If you're alone on Thanksgiving you can bring your stuffed animals to the table

Tips for Being Alone on Thanksgiving

If you’re alone on Thanksgiving, you can still have a great day. Here are some tips to surviving and thriving while being alone on Thanksgiving. 1. View it as an Opportunity to Date Yourself You’re not alone. You’re with yourself. And YOU are rad. If you’re bored and miserable then you’re basically saying you’re no fun…

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Woman rock climbing in vail

Eating Dirt in Vail

This past week I flew from Austin, Texas to spend three days in Vail, Colorado with three friends. Except here, “friends” is defined as people I don’t really know. So to clarify, I flew there with my friend Zahara, who I met just one month ago, and we met up with two of her friends who…

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Woman wearing hat and dressed liked a gangster in what she calls grocery store swag.

How to be a G (Grocery Shopping Gangsta)

Grocery shopping sucks. It sucks, it sucks, and it sucks some more. Here’s what it involves: getting off my duff, putting on clothes, driving in traffic, having contact with humans, making decisions, and spending money. That just checked off a lot of items on my dislike list. But I’ve gotten better through my years of…

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meatloaf on top of mashed potatoes from urban restaurant.

Urban: An American Grill in the Westin Hotel

Urban restaurant located in the Westin Hotel of the Domain in Austin, Texas is an upscale American grill. The restaurant puts a modern twist on traditional comfort foods and incorporates locally sourced ingredients. Most restaurants in hotels are a bit commercialized and primarily cater to the guests of the hotel. What I found unique about…

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woman trying on large fashion hats at the orlando farmers market.

Orlando Farmer’s Market & Florida Coconuts!

I’m in Orlando today! Being the food lover that I am, I decided to checkout the downtown Orlando Farmer’s Market. Anytime I visit a new city, I always like to visit their farmer’s market. It’s a great way to connect with the city. You can meet local artists with gorgeous crafts for sale, hear local…

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