“When the United Kingdom announced a strict 14-day quarantine requirement for international travelers, it was understandably an enormous disincentive to anyone thinking of crossing the pond — unless they were mission-driven, desperate or crazy. We — my husband, 19-year-old son and I — fell solidly into that camp.”
Read in full on The Washington Post Travel.
Deb Mellema couldn’t have guessed the craft she loved doing as a teen would provide a creative outlet and cash in her 50s.
“When my 30 year-old daughter said she was excited about this cool new thing she’d seen on Pinterest called ‘macrame’ (a crafting technique that uses knots to create various textiles), it made me laugh because I’d grown up doing it!”
Read my latest lifestyle clip, all about Deb Mellema’s small business Macrame Nest in full here at Woman’s World July 2020 Deb Mellema, Macrame Nest.
The simple things can be that much sweeter with the right gear.
The grass and food in the great outdoors — it’s a humble concept, and yet Kate Winslet says going on a picnic is one of the things in the whole world that makes her happiest. Curious?
It’s time to heed summer’s soft call to trade your air-conditioned lair for nature and experience the rejuvenation that comes with placing a tasty spread on a blanket under a tree.
Read in full at AARP The Girlfriend.