June Book to Live By

“Matchmaking for Beginners” by Maddie Dawson

A delightful, sweet and smart summer beach read…Marnie MacGraw wants an ordinary life―a husband, kids, and a minivan in the suburbs. Then, she meets Blix, her fiancé’s great-aunt who’s dying, and everything changes―just as Blix told her it would.

When her marriage ends after two miserable weeks, Marnie is understandably shocked. She’s even more astonished to find that she’s inherited Blix’s house. She arrives in New York intending to sell the property, but discovers the hard way that love is difficult to recognize, and those who push love away are the ones who need it most.

July’s Book To Live By

This month’s Books To Live By selection highlights the theme for our July membership programTravel Tips for More Fun and Less Stress.

Travel consultant and blogger Carol Margolis offers fantastic strategies for planning your next family vacation, work trip or fabulous getaway.

Our July selection is….

Business Travel Success: How to Reduce Stress, Be More Productive & Travel with Confidence by Carol Margolis

With summer in full swing, I thought you might appreciate one of my favorite on-the-road resources: Carol Margolis. She has been featured by national media including Good Morning America andThe Wall Street Journal, and Business Travel Success is a collection of her best tried-and-true tips.

As much as I love to travel, sometimes it can be a bit stressful, specifically while I’m packing, at the airport, or even sometimes after I’ve arrived at my destination. This book continually calms me with ingenious suggestions that make almost every aspect of traveling easier, from booking and planning to safety concerns and money-saving secrets.

Margolis even addresses how to care for your family’s needs while you are on the road. As a mother who has been traveling for work over the last 25 years, she understands how to keep things up and running while away from home.

What I love most about Business Travel Success is that, contrary to its title, it is just as helpful in planning your next vacation as it is for those work trips.

I hope you are in the midst of planning your next vacation or are busy filling your bucket list with beautiful places around the globe. Before you take off, be sure to grab your own copy of Business Travel Success to ensure your best trip yet! 🙂

 With lots of love ~

 Debbie Signature

Links That Light Us Up

38th Edition

Welcome back to more fabulous finds from across the Internet! Here we go…

Best Toasted Bread — It’s no secret that we are big fans of avocado toast, so this could be the greatest link we have ever shared.

25 Simple and Elegant avocado toasts : Sami MainBuzzFeed

Best Dynamic Duo — The amazing women who brought us the movie Bridesmaids are back!

Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo via JezebelJezebel

Best Beach Reads — Read your heart out.

24 Must Read Books For SummerMashable

Best Way to Watch the World Cup — If soccer isn’t your thing, try eating your way through the games.

The World Cup of Food- Aljazeera:Ted MorrisonAljazeera

Best 73 Questions — If you aren’t yet familiar with Olivia Munn, you just might fall in love after watching this Vogue interview.

Best Brilliant Young Woman — This young Woman on Fire is absolutely unbelievable, and we know you’ll agree after you read her story here.

Rashema Melson:NPR:Meredith RizzoNPR

Best Denim — SPANX has decided to venture into denim. (Cue the applause!)

Spanx jeansSPANX

Best Citrus Secrets — Lemons don’t live in the kitchen anymore.

11 Beauty Uses for Lemons via Women's HealthWomen’sHealth

Enjoy the links, but enjoy your weekend even more!


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