Build a DIY Birdhouse in 7 Easy Steps

Birdwatching from afar with binoculars is one way to go. Watching these little feathery friends in your own yard is even better! Attract birds to your backyard and garden with these 7 easy steps. Make a DIY birdhouse, then watch them show up! This bird house makes a great...

Urban Gardening | Build a Vegetable Garden on Your Balcony

Even if you’re an urban gardener with little space, you can still benefit from growing a city vegetable garden. A window, balcony, patio, deck or roof receiving six or more hours of sun is all you need, in addition to a few containers. The urban gardener can enjoy a...

Visiting a National Park this summer? – 25 Do’s and Don’ts

It’s time we all had some reminders about the do’s and don’ts when visiting a national park. Truth is, 99% of the social norms and expectations that fall into ‘national park etiquette’ are really just mean to keep you, the wildlife, and the environment safe.  That’s it.  But when...

Visit Venice for FREE at home! – Virtual Tours

If you can’t travel to Venice, Italy in person, enjoy some amazing virtual Venice travel online from home. Here are suggestions for amazing things to explore. I hope you take advantage of some of these delightful online resources to explore Venice virtually. You don’t have to wait to be...

Want to try your hand at calligraphy? Here’s how to get started…

Social distancing and self isolation have left many of us looking for ways to occupy our time and lift our spirits. Calligraphy has been ‘having a moment’ for several years now, but with the current lockdown situation, it’s more appealing than ever. “Mindful calligraphy, modern calligraphy, calligraphy therapy –...

Summer travel and COVID-19: 12 products to keep you safe and comfortable

These are the 12 things you need if you’re traveling during the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) this summer, including a Phonesoap sanitizer and face masks. As states lift their stay-at-home orders after months of quarantine, more and more people are beginning to venture out. But they aren’t just heading to the...

101 Fun things to do in Charlotte NC

With amusement parks, art museums, soulful entertainment, exciting sports, delicious dining & more, you’ll never run out of things to do in the Queen City! Whether you’re looking for unique culinary or brewery experiences, museums, live music, shopping, sports, outdoor adventure or family fun, Charlotte’s got it going on....

Overwater Villa In Bora Bora for $136 A Week!

After taking my first trip since the coronavirus outbreak began in the U.S, I have the travel bug back.  I’m ready to book travel for enjoyment again, and hope it returns soon.  Last night, I got a text from a friend about a crazy deal for the Intercontinental Bora...

How To Get On A Flight Without Paying – Travel Hacks

Wondering just how some people manage to sneak past the many layers of security and human interaction to board a plane without buying a ticket? Thanks to a recently published report from the TSA we can see just how one woman managed to pull it off in Orlando. The...