Maybe a job or romance brought you to a metropolitan area — or maybe you’ve just always had a bit of a spirit for adventure. But just because you’re never alone doesn’t mean you don’t get lonely. Surrounded by tens or hundreds of thousands or even millions of people on a daily basis, it’s easy to get a little homesick for the small town or suburb in which you grew up, where people tended to know one another and there was plenty of space to relax and enjoy nature. Keep a little of the small town vibe in your heart in the big city, and getting used to your new home will become much easier. more….
If you could eat and breathe music, you probably would. You spend more weekends heading to live concerts than you do staying in at home. Music is important to you, but with so much of your extra cash spent on albums and concert tickets, you don’t have a lot left over to buy those outrageously priced band souvenirs sold at the concerts. Here’s how to show off your love of music for less at your next concert — or year-round.
New York. Los Angeles. Chicago. Any number of metropolitan areas across the U.S. You were born and raised in one of the bigger cities in the nation, or maybe you spent a few very informative years of your life in one for college. But now a new job, marriage or children have brought you into the suburbs or small towns of America. It’s not that you’re unhappy, but you do miss the hustle and bustle of the big city you left behind. Celebrate your love for metropolitan living in a small, tight-knit community and bring the best of it to your new home.
Whether you make a trip to Hawaii an annual event or you simply dream of someday spending time on America’s island paradise, you can live a little of the mai ho`okaumaha (no worries) Hawaiian lifestyle even if you’re stuck in a place where it’s covered in snow half the year. Place little reminders of Hawaii, the tropics and a stress-free attitude throughout your life, so you remember to take a deep breath and relax wherever you go. Round out your celebration of your love for America’s 50th state with a party on a warm summer night.
Whether you head for the hills at the sight of a creepy crawly or you grew up surrounded by little glass jars with holes poked in the lids, love them or hate them, insects are everywhere. And just like the fable about the grasshopper and the ant, there are all sorts with all different kinds of personalities. See if one of these common types describes you, and flaunt your personality in a unique way with a car sticker of that insect on your car or bike.