8 Ways to Spend Extra Time With Your Loved Ones

8 Ways to Spend Extra Time With Your Loved Ones

How do you spend time with the ones you love? Do you eat dinner together every night? Do you go on fun outings? For me, spending time with someone I love, my husband, starts with coffee. Growing up, I never really drank coffee and that was mostly because my parents weren’t coffee drinkers. We only served coffee in our house if we had guests over and I never had my first sip of it until I was in high school. When I started dating my husband while we were both in college, we would often meet up at coffee shops and work on our homework together. We both went to different schools, so we had a long-distance relationship, but we were able to connect by introducing each other to new things. My husband loves coffee and he encouraged me to try a new drink each time we hung out. Thanks to him, coffee definitely grew on me and with every sip I wondered how I had ever lived without it.

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My Family Heritage

My Family Heritage

Happy St. Patrick's Day! 

St. Patrick's Day is an Irish holiday and people who have Irish heritage celebrate in full force every year on March 17. I'm not Irish myself, but I do enjoy how festive everyone gets for this holiday. I mainly participate by wearing green so I don't get pinched! 

As St. Patrick's Day was approaching this year, I began thinking of my own family heritage and where I come from. From what I know through research and speaking with family members, my family background is mainly German and Russian. I believe that there is a little bit of Polish, English and maybe some French mixed in there as well. 

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