This is a sponsored post brought to you as a U.S. Cellular Ambassador. All opinions are my own. Planning the perfect date night has changed a lot since my husband and I started dating almost 18 years ago (yes I had to check how long!). I remember when I got my first cell phone my freshman year in college from U.S. Cellular. It was a Nokia. I loved it, however, it … [Read more...] about Tech to Help Plan the Perfect Date Night
Archives for February 2017
After my little planning retreat this past weekend, I feel a little more on track with my knitting. I think that getting my head around what I want to accomplish in the next few months, as well as what my family is going to be doing is the main reason I needed that planning retreat. But, it had the added benefit of freeing up mind space so I could sit down and knit without feeling … [Read more...] about knitting and reading
I have heard the term planning or personal retreat several times in the past couple of years. It always seemed like something that was not a right fit for me. Not because I didn’t want to participate in a weekend of personal introspection – I mean the idea of going to a hotel by myself for a weekend where I could just concentrate on all of the thoughts in my head without any … [Read more...] about What is a Planning Retreat and Why do I Need One?
After talking a little bit last week about slowing down as well as the fear of missing out I realized that I have been putting my knitting on the back-burner for so long. Not so much my reading, I seem to be able to do that in any setting (thanks to the lovely kindle app, thank you very much). You would think that knitting would be such an easy thing to incorporate into a … [Read more...] about knitting and reading
Have you heard of the fear of missing out? I know it is not a new thing, but it is something that I have been thinking about lately – especially with all of my desire to slow life down a bit. I need to overcome this fear. If you haven’t heard of this, it is exactly as it sounds. From Wikipedia – “a pervasive apprehension that others might be having rewarding experiences from … [Read more...] about How to Overcome the Fear of Missing Out
What do you imagine when you think about your childhood? I see a lot of the outdoors. Living in Maine, being outside was second nature. As a child I was told to play outside or read if I was bored, activities on the weekend were playing in the woods and enjoying nature, not running around to as many activities as we could possibly fit in. I am one of the first of the … [Read more...] about The Skill of Slow Living – How to Make it Work