balancing work and travel

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

My last post got me thinking. There are so many things that can get in the way of travel, especially if you work full time. Between limited time off, soul sucking organizations like Sallie Mae and too many commitments, seasons fly by, weekends meld together and before you know it, planes have flown without you […]

blog carnival: from the beginning

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

This post is a part of 20SB’s Looking Back Blog Carnival, and Ben & Jerry’s is awarding free ice cream to lucky bloggers and readers! This month’s theme is “Looking Back” and we are to post something from when we first started blogging. It’s always strange to go back and read things you have written […]

some blog awards

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

I semi-recently received some blog awards by a couple of fabulous bloggers and I am finally paying it forward… Alanna at Pretty How Town gave me One Lovely Blog Award. Per the rules, I am passing this on to 15 other blogs I have newly discovered, so here goes… My Beautiful Adventures The Q Family […]

a blog award

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

The lovely Lacey Bean of The Perks of Being a JAP passed along the Honest Scrap award to me! I am so honored, she is one of my favorites. The rules are … [1] Choose a minimum of 7 blogs for brilliance in content/design. [2] Show the winners and let ’em know. [3] List at […]

boston globe travel show, busyness and vlogging

Friday, February 20th, 2009

This weekend is the Boston Globe Travel Show at the Seaport World Trade Center. When I saw that someone tweeted a promotional code for a free ticket, I didn’t hesitate to get one. For my weekend, I have high hopes of spending tonight doing my taxes, spending Saturday taking my cousins to the Museum of […]

my little link bureau

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

I know I am really crossing the point where it is old here, but I read so many great resolutions recently that I thought I would dedicate this week’s roundup to some of my favorite. So here goes. Christine at Almost Fearless shares her inspiring goals Sara at My Checked Baggage is learning slang When […]

blog awards

Wednesday, November 26th, 2008

It is the day before Thanksgiving and it seems timely that Complement Week at 20SB is huge and Jamie at oh! how lovely! included the blogging community in her list of things she loves about blogging. Among many things, I am thankful for my blogging community and the fact that I received two more blog […]

travel gear tuesday: a good playlist

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

There has been a lot of talk on music lately. Between the awesome conversation started by …the almost right word on 20SB on the best songs of the 90’s (and raych, K7 – brilliant) to Nerd’s Eye View’s recent roundup of headphones, there is no doubt that being equipped with a good playlist is an absolute necessity […]