15 Tips for Traveling to Bruges and London, with Two Sixes

My husband and I just got back from an amazing trip to Bruge and London! We did a lot of things right this time, and we screwed some things up as well. Since I felt like I wasn't able to find a lot of practical tips before we left, I'm anxious to tell you what we learned! I imagine many of these tips will be appropriate for other international travel, but since our trip was so specific, I don't want to generalize....more
Karen Ballum And the cookies are delicious! (Especially the macarons from the little shop in ...more

Adventure Monday

I have Mondays off, and I generally like to enjoy the company of my friend Debby on those days. We find a place to hike for a bit, or visit a park, or whatever. Then we'll do some shopping or grab some lunch and a cocktail. She's always up for a bit of an adventure, so sometimes we end up in unexpected places. Today was an unexpected places Monday, for sure....more
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Feel Better Tea

I am not sick. But Chris has a pretty horrible sore throat, and I took him to the doc in the box yesterday for a strep test (Negative.), so I had to sit in the waiting room with all of those other sick folk. But I was a bit off-kilter today. Physically, I felt like I was walking through mud. Mentally, I was as fuzzy as a peach. So even though I'm not sick, I stopped at the grocery on the way home from work to grab supplies for Feel Better Tea. If I'm not sick, Feel Better Tea will keep me from getting there as well as it helps me feel better quickly when I *am* sick....more
idyllicchick What? He won't drink it? Wow. I'm surprised. You're the picky eater in the family, lol.more

Blogs Changing My Life

The lesson here, kids, is to write and post. Even if you don’t think people are listening, they are, and you are changing their lives. Sometimes a little, sometimes a lot. Maybe for a day, maybe for a lifetime. Because you have the power of blog. ...more

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