"It’s the month of love. Even though Valentine's Day isn't my fav, there is something about acknowledging love."
I am focusing on the positive that comes with this month of love and want to take a trip with my honey, Steve. Some say that you need to go on a trip with someone before you can decide if you can be with them long-term and I have to agree. A lot can happen when you’re traveling, so here are my 7 tips to making travel with that special someone even sweeter!
"I thought I’d share 5 happenings for us in 2022, more like intentions and goals than resolutions."
The past two years have been truly the most difficult of my life. COVID entered the world, turned everything upside down and put my travel-focused business in a pretty interesting place. I’ve certainly used the last two years as a personal and professional growing period, trying to focus on what’s most important and what will expand my business.
"I went on a soul searching journey and traveled to over 20 countries in 3 years. I was bent, but not broken. That's when the idea of Shop Wander Wear was born."
I was born in Laos, but our family immigrated to Texas when I was 4 - but now live in Seattle, WA. I'm the second of 4 children and now have a grown son of my own. I've worked since the age of 15 and haven't stopped. In fact, I keep adding things to my plate because I'm a dreamer and a doer.
Turning Fears & Setbacks into Goals | 7 Lessons I'm Taking into 2020 With Me
“The only time you should look back is to see how far you've come.”
I’m already excited to start tackling my list of goals for 2020, some are small and some are pretty ambitious. But most of them stem from experiences and lessons learned from this past year. So, in honor of this year coming to a close, I want to share 7 lessons I learned in 2019 that I’ll be taking with me into 2020!
My son, Alec, is 20 and halfway through college. Now that he’s an adult, I think more and more about the effect my wandering spirit has had on his childhood. And the one thing that I tend to do an excessive amount of when I travel is...think. There’s a lot of downtime on the plane, and sometimes my brain can’t help but to travel through time. This past trip was so crazy, and overlapped with my move from Texas to California.
2018 was quite a year for me! I had visions for starting Wander Wear late 2017 and 2018, I was busy at work trying to build an apparel brand on e-commerce. Both were new to me! I've been a small business owner since 2013, so the basics of running a business aren't entirely new, and I have a Bachelor's degree in Business. However, no matter how long you've been at it, there will always be lessons to be learned. Here are a few that hit home my first year running Wander Wear.