MLK Day

MLK Day

The United States has three people with a national holiday to honor them:  George Washington, Christopher Columbus, and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. In 1979 U.S Representative John Conyers (Michigan Dem) and US Senator Edward Brooke (Mass Republican) introduced a bill to Congress to make Martin Luther King Jr. Day a national holiday.  The bill(…)

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Five Reasons I Hate Elf On The Shelf

Five Reasons I Hate Elf On The Shelf

Every holiday comes with a tradition that we merely tolerate because of the festive connection. How many of us REALLLLY like eating turkey? Be honest, out of 365 days of the year we only pretend to like turkey and cranberry sauce for about 4 hours.  I We secretly wish it were a Chick Fil-A #1 with Polynesian(…)

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Five Voting Facts You Might Not Know

Five Voting Facts You Might Not Know

In 2016 we vote for our 58th President of the United States. Hopefully everyone is exercising their right to vote. It wasn’t an easy road to get here. Checkout these voting facts: 1.) Passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920, the 19th amendment granted women the right to vote. The 19th amendment guarantees(…)

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To The Moms Who Stay Silent Against Social Injustice

To The Moms Who Stay Silent Against Social Injustice

Since it’s 2004 inception, Facebook has grown to become a popular medium to express social concern. When terrorists bombed Paris, everyone changed their profile pic in support. When a lion in Zimbabwe was killed, the Cecil movement began. The Orlando shooting at a gay nightclub, Boston Marathon bombing, mass school shootings….all horrific events, all protested(…)

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How To Get Puppy Dog Ears On Snapchat

How To Get Puppy Dog Ears On Snapchat

I love that so many of my old friends are getting excited about Snapchat. Now that we’ve established some of the basics, time to dive into the fun stuff: Snapchat Lenses. Lenses are basically creative filters for selfies. You’ve seen em: puking rainbows, flower crowns, and puppy dog ears. For women under 25, the puppy(…)

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Snapchat For Old People

Snapchat For Old People

According to Bloomberg, Snapchat has passed 150 million users a day. That’s more than Twitter (136 milli estimated). Not bad for a social platform birthed less than 6 years ago. In this short time frame, Snapchat has built it’s $19 billion network on the popularity of young users. Website,  comScore.com estimates  69 percent of U.S. smartphone users(…)

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