Get Outta Town.

Seriously. We could all use a vacation. 

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After spending countless weeks living vicariously through my friend’s travel photos on Facebook from Italy, Spain, Hawaii, Las Vegas and Mexico, I had enough.

Inspired to plan our own trip, I called up my travel agent, Kim Johnston. She’s an experienced agent based out of Tacoma, who has been all over the world. I wanted to share some of her travel wisdom, because if you are itching to get out and explore, it’s not too late to put together a fantastic summer getaway. Continue reading “Get Outta Town.”

Sleep Lizdom, Part 2: More Rules to Sleep By

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“Early to rise, early to bed, makes a man healthy but socially dead.”

Who knew a line in an Animaniacs episode from the 90’s would resonate so deeply with me decades later?

As my friend and fellow early riser Emily Sutton said the other day, no one understands the struggle of being a shift worker, unless you are a shift worker.

“We are eternally tired.” Amen.

However, the more I hear from you all, the more I believe the feeling is mutual. We are a nation of sleep-deprived zombie-people.

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“Oh no, we’re fine. Just a little sleep-deprived.”

In fact, I had such a great response on Sleep Lizdom, Part 1, I decided to collect the best sleep tips I’ve gotten from all of you, along with a few more of my own. I’ve heard from early risers, new moms, insomniacs and shift workers, in our quest for a decent nights sleep.

Continue reading “Sleep Lizdom, Part 2: More Rules to Sleep By”