Jessica Nix

Jessica Nix
Jessica is an American Muslim convert who became a first time mom in the middle of quarantine. She loves to spend her time reading, going out for walks and bike rides in the summer, and loves trying all the new restaurants within Fargo-Moorhead. She is currently working on her Islamic teacher certificate for Ribaat institute. She lives with her Ghanaian husband and daughter in Moorhead.
Apple recipes for fall.

4 Apple Recipes to Try This Fall

It's that time of year when apples are in abundance! Perhaps you have your own tree, pick apples from an orchard around town, buy from a farmers market, or just at the grocery store. Wherever...
gestational diabetes

My Journey with Gestational Diabetes

There I was sitting in the clinic laboratory waiting area, waiting for the next blood draw to see if I had gestational diabetes. Thankfully I took a book with me to read. I was in...
Seafood in Fargo.

Best Seafood Restaurants in Fargo

Living in the Midwest, we are so far from the ocean. It can be hard to find good seafood —and I'm not talking about Red Lobster. Although growing up that was our go-to! Thankfully, Fargo-Moorhead...

My Favorite Places in Moorhead

I have lived in the Fargo-Moorhead area over 20 years. But I am new to Moorhead, having only lived on this side of the river for a few years. I almost feel like Moorhead is...

We Don’t Celebrate Halloween: What We Do Instead

When you think of Halloween, what things come to mind? For me it's candy, costumes, Hocus Pocus, and parties. I have so many good memories of all the Halloweens of my youth. And yet now that...
Reduce grocery bill.

Ways to Reduce Your Grocery Bill

With the rising cost of food recently, you might be thinking of ways to reduce your grocery bill.  And I'm not an expert by any means, but I wanted to share with you some tips...
Fall recipes, baked apples.

3 Fall Recipes That Are Easy AND Fun!

Fall is in the air! The nights are getting colder, the air smells sweet and crisp, the leaves are changing colors, and the kids are back in school. This season brings so much fresh and...

Top 10 Things to Pack for a Hospital Birth

What do you really need to pack in that hospital bag? We do so many things to prepare for baby to arrive, and this is often question that comes up for first time moms.  Here...