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Friends! I’ve switched my blog over to a different hosting service and domain, so now my new site is justmands.com. I will no longer be posting any current posts on this site, so please, bookmark justmands.com, as that will now be my active blog! -Mands

saturday at the farmers market

As a lover of flowers, fresh food, local businesses, free samples, and farmers markets in general, I’m beyond shocked that this was my first time visiting the one in Winter Park, my favorite hometown spot. Between the homemade kombucha, the vibrant garden, and the iced vanilla latte that a little old woman whipped up for…

what’s wrong with millennials

Millennials are lazy. Millennials are unambitious. Unmotivated. Don’t dream big. Wrong. In fact, we do just the opposite. We do have goals, most of us do have drive, and we absolutely do think big picture. But that’s the problem. Growing up in a world with social media went something like this. Wake up, pull up…

blue ridge, ga

I’ve always loved to travel and go on road trips, so when a new friend from school asked me if I wanted to go on a hiking trip in Blue Ridge, GA with her a few weeks ago, I didn’t even think before immediately replying “YES!” to her text. I would say I’m a pretty…

Sand Arts Festival 2017

Savannah never fails to surprise me. What’s unique to not only the town, but SCAD in general, is that there’s always something going on. Whether it’s a farmers market, a dog carnival, a fashion show, an open mic night at a coffee shop, an industry professional speaker, or ya know, a sand arts festival, you…