FEBRUARY BLOG SERIES: Love · guest writer · Love/Marriage · Mental Health

Guide to True Love No Matter the Season [Guest Post by Abbey]

Hello There! Welcome to my February LOVE series! I have asked some other bloggers to help me out this month and tell me what love means to them! I have a treat for you today! Abbey writes a no-nonsense piece about how to guarantee yourself the best that love has to offer. You can find… Continue reading Guide to True Love No Matter the Season [Guest Post by Abbey]

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Cocktails · DIY · guest writer · Lifestyle

Small Scale Home-Brewing: Getting Started the Thrifty Way [Guest Post by Hollie Stephens]

How to get started with small-scale home-brewing (for busy thrifty people) Say 'homebrewer' to most people and they will think of a neighbor with an enormous garage filled with kegs. Someone who has entire Sunday afternoons to while away lovingly scrubbing glass demijohns, undisturbed by family members or other niggling items on the to-do list.… Continue reading Small Scale Home-Brewing: Getting Started the Thrifty Way [Guest Post by Hollie Stephens]

guest writer · Lifestyle · People Helping People · Travel

Volunteering Abroad [Guest Post by Astrid Halliday]

Hello! Today I am sharing with you a piece about volunteering abroad written by travel author Astrid Halliday. Astrid shares her love of travel with the world and debunks myths that travel is only for the wealthy. She has articles all over the internet about her travels, sharing tips and tricks to see the world… Continue reading Volunteering Abroad [Guest Post by Astrid Halliday]

Blogging · Lifestyle · Mental Health

5 Ways to Unplug Daily (Without Missing Anything)

There is a lot of press lately about taking mental health breaks from your mobile device. Finally. People are starting to realize that you need to get that phone out of your hand every once in a while and interact with the world. This is key in keeping a good balance of mental health. I… Continue reading 5 Ways to Unplug Daily (Without Missing Anything)

Lifestyle · People Helping People · Social

One Kind Act: The Art of Being Neighborly

Hello there! Today I want to talk about being neighborly. People as a whole aren't as involved in their neighborhoods as they were when I was growing up, and I find that to be a terrible thing indeed. There are many advantages to knowing your neighbors. Neighbors are not only people that are close to… Continue reading One Kind Act: The Art of Being Neighborly

Diary of a First Time Homebuyer · Finance · Lifestyle

Diary of a First Time Homebuyer: Bumps in the Road

Hello there! Welcome to the fifth installment of my blog series, 'Diary of a First Time Homebuyer'. In this series, I am documenting my journey as my husband and I purchase our first home. For those of you just tuning in, you can click on the link above, or search in the drop menu in… Continue reading Diary of a First Time Homebuyer: Bumps in the Road

Food · Health and Wellness

Manuka Honey: The Miracle in My Cupboard

I am sure you are all aware of the benefits of raw honey. It soothes a sore throat, helps with coughing, and people have been eating raw honey for a host of other reasons for many generations. I am here to talk about a specific variety of honey native to New Zealand. Manuka honey is… Continue reading Manuka Honey: The Miracle in My Cupboard