Living With Anxiety

Living With Anxiety

By Alicia Taylor I don’t look like anything special. No one would take notice of me walking down the street at all. I’m nondescript. That sums me up in a nutshell. However, I suffer from a silent illness that only my closest friends know I have. It’s a mental illness that I have battled most […]

The Importance Of Autism Awareness Through A Mother’s Eyes

The Importance Of Autism Awareness Through A Mother’s Eyes

By Alicia Taylor Autism has become such a buzzword today that it’s practically a household word. Words like Asperger’s syndrome slip off people’s tongues in casual conversation. In fact, so many people know it that many people don’t take it seriously anymore. I recently read a touching a news story about a girl who ordered […]

People Should Not Have To Sacrifice Freedom To be Safe From Rape

People Should Not Have To Sacrifice Freedom To be Safe From Rape

By Alicia Taylor Have you seen all the advice to women to keep themselves and avoid getting raped? 1. Make sure your windows are locked so that no one can sneak in. So much for opening the windows come spring time to blow out the winter doldrums. 2. Never walk alone. Forget about that much […]

Product Of My Generation

Product Of My Generation

By Alicia Taylor Lately, I’ve been doing a lot of soul-searching and really examining my life and its twist and turns. Why has my life been so different than what my parents raised me to be? It has had its ups and downs. This life has known its share of experience building poor decisions. Like […]

What Makes Me Spicie?

What Makes Me Spicie?

By Alicia Taylor What makes me Spicie? 1. I stand up for what I believe in. I may not believe what you believe, however, I am not one of those women that will agree with you in order to keep the peace. I have a right to my opinions, thoughts and feelings. Guess what? A […]

Ladies in the Limelight: Spicie Vegetarian Singers

Ladies in the Limelight: Spicie Vegetarian Singers

By Alicia Taylor Joan Jett, Alanis Morissette and Joss Stone are three incredibly talented singers that light up the stage with their own distinctive styles of music. Joan Jett is known for being the bad girl of rock and roll, belting out hard driving, strong female vocals to rock and punk rhythms. Alanis Morissette became […]

Valentine’s Day: The Art Of Dating On A Shoestring Budget

Valentine’s Day: The Art Of Dating On A Shoestring Budget

By Alicia Taylor It’s the big day of the year that makes all the lover’s hearts go thump.  Couples stare dreamily into each other’s eyes and swear undying forever devotion. My idea of a perfect Valentine’s evening is staying home with my man and playing some Xbox together.  Hey, it’s our thang.  However, I have […]

13 Ways to Save Money in 2013

13 Ways to Save Money in 2013

By Alicia Taylor   It’s a new year and many of us are still feeling the holiday crunch.  Maybe that savings account is looking a little bleak.  Shaving a little off here and there can make the difference in the long term.  If you can afford to sock away your savings and put them into […]

The Christmas Spirit Foundation: Bringing Christmas To Troops Abroad

The Christmas Spirit Foundation: Bringing Christmas To Troops Abroad

By Alicia Taylor Many of us spend the Christmas holidays separated from our families by miles of distance.  We know they are safe.  We know that they, too, are celebrating around their own tree and, hopefully, missing us as well.   However, some of us have military family members stationed overseas.  They miss their homes […]