As a resident of Baltimore, Maryland and having felt the imminent threat of Superstorm Jonas looming over our city, I went to the nearest supermarket and stocked up on snacks, water, and tons and tons of alcohol. While shopping, my husband begged me to make chicken fajitas. I complied for one simple reason: it's easy. I knew Jonas was going to keep Ryan and me locked in the house, but I wanted to … [Read more...] about The Easiest Chicken Fajitas Ever [Video]
Archives for January 2016
I think Valentine's day could be an incredible day for some couples. It's a day for people to appreciate the person in their lives and show them that you care. However, what I see more often for V-day is more lazy attempts at the holiday such as chocolate and a teddy bear or a dinner date. Is this really how you showcase your love for someone? Valentines day should be the one day of the year where … [Read more...] about 8 Epic Valentines Day Surprise Ideas
When you were younger, you probably watched movies and TV shows about people that had exciting jobs and careers. You knew in your heart that this was the type of lifestyle you wanted; you desired to see the world in all it’s splendour and glory, making each new day an adventure. Then, as you approached twenty-five, you realized you had been working in an office for nearly four years after leaving … [Read more...] about Awesome Active Careers You could Sign Up For Today
When I first started telling people I was thinking of online dating, of course the first thing out of everyone’s mouth was their horror story experience from the daunting realm of the World Wide Web. If they hadn’t experienced the online disaster themselves, it was their friend, their sister, or on a reality show. Some guy ended up being the complete opposite of what he'd said, the date was the … [Read more...] about I Found Love Online — My First Love Ever.
It's becoming less common for someone to remain in the same career for their whole working life. People often change paths several times during the decades they spend working. There can be several reasons for this behavior. Some people change careers because they want a change and no longer feel fulfilled by their current work. Sometimes it's necessary to find a new job because the market has … [Read more...] about Key Steps to Change Careers
January is the worst time of year for your finances. Thanks to Christmas, you may have a lot of debt and not enough income to cover the costs. The conventional thing to do is to start stockpiling cash and try and save your way to financial freedom. But, most of you know that is not always the best option as saving is tricky and takes time. The other option is to earn more money. And yes, it is … [Read more...] about Need To Earn Some Extra Cash? Take A Look At These Top Tips
I’m the only person in the world that feels this hopeless. How can things ever get better? I must be crazy. I feel so alone. These thoughts raced through my head for years. When Life Takes A Detour… These were thoughts I had when my “thought-out” life took a detour. What’s a detour? A detour is a curve in the road, a bump in a path, a big sign in the middle of your trip that … [Read more...] about Helping Others Helps Yourself: How I Used My Own Detour to Help College Students
For Kristin Wong, the hardest part about moving in with her parents was a curfew. Her mother insisted that she be home by 11 o’clock every night, in exchange for rent-free living. “When you move back in as an adult you have a life of your own, and it can be hard to reconcile that with living with parents,” said Wong, a writer based in Los Angeles. “It's a weird feeling.” The unemployment … [Read more...] about 3 Discussions You Need to Have Before Moving Home
Most relationships these days are working towards marriage, and living a long and happy life together. But how do you know if you’re with the person you should marry? How do you know if they are the one for you? First, you need to stop thinking there’s only one person out there for you. There are multiple people out there who you would be suited to! It’s a case of choosing the one you want to … [Read more...] about Are You With the Person You Should Marry?
Say what you will about celebrities - and there’s certainly a lot to be said. Although, we think most of it was covered by Ricky Gervais and Jim Carey at this year's Golden Globes. Regardless, of what you think of them, there are certain facts about the celebrities that can’t be ignored. Fact one: many of them could buy your house one hundred times over. Fact two: some of them came from similar … [Read more...] about Five Life Lessons We Can Learn From Celebs
This is a sponsored post on behalf of Escada and Ranksider. All opinions are 100% my own. Just because it is winter, it does not mean that you fashion sense has to suffer. After all the layering up with coats and sweaters, there is not a lot of room to really express yourself. And this is where a fashion forward bag comes in. Escada is one of my favorite go-to places to get that perfect bag. Here … [Read more...] about Warm Up Your Winter With These 6 Hot Handbags