School is out soon…..the kids are on a long-awaited summer break but as parents and caretakers…. we are not. It would be nice wouldn’t it? Even though school is about to conclude, we have to remember to continue the communication with the folks that they are with 8 hours out of the day, 5 days a week. Continue reading
Citiparks Summer Food Service Program provides healthy and delicious breakfasts, lunches and snacks to all children up to 18 years old as well as mentally disabled individuals up to 21 years old.
This service is made possible by funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Continue reading
I remember growing up and patiently waiting for our pear tree and our grapes to ripen. I loved the taste of fresh fruits and vegetables. I’ve grown to realize that a lot of our fruits and vegetables have pesticides and hormones in them and they seem to go bad so quickly. A top of that I’m not a fan of melons and fruits without the seeds in them……I just got fed up with supermarket fruits and veggies. I found reprieve in going to the Farmers Market. If anyone else feels the way that I do or just would like fresher fruit and would like to attend these local farmers markets, here is a local listing for Pittsburgh, PA: Continue reading
Bubble gum, bubble gum in the dish……how many pieces do you wish? Police lady, police lady do your duty ‘cause here comes the lady with the African booty. She can wiggle, she can wobble, she can do a split but I bet you $5 she can’t do this………! Continue reading
It took me a long time to realize that couponing wasn’t just for the elite but for those who needed to save money and indeed my family fit into that category with no question. With five growing children and a dog, I found that my grocery budget fluctuates like a Verizon bill (that is ‘sick of paying bills’ humor). Now I admit some months are better than others, for my family the winter time is always the most expensive. Those 2 hour delays and school closings surge the bill up. Continue reading
Peace and Love to you family! Let’s use this pagan holiday known to all as Valentine’s Day to reminisce and talk about the history of Black Love. This beautiful feeling that we call love stems all the way back beyond the time that we can even fathom. We used our love as strength, bonds, stability and much more. Continue reading
We all have had our fair share of vehicles. Rather they are not the best working or the fact that they are just too small for our big or growing families. Due to this being the beginning of the New Year and the start of tax season, a lot of families are looking for the perfect vehicle to get their family from point A to point B and off of public transportation (we all know that lugging kids on a full bus is in no way shape of way fun…an adventure but not fun).. Continue reading