Last year I hired a marketing consultant. Let’s call her Melanie. Initially she was quite helpful, but lately she’s been harder and harder to reach. Every time I ask her how she is, I always get some variant of “I’m good, just super busy – I’m always working these days!” At first, I fell prey… Read More Don’t fall prey to the mystique of a glamorous life
Since 1999, an interesting little holiday has been celebrated by children-at-heart around the globe on the first Saturday of every October – International Frugal Fun Day. Today’s post is in honor of that, and hopefully, it will inspire you to find your own frugal fun this weekend.
It’s been awhile since I’ve written about travel, so I thought that’d be a good topic to round this week out. In honor of our summer Airbnb guests who recently left, I’ve decided to write about an experience that I had traveling with Airbnb several years ago.
Well, I did it! Yesterday I got to witness my first total solar eclipse. It was everything I’d hoped for and more. As we sat there in the moments leading up to the totality, we marveled at how unchanged everything looked. The sky was still blue. The air was still warm and bright, even when… Read More My eclipse adventure!
This Monday something extraordinary is happening – for a few minutes in the middle of the day, the moon will completely block out the sun.
We’ve had three Colombian exchange students staying with us for the better part of the summer. As their time with us is drawing to a close, I find myself becoming more and more nostalgic. I remember when they first arrived in our apartment. The first few mornings, I offered to drive them to work, just… Read More A call to let your heart expand
A long time ago, I read a story about a little boy and thousands of lost starfish. Some sort of tragedy had happened – I don’t remember what it was at this point – and countless starfish had been stranded on the beach. With no way to get back to the water, they were all… Read More Finding your starfish
Well, summer is definitely winding down. Most teachers are already back at school, and their students will be following them soon. While I will miss the lazy afternoons spent by the pool, I’m not too heartbroken, since fall is far and above my favorite season of the year. The change of season means it’s time… Read More Fall bucket list
Happy independence day! Whenever I think of the fourth of July, I always think of one thing – fireworks. Curious how other countries celebrate their independence day? Click here for the 8 most interesting independence day traditions around the world.
Our nation’s birthday is just around the corner! Many people enjoy celebrating this holiday quietly with friends or family. If that’s you, more power to you. However, many others like to go out and enjoy, among many other things, a big fireworks display on independence day. If that’s you, I’ve already done the legwork for… Read More Things to do in Atlanta for the 4th of July