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Best 3 Summer Family Vacation Spots in the US

Best 3 Summer Family Vacation Spots in the US

Three US destinations made it to my summer family vacation short list this year. Each one provides the right combination of relaxation and fun for the entire family. Last mention before I dive in, book now, or soon, because these summer family destinations fill up 

5 Easy Ways to Add Ginger to Your Diet

5 Easy Ways to Add Ginger to Your Diet

While ginger root may not be new to you, using ginger weekly and sometimes daily for the purpose of easing digestive troubles, might be. If that’s the case, here are five easy ways to add ginger to your diet that I’ve found help digestion:

A Solution For Digestive Problems

A Solution For Digestive Problems

My journey to find a solution for digestive problems began after a colon resection and some other abdominal surgical rearranging. While my digestion was utterly brilliant following the surgery, four months later it wasn’t. Suddenly, I was plagued by daily digestive issues that affected my 

An Elegant Country House Hotel in the Cotswolds

An Elegant Country House Hotel in the Cotswolds

It’s charming, it’s luxurious, it’s an elegant country house hotel in the Cotswolds you won’t want to leave. In fact, it’s like the country house of a good friend with extremely good manners and taste. You’re beckoned in, offered something lovely to drink then served 

Don’t Quit: Why Challenging Yourself is Good For You

Don’t Quit: Why Challenging Yourself is Good For You

When all you want to do is give up, don’t quit. Challenging yourself is good for you. Recently, I was training to be a docent at a local art museum. The course was incredible. The content completely energising, but there were so many moments during 

The Best Way to Deal With Overwhelm

The Best Way to Deal With Overwhelm

There’s one way of dealing with overwhelm that’s gotten me back on track every time and I want to share it with you. Now it might sound a little odd at first, but it works. So settle in and read on! The next time overwhelm 

A Perfect Luxury Country Hotel in England

A Perfect Luxury Country Hotel in England

Not far from the Jurassic coastline in southwest England, is the perfect luxury country hotel.  Unassuming. 5-star. Summer Lodge is a friendly retreat set in the tiny village of Evershot perfect for the entire family. Voted the second best hotel in the UK in 2017 

Why to Let Go of the ‘New Year-New You’ Mindset

Why to Let Go of the ‘New Year-New You’ Mindset

  I was in Starbucks this morning and overheard a couple of people talking about their plans to ring in the new year. “I’m not into all that, it’s too crazy.” “What’s the point?” “I’m staying home.” “Maybe I’m getting old.” (this guy was about 

The Real Benefits of Matcha

The Real Benefits of Matcha

I’ve read a lot of posts about matcha, it’s benefits and why everyone seems to sum it up with one word: magical. Believe it or not, all of that wasn’t enough to get me to try the green Japanese powder, let alone even look for 

3 Inspiring Travel Destinations for Creative People

3 Inspiring Travel Destinations for Creative People

  If you’re a writer, artist, designer or someone simply looking for inspiration, here are a three inspiring travel destinations for creative people that deliver. Each one offers a kind of awakening, motivation, enthusiasm or elevation in thinking that inspires creativity to soar. All include