A-Dong International Supermarket Tour

A-Dong International Supermarket Tour

2020 has been rough on everyone. We all just want to travel far away. International supermarket trips make great staycations even better. Feel like you’re in another country. Imagine the sights, sounds and tastes of a faraway land. International supermarkets truly transport you to another country. The A-Dong Supermarket is located in Hartford, Connecticut. It made me feel like I was traveling to Asia. It was a wonderful feeling. Keep reading for what I saw on that trip. There were…

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DIY: Kids Art Projects -Occupy and Educate Them

DIY: Kids Art Projects -Occupy and Educate Them

Kids Art Projects are key right now. Summer has basically ended. Some children are physically going back to school. Others are remote learning. Regardless of how they do school, keep your children occupied and educated when they’re home. I took an elective in college called Teaching Children Art. So I’m here to share some projects that you can do at home with your children. Block Printing Many traditional fabrics use block printing to achieve their designs. There are lots of…

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Staycation Postcards: Captain’s Cove Seaport in Connecticut

Staycation Postcards: Captain’s Cove Seaport in Connecticut

A staycation or road trip is the best ways to travel right now.  Last week I made my way over to a great local spot in Connecticut called Captain’s Cove Seaport. My dad used to take me there a lot when I was younger. I even went to school not far from there. It’s always the perfect “end of summer” place to go. Captain’s Cove Seaport is located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Explore the little shops located in what look like…

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The New Face of Travel Has Arrived

The New Face of Travel Has Arrived

2020 showed us the new face of travel. There are restrictions, both for international and domestic travel. Some things that we love are going away forever. We took a lot for granted before 2020. Is there anything positive that can come out of this? Face Masks Face masks, face masks, face masks. The new face of travel. Get it? This is something that we’re going to have to get used to, especially as we start non-essential travel. This has already…

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Not Your Average Domestic Travel Bucket List

Not Your Average Domestic Travel Bucket List

Have you checked out out my 2020/2021 Dream Travel Bucket List? They were all international destinations. It might be a little while before I’m ready to travel outside of the country. So I decided to put together a domestic travel bucket list of some places in the U.S. that I would like to visit. There are so many places in the U.S. that I have yet to visit. Seattle, Washington So many online videos describe the art scene in Seattle….

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New York City Food Tour: The Foodie Paradise

New York City Food Tour: The Foodie Paradise

New York City Food Tour! We’ve visited many different foodie hot spots in New York City on the blog before. We’ve gone to Chinatown, Koreatown, Columbia Heights and so many other places. New York City is starting to look a lot different than it did in early March and April. Lots of restaurants really need our support. I’m going to share some of my favorite spots to eat in New York City. Tutt Heights Anyone who knows me, knows that…

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DIY: Terracotta Plant Pot Paint Project

DIY: Terracotta Plant Pot Paint Project

Terracotta plant pot paint project. Try saying that five times fast. I recently did a post about using plants for Interior Design. In that post, I talked about the plant I just bought, a fiddle leaf fig. I bought it from Trader Joe’s. I knew I’d have to re-pot it because the roots were coming out of its inner plastic pot. From my research I saw that terracotta pots are good for this type of plant, because they allow the…

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Plants: Interior Design Inspiration

Plants: Interior Design Inspiration

I don’t have a green thumb. Can I call it a yellow thumb? It’s quite possibly a brown thumb. I killed a succulent in less than two weeks. But I decided I wanted to use plants to add style to my bathroom. I started by growing an avocado tree from the pit. After two months, nothing happened and I had to throw the pit away. I tried again about a week later and I’m still waiting to see what happens…

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What I’m doing now that I’m not traveling

What I’m doing now that I’m not traveling

Does not traveling mean I’m counting the seconds until we can fly internationally again? Yes or no. I’m not going to lie. It would be awesome to step on a plane tomorrow. But I think I’ll wait just a little while longer. I’ve learned to fill my time with other things. In reality I feel like I’m busier now than before the pandemic. Not Traveling = Virtual Traveling I’ve been video-chatting on Zoom a lot. Zoom fatigue is real. Although…

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DIY: Reversible Fabric Face Masks

DIY: Reversible Fabric Face Masks

Reversible face masks are a great way to stay safe and look cute while doing it. Check out my other DIY projects here. fabric sewing machine sewing pins scissors elastic (either 1/4″ or 3/8″ wide depending on your preference. Elastic pictured is 3/8″) Sewing Machine Used Singer Heavy Duty 4423 You will notice that the mask miraculously changes color throughout this post. My original plan included masks with two different fabrics. They weren’t really meant to be reversible. Though in…

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