Archive for March 2014

That Time I Walked to the Florence Airport

That Time I Walked to the Florence Airport
That Time I… is a (hopefully) weekly installment celebrating the unexpected and amusing that can happen when travelling. My first tale from a travel-sized life comes from Italy… It was the end of a fabulous weekend in Florence, Italy. My boyfriend and I had spent two days living la dolce vita- taking in museums featuring some of... Read more »

Instead of Lean In or Recline, Can't I Just Sit Up Straight?

Instead of Lean In or Recline, Can't I Just Sit Up Straight?
Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In movement is back in the forefront of the blogosphere with its new initiative Ban Bossy, a campaign to encourage young girls to become leaders. Some have taken the ban literally, saying they don’t mind and even enjoy being called bossy while others have championed Sandberg’s efforts in the name of empowerment, and... Read more »

10 Reasons to Go To Cubs Spring Training

Cubs Park is pretty awesome, even for non-Cub fans and a must-see for diehards. It's brand new, the largest in the Cactus League (over 14,000 seats) and one of the few stadiums devoted to only one club.
We’re a little over one week into spring training, although it’s hard to believe with the winter most of us have been having. I happen to live with a huge Cubs fans, so much so I’m convinced that his love of the team is the real reason we moved to Chicago (jobs, cost of living,... Read more »
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Dreaming of Better Sleep

Dreaming of Better Sleep
I’m not terribly religious, but I’ve always appreciated the Lenten season as a time to reflect and look at way to improve oneself, one’s life. I like the structure of 40 days to try something, create better habits, or even just contemplate where you’re going and how that matches up with where you’d like to... Read more »

5 Reasons to Travel with Kids

5 Reasons to Travel with Kids
This post is part of the Social Butterfly Mom’s weekly series “Validate Thy Neighbor” in which two bloggers choose a topic and write in support of the OPPOSITE of what they practice. Today, No Bags to Check and Raising World Citizens explore travelling with and without children. Please contact the Social Butterfly Mom if you are a blogger... Read more »