I recently read an article by Jeff Goins encouraging writers to listen to critics of their work. Criticism, said Goins, is what helps us to grow and improve our craft as a writer. It is what molds and shapes us into even better versions of ourselves, if we are willing to listen to it with… Read More The life-changing tool that no one wants to use
Today’s post comes from Jess Lander, and I’m so excited to share it with you! Jess is a freelance writer and digital marketer living in the Napa Valley. She will work for wine. For more tips on freelancing, you can visit her blog No Pants Freelance and follow her on Twitter @jesslander. The oldest excuse in the book for not traveling… Read More Four ways to fit in adventure around work
Christmas and New Year’s are now several weeks’ removed, and it’s given me some time to reflect. The topic of Christmas created a lot of tension in my family this past year – more specifically, where to spend Christmas. Ah, the dreaded newlywed dilemma. Which set of parents will get you on Christmas day?
I was eating dinner at a restaurant a few days ago. While I waited for my food to arrive, I took some time to look around the room and observe some of my fellow diners. What I saw was shocking.
I was featured yesterday on my friend Jess Lander’s blog, No Pants Freelance. Here’s a sneak peak of my article:
Four months ago, my husband and I went on our honeymoon in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. While there, we went on a hot air balloon ride, which was so much fun! (And that’s saying a lot for someone who is terrified of heights). We just got back from another trip to Colorado, this time for skiing… Read More An out-of-the-box adventure in the heart of Colorado
Three years ago, I found myself bruised and battered and lying handcuffed to a hospital bed.
The fall and winter of 2015 were nothing short of manic for me and my husband. Between planning for a late September wedding, a plethora of birthdays and anniversaries, and making the three hour drive to see my folks no less than 3 times between Thanksgiving and Christmas, by the last week of the year… Read More Why you should run away
Nestled in the heart of downtown Atlanta, Ponce City Market is one of the largest “adaptive reuse projects” in the area, and was listed in 2014 by Travel + Leisure as one of “The World’s Coolest New Tourist Attractions.” I got to spend the evening there a few weeks ago, to see if it’s worth all of… Read More A local gem hidden in the heart of Atlanta
My birthday was last Sunday. I woke up with such anticipation. I was going to snuggle with my husband, have a nice breakfast with him, go to church together, and then have some friends over in the evening for a potluck and outing to go see the last bit of Christmas lights in downtown Atlanta.… Read More How to never be disappointed again