Author Archives: Makasha Dorsey

MMT: Jiffy Pizza Crust Mix

Monday Meal Tip: Busy moms may not always be able to make pizza dough from scratch so I suggest trying Jiffy Pizza Mix (affiliate link). For less than a $1 (depending on where you shop), you can have dough for semi-homemade pizzas. My boys like it when we separate the dough to make individual pizzas—we

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How Will You Be Remembered?

Today marks the first anniversary of the King of Pop’s untimely death. Since then, more than 4.31 million Michael Jackson records have been sold. This Is It (affiliate link), a compilation of footage of the star’s rehearsals from what was supposed to be his final tour, “became the highest-grossing concert movie of all time, earning

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Importance of Exercise

The Importance and Benefits of Exercise

  As the wife of a collegiate level strength and conditioning coach, I am constantly informed of the importance of living an active lifestyle. However, I did not realize how being sedentary could adversely effect my life until I read The Toll of Sedentary Living in chapter 5 of “An Invitation to Health” (Hales, 2009).

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The Faith of Barack Obama by Stephen Mansfield

New York Times Best-Selling Author, Stephen Mansfield’s “The Faith of Barack Obama” is a respectfully written, almost unbiased commentary on the Presidential hopeful’s often misunderstood personal faith. In what some consider a controversially titled book,Mansfieldtakes the reader on a journey through Obama’s cultural, ethnic and religious lineage in an attempt to bring clarity and understanding

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Momma So Fine: Expand My Territory, Not My Weight

This morning I started reading "The Prayer of Jabez" by Bruce Wilkinson.  Its not my first time reading it.  I just need a refresher on how to increase something besides my ever-growing waste line. My baby boy is 17 months old so the "baby fat" excuse no longer works.  I’m 5’6" and I weigh –

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