Valentine’s Day, a Handy Gift Guide for Married People

Dating: Reservations at the super-fancy/can’t really afford/won’t like the food/you’ll figure out how to pay the credit card bill later/restaurant; roses; fancy chocolates dusted with things that shouldn’t be on chocolate Engaged: Jewelry, (bonus points if it’s heart-shaped); Elizabeth Barrett Browning or Khalil Gibran poetry books; flowers, but not roses; thoughtful cards with sappy messages and…

Last Minute Gifts for Mom

Need a last-minute gift for that special woman in your life? The one who is raising your kids? I know, I know. There are still loads of shopping days left. But as we’re rapidly hurtling toward extra expensive expedited delivery or a dented box of discontinued scent territory, it’s time to acknowledge things are getting…

Nine Expats You’ll Find On Social Media

Bed and Breakfast Belinda Judging by Belinda’s Facebook posts, there’s a never-ending stream of guests taking advantage of her posting in a place a bit more foreign. Visitors flit in and out of her photos as often as the sheets she’s constantly washing. It’s one tourist attraction after another, Belinda and a parade of guests…