Amid a storm of media-stoked fear about traveling to this small Caribbean nation, we dug through the negative news and looked at the facts. What we found about the safety of visiting the Dominican Republic was equal parts reassuring and maddening. TL;DR – The statistics tell a pretty solid story. Wanderlust wins.
Views from the High Line: NYC History and Street Photography
Along the mile and a half of this elevated walkway, you’ll find beautiful views and a different perspective of NYC. Well inside of a decade, the High Line has transformed from insider jewel to highly trafficked tourist spot, but it’s still worth a visit during your trip to New York City.
Atlas Obscura’s 2019 Great Forgotten Garden Party at Untermyer Park
The event is as audacious as it is intoxicating, and if you’re in NYC or the Hudson Valley during the next Great Forgotten Garden Party, you really ought to get in on the fun.
Hotel Review: Star Prestige at the Iberostar Dominicana – Family-Friendly Luxury in the Dominican Republic
We vacationed at the Iberostar Dominicana in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Our family stayed in two connecting Star Prestige Junior Suites. Is this resort as luxurious and family-friendly as it claims to be?
Every Creator Needs a Unique Selling Proposition – Here’s How You Figure Out Yours
Can you explain your own personal unique selling proposition?
Alternatives to the Traditional Resume for Digital Job Seekers
A paper resume may no longer be enough. You’ll need to up your CV game if you’re serious about landing a new job or expanding your prospects, particularly in the high tech and creative fields, or in the wondrous world of startups.
Free Download! 👉 Personal Cashflow Money Tracking Spreadsheet Template
As a mom working full-time from home and a sometime-freelancer with various sources of income, money tracking is extremely important. To get myself on track, I created a personal cash flow spreadsheet, which I’m sharing in this post!
NYC For Families: Inspiration For Your Visit To The New York Botanical Garden
Spanning 250 acres, the New York Botanical Garden is a lush oasis in the Bronx, NYC’s northernmost borough. The grounds are breathtaking, and this iconic institution is a must-visit when you’re visiting the Big Apple.
New York City for Families: Plan your visit to the Guggenheim Museum
When you’re in the Big Apple, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum should be on your shortlist of landmarks to visit.
Revisiting Memories: Photos From Our Visit To The Thousand Islands
Straddling the US/Canada border, the Thousand Islands region sits on the Saint Lawrence River. This archipelago boasts over 1,800 islands, varying in size from barely-enough-room-to-stand to over 40 square miles. Whether you’re exploring on the water or spending time in the towns dotting both shores, there’s plenty to do and see in the Thousand Islands. […]
A Taste of Street Art (and Delicious Eats) in Atlanta
Some months ago, I spent a few days in Atlanta for work. A cursory search for offbeat and budget-friendly attractions showed me that Atlanta is home to a bevy of impressive street art, and I knew I had to make time to see some. With the limited time I had in the ATL, I was […]
Free Parenting Printable: Responsibility & Rewards Binder Kit
I’m all for incentivizing good and behavior. However, I kicked off this parenting gig being pretty lax about enforcing rules. In practice, I ended up exacting the most benign of punishments, often failing to follow through with both consequences and rewards. And so a few years ago, mildly annoyed by yet another request for a […]
Fairy Gardens: Getting Kids Started with Succulent Gardening
Succulents are a wonderful way to introduce children to the world of gardening! Putting together an indoor succulent dish garden with your little one is a great way to spend family time. Plus, indoor gardening as a learning activity is an exercise in creative expression that also doubles as an opportunity for kid-sized lessons in […]
Are you a new photographer? Here’s why the nifty fifty 50mm f1.8 lens is a must-have prime
After shooting with a nifty fifty 50mm lens, you’ll understand why it’s an essential part of many photographers’ gear bags— that goes for the novice and pro alike.
Destination Review: The Food, Entertainment, Beach, and Pools at the Royalton Riviera Cancún Resort and Spa
There’s so much that we loved about our stay at the Royalton Riviera Cancún! In this post, we’re going to focus on the property amenities, including the food. Find out what we liked (and what could be better!)
Hotel Review: Family Vacation at Royalton Riviera Cancún Resort and Spa
Coming from New York, Cancún proved to have the most affordable flight options for a luxury tropical vacation for our family of five. We’d be able to fly there and stay at an all-inclusive 4-5 star resort with family-friendly amenities. In addition to being within our allotted budget, the Royalton Riviera Cancun caught my eye.