One of my favorite things to do every year is recap. What was the best, and of course, the absolute worst of the year. It provides perspective and helps me establish goals for the coming year. I wanted to kick off this year's recap post with a slightly different angle — recapping a few of my favorite trips, books, best-of-the-blog, and more. But I'll also include a giveaway to accompany … [Read more...] about Helene’s Best of 2017 (PLUS GIVEAWAY!)
In "Roman Holiday" Audrey Hepburn perches on the Spanish steps, looking up at Gregory Peck as she eats her gelato. Movies always tend to romanticize places, but Rome still captures that old Hollywood charm. The orange buildings packed tightly up against each other and the Colosseum and Roman Forum still leave a commanding impression on each and every person who walks by. For a city with so much … [Read more...] about The Perfect Roman Holiday: Itinerary and Guide for 3, 4, or 5 days
Strasbourg at Christmas time looks to me what Dr. Seuss had in mind when he was constructing "Whoville" in How The Grinch Stole Christmas. It's literally like you're stepping into a magical town of lights, abundant, dare I say, crazy, Christmas decorations on every window, the smell of mulled wine wafting through the air, and Christmas music drifts through the picturesque town. They don't call it … [Read more...] about Things to Do in Strasbourg, France at Christmas
What is your life's purpose? That is the question isn't it?! In my opinion one of the hardest things to figure out isn't just the process of living your dream, but what your dream actually is. This quiz will help you figure out what kind of dream life you should live and how you can envision it even more. Plus, you'll find out how you can start taking steps towards living your dream. Why should … [Read more...] about QUIZ: How To Find Your Dream Life
I know one thing about bloggers and it's that we need to save money. There are so many things to buy when it comes to your blog: hosting, design, fonts, you name it! So I've compiled a list of some of the best sales you can find on Black Friday and Cyber Monday for bloggers and influencers. And I've decided to offer a sale!! I'm offering 50% off (this is insane and it's never been done before) of … [Read more...] about The Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales for Bloggers and Influencers
You know what I have the hardest time deciding? No, it's not my nail color. It's not gifts for others. It's gifts for myself. Michael asks me: Hey, what do you want for Christmas? And I always tell him to pick me out something he thinks I would like. Then he rolls his eyes and makes an excel spreadsheet of the exact dimensions and location for what he wants. Men, am I right?! In order to help you … [Read more...] about The Best Gifts For EVERY Blogger + GIVEAWAY!