On Black Days”
Sum Of This, Sum Of That
We first met Marla Michele Must on location at a park in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. Marla contacted us to see if we'd be interested in being featured in an article for which she was being … [Read more...] about Adoption is a work of heART
When I was in line at the drug store the other day, the guy in front of me was noticeably irritated. It seems he had to wait a few minutes before the cashier got to her register, so he got annoyed. I … [Read more...] about Mean People Suck
We just celebrated Rosh Hashana. Rosh Hashana always falls in the fall. It’s either “early” or it’s “late,” but it’s always in the fall. Apples and honey, the shofar and the Torah: Rosh Hashana marks … [Read more...] about What Are You Going To Do?
There’s an old organizational rule that says “If you haven’t worn something in over a year, you no longer need it.” I've seen that “rule” in fashion magazines countless times, but I never liked it. … [Read more...] about “Cleanin’ Out My Closet”
When I turned 40, I wrote a post called On Turning 40. I think that’s what messed me up. If I hadn‘t written that one, I wouldn’t feel the need to write this one, but I did, so now I do. I have … [Read more...] about On Turning 45
I recently did a cleanse, for 7 days. No gluten, dairy, sugar, coffee or alcohol. I lived through the journey on the Dim Sum and Doughnuts social media channels, but I didn’t get into specifics. Below … [Read more...] about Coming Clean: The 17 Most Asked Cleanse Questions
The first Marine I ever met was a friend of my brothers. Marines weren’t exactly plentiful in the suburbs of Detroit during the eighties, so I didn't meet one until I was in high school. Where I … [Read more...] about “Remember The Heroes”
Dear You, On March 23, 2016 we came out with the post Lose Yourself. It was an announcement post of sorts: We decided as a family we were going to take a shot at branding Dim Sum and Doughnuts. … [Read more...] about Thank You Note
This past week I got together with Danielle Herzog, and she came up with a game for us. Danielle Herzog is the blogger behind Martinis and Minivans. It's a blog for anyone who has ever needed a … [Read more...] about Do you know what movie this is from?