Jord (pronounced “Yode”) is a watch company that specializes in natural, clean design watches handcrafted with raw materials. Most of their timepieces are made of glorious woods, and when I was contacted by Jord and chose a watch to try, I was completely sold on their line of timepieces. I love natural, clean lines in all of my accessories, don’t you?[Read more…] about Jord, the Standard in Natural, Clean Design Watches, And a Giveaway to Prove it!
AcroYoga Cozumel & Nico Dives Cozumel are putting together a 7 day retreat of Adventure, health, and fun ! I sure wish I could go![Read more…] about What a Great Combo! Yoga + Diving on Cozumel!
Is there anything worse than waving your friends and family off at the airport knowing they’re off on an amazing adventure and you’re left behind? It might be for financial reasons or maybe you couldn’t get the time off work to join them, but whatever the reason it hasn’t left you feeling happy about the situation![Read more…] about Staying Home Is The New Travelling
How Christmas is celebrated in Germany! Many of Germany’s wonderful Christmas traditions have found their way into America’s traditions. The Christmas Tree, Tannenbaum, is a German tradition. It began with bringing in boughs and wreaths and yule logs, and then the whole tree came into the home on Christmas Eve. In the old days, trees were decorated with candles, but we all know what a fire hazard that would be! There are flameless candle tapers for Christmas trees now, though. Decorating the Christmas Tree is still a German tradition! It came to America through Prince Albert, the German prince who married Queen Victoria of England. England happily adopted the tree, and so did America. Some of our favorite Christmas songs come from Germany as well, like Stille Nacht (Silent Night), and Oh Tannenbaum (Oh Christmas Tree).[Read more…] about Do You Know how Christmas is Celebrated in Germany?
Here are my suggestions for Christmas Movies for Empty Nest Parents and their Adult Kids, and we certainly qualify! I don’t know when you stop being Empty Nesters and become the family patriarch and matriarch? Hm.
We have always been a movie family, in fact, there are Minton Movies that are classics in our family: The Royal Tennenbaums, The Whole Nine Yards, The Ref, Christmas Vacation, The Grinch Who Stole Christmas (animated, of course!), the list goes on. Now that our chicks are adults and we have one grandchild with another one on the way, we don’t sit around and watch The Miracle on 34th Street anymore (actually, they don’t, but I do!). Here is my list of Christmas movies that my family always enjoys, no matter how old anyone gets! [Read more…] about Christmas Movies for Empty Nest Parents and their Adult Kids!