Living & Spirit

TThe Basics of Block Printing

Online lifestyle classes to ease my empty nest feeling

By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife My youngest left the nest this past August to attend college. I thought I was ready for it. My husband and I have been bracing …

The Nicest Thing

The nicest thing you can do for a blogger: Leave a comment

By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife How many blogs do you follow? And, why do you read them? You certainly wouldn’t waste your time on material that’s not worth reading. Indeed, …

Naughty Paris

A Woman's Travel Guide to Paris: Tips for your Solo Trip

Editor’s note: I’m so excited to publish this piece by Heather Stimmler-Hall, introduced to me by another luscious American in Paris, Sylvia Sabes of FindingNoon.com. Heather has just updated and …

Clutter of receipts

Lessons from 30 Days of 10 minutes a day of decluttering (my desk)

By Anne-Marie Kovacs, Chief Wife Spoiler: Despite my best intention, it ended up being 45 days, not 30. And not all decluttering “sessions” were 10 minutes a day. But, the …

Michael Jackson Earth Song Video

A classic video in honor of Earth Day

It’s been viewed over 36 million times for a reason! Michael Jackson’s Earth Song: Painful but all too real images. A good reminder that we all need to do our …

I married Me

I Married Me - A Ceremony for Yourself

Yep. Valentine’s Day IS an overcommercialized “Hallmark” holiday. At worse, we do the tacky thing and go out for a “romantic”, over-priced dinner in an over-crowded restaurant while we give …