Love is Brewing on the Square: A Valentine’s Day Interview with Tuesday Coffee + Shoppe and Two Birds Taphouse

Love is Brewing on the Square: A Valentine’s Day Interview with Tuesday Coffee + Shoppe and Two Birds Taphouse One of the most romantic days of the year is Valentine’s Day and it’s just around the corner. It is a holiday to celebrate love with our partners, friends or families. Happy Valentine’s Day from Visit Marietta! To celebrate, we interviewed the owners of Tuesday Coffee + Shoppe and Two Birds Taphouse here on the Marietta Square, Andrew and Morgan Beatton and Jeff and Rachel Byrd. We as

EMBRACE All That You Are Every Moment

How do you follow up a year of maturing into your full potential as you bloomed? You embrace it. Setting my intention for the year by choosing a word is something I have been doing every January for the past six years. It gives me a focus- a theme for the year. I concentrate everything I do around that vision. Whenever I feel discouraged or disconnected, this word reminds me to remain calm and be fully present in the moment. My words of the year have reminded me to be bold; to be intentional a

Holiday Shopping with Marietta Artisans

One of the most joyful parts of the holiday season is picking the perfect gift for your family and friends. An artisan market is a shopper’s paradise. Choosing that special present can’t be done online- part of the joy is wandering your local artisan market in search of unique gifts for your loved ones. Marietta’s Artisan Market has over 40 specialty merchants. It’s a prime holiday shopping experience. You’ll find jewelry, clothing, decor, pet items, art, and more. Check off your list at this

8 Best Cities in The U.S.A. to See Street Art

My number one thing to do when I travel is to learn about the location’s culture through art. I find art- especially street art- is the key to discovering the pulse of a city. It’s a free outdoor gallery and also makes for a great photo op. After researching which cities to add to my list of favorites, I discovered these eight are some of the best locations to see street art in the United States. Please note: Street Art by nature is a living canvas, therefore public artworks are constantly bei

Grace and Frankie: Stories Can Change Us

On February 28th, the legendary actress and activist, Jane Fonda, received the honorary Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 78th Golden Globes Ceremony. Her esteemed acting career has spanned over 50 years, with Fonda receiving many nominations, winning two Oscars, an Emmy, eight Golden Globes, and several other awards. She has devoted her life to activism fighting for environmental reform, world peace, and civil rights. Fonda dedicated her powerful acceptance speech at the Golden Globes to diversity,

Taste of Morocco

Moroccan food awakens your palate and is one of the world's best cuisines to try. It is filled with the savory flavors of cumin, lemon, coriander, cinnamon, and saffron. Influenced by other cultures, Moroccan food is a mixture of Berber, Arab, Spanish, French and Mediterranean cuisines. It is impossible to travel to Morocco and not eat a meal slow-cooked in a tagine, a handmade clay cooking pot with a conical lid. They serve tagines in every restaurant throughout the country. Tagines can be fil

11 Gift Ideas for Overseas Friends

The allure of living in another country is the opportunity to learn a new language, experience a different culture, and the chance to see the world. It’s no wonder your friend packed up their bags and hit the road—whether for that fanciful job or to study abroad. You’re a tad jealous, but you’re mostly excited for them—that’s why you’ve been seeking gift ideas for overseas friends. You don’t want them to miss the comforts of home (or you) tooooo much, right? Just enough to want to come back to

5 Best Female-Driven Movies That Inspire Travel

Solo travel can be daunting, especially when you’re a female. But with the proper inspiration and planning, it is fun and even transformational. Solo female traveling is trending, and the industry is taking notice. It raises the question, why do women venture out on their own to travel? Is it for soul-searching reflection, adventure, or to experience unknown places and cultures? If you’re trying to decide where to go on your next solo trip, an excellent way to experience an unknown destination

Weight Loss Approach

“If you are tired of starting over, stop giving up.” There are numerous ways to achieve weight loss, and many of us have been on a cycle of trying it all—the latest fad diet, joining the newest exercise craze, and purchasing products from infomercials that claim to make us lose weight fast. When the promised quick results don’t happen, we give up. And then, we start the cycle over again with the latest diet plan and workout. Exhausted yet? There has been a real concern over the last decade abou

Marvel’s Massive Phase IV TV And Film Plan Is Everything We Hoped For

“I used to have nothing. And then I got this. This job. This family. And I was better because of it. And even though they’re gone… I’m still trying to be better.” ―Natasha Romanoff in Avengers Endgame The words of Natasha Romanoff reflect how I feel about living through the Infinity Saga, Phases I-III of Marvel’s film and television universe. As a child I lived in my comic books. Only in my wildest dreams did I imagine seeing my favourite Marvel characters jump off the page and onto the screen

A First-Timer’s Guide To Shopping In New York City

New York City is one of the most popular cities to visit. It boasts the most recognisable skylines with towering skyscrapers and impressive museums. First-timers are drawn to the city’s endless energy, must-see landmarks, and electrifying nightlife. The fashion capital of the world, it is also the best place to shop. Macy’s, and Tiffany’s are city landmarks, but for a first-timer on a shopping spree, navigating the city’s options can feel like a daunting task. As a native New Yorker who has wi

Travel to Iceland: The Land of Ice and Fire

Iceland—a popular bucket-list destination—is a magical place in the North Atlantic Ocean. If you crave adventure and seek to explore stunning landscapes, Iceland is the destination for you. Known as the “Land of Fire and Ice” because of its active volcanoes, thermal springs, and spouting geysers, it is home to Europe’s largest glaciers, thunderous waterfalls, and black sand beaches. Depending upon the time of year you visit, you can enjoy natural phenomena like the midnight sun or the Northern

6 Steps to Living With Less

Your closet is overflowing with clothes, yet you can never find anything to wear. You keep saying yes and adding to your schedule when you want to scream no. You are stressed, unhappy, and never have time for yourself. If this sounds like you, then it may be time to make some changes in your life and adapt to a minimalist lifestyle. Minimalist living is simple; it’s living with less. Having the freedom to decide what you need and what you can live without is the best part. It’s not a small chan

The Beginner’s Guide To Detox Your Life In A Week

Every year I choose a word to reflect upon that will lead my actions and help define my goals. My word for this year is “Intentional”. The plan is to be more purposeful with my actions and actively engage in choices that help me to live a more meaningful life. Part of that intention is to destress, detox, and declutter myself and my surroundings. Life can be full of stress. You can feel overworked, over-scheduled, your inbox has over 50,000 messages, and you are simply exhausted by your lifesty

Kitchen Design Trends for 2020 | Bespoke Kitchens Glasgow

With 2020 just around the corner, now is the time to start thinking about New Year's resolutions and maybe a new bespoke kitchen! Let us inspire you by showing you the kitchen design trends for the year ahead. The kitchen is the heart of the home. No longer just a place to prepare and eat a meal, it's also the place where family and friends gather for chats, and, on occasions, where the homework is done. It's the social centre of the house. The trend for the coming decade sees kitchen designers

Knives Out, Spies In Disguise And Netflix’s Another Life: Trailers That We Are Loving Right Now

Let’s face it, life is crazy: filled with stress, monotony, worry, and, yes, boredom. And that’s why we love picture shows. People crave a good story and a great escape. And, after all, that’s what the movies are all about. We love the sets, the drama, the surprises, the stunts, and we love it when the underdog rises from sure defeat to save the damsel–or the world–at the last second. A whodunnit murder mystery, international espionage with a twist, and an alien invasion to save the world–Netfl

The Best Red And White Combinations For National Day This Year

When you begin to notice a sea of red and white flags fluttering out of windows and hanging from cars, you know that Singapore National Day is just around the corner. It started with a dream 200 years ago, and the “little country that could”, became an independent nation. That dream is kept alive annually with the celebration of Singapore’s National Day on August 9th. Singaporeans really know how to throw a party for National Day and you want to be ready for it. Especially this year as they cel