Category: Blog

Check out all the good things I'm reading, listening to and watching this month! March 2018.

Monthly Roundup: March 2018

   "You are what your deepest desire is. As your desire is, so is your intention. As your intention is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny." - Vedic Text Upanishads  Can you believe it's March already? I don't now about you, but 2018 is shaping up to be a big year ...Read More
Being the stay at home partner is a dream come true...for a while...until it just isn't anymore. No matter who you are, you're bound to get the stay at home blues at least once in a while. Read mx top tips on how to overcome them, and stay positive!

How to Overcome the Stay at Home Blues

 Being the stay at home partner, carefree, day in and day out is a dream come true…for a while…until it just isn’t anymore. Sooner or later, no matter how busy you are, the beauty of sleeping in on a daily basis and not worrying about work deadlines…or any deadlines for that bound to lose its lustre. One day drags into another, and suddenly you’re ...Read More
Are you a perpetual traveller? Tired of packing your suitcase but somehow still unable to find your place in the world? I hear you? I am too...or was this post I explore the pros and cons of settling down and why we chose to go for it once and for all! Read the full post at

Pros and Cons of a Life More Settled

 I am happy to announce that last week we purchased our very first home! We don’t have the keys yet, nor are we anywhere close to moving’s a fixer upper! But it means we are one step closer to laying down some roots and saying goodbye to our country-hopping lifestyle. Most people we know are over the moon and probably thinking something along the lines ...Read More
I love Airbnb! The concept, the convenience the overall travel experience it offers...but is it necessarily a good thing? Read on to find out in what situations Airbnb might not be the best option, and the wider social consequences of the growing popularity of Airbnb travel.

To Airbnb or not to Airbnb?

When is Airbnb a good option?                       And when to stay away! Last week we moved into our fourth Airbnb in less than two months, and that's not even including almost two weeks of travel in between (during which time I did use one additional Airbnb). It wasn't our first encounter either. We’ve been feeling ...Read More
The best of February 2018, with a special focus on Health and Nutrition. Read the full post for a health kick @atayathomestraggler

Monthly Roundup: February 2018

‘‘When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is right, medicine is of no need." - Ancient Ayurvedic proverb This week wraps up the February Health Kick! I hope you enjoyed it as much as I have…or at least thought twice about going gluten-free. Writing about good health inspired me to finally get out and join the gym here in Tbilisi. I’ve ...Read More
Are you getting ready for a work trip or vacation, but cold and flu season is still lingering in the air? If you're determined to leave the tissues behind and remain cold and flu free, you need to read these five tried and true methods of preventing cold and flu, while you travel. Read the full article for additional tips on boosting immunity before you even leave home.

How to Prevent Cold & Flu When you Travel

 Early next month, I’ll be seeing Mr. Straggler off on a 2-week work trip. He’s got a hectic schedule lined up, and with cold and flu season still lingering in the air we’re not taking any chances! While it’s pretty hard to avoid bumping shoulders in a crowded airport and in the confines of a packed airplane cabin, there are ways to prevent the inevitable ...Read More
Have you wanted to ditch gluten from your diet, but not sure where to start? This post explains all yuo need to know about transitioning to Gluten free, as well as seven of my top tips for making it as painless and easy as possible! With these tips for going gluten free you can start today! Read more @

How to Transition to a Gluten Free Diet and 7 easy steps you can put in place today

  In my previous post about Why I Chose to Ditch the Gluten I share my personal health journey and how I went from being a bloated, lethargic mess to the happy individual I am today. And mostly because I decided to say goodbye to gluten. If you haven’t read my story, you can check it out here, along with more info and resources to help ...Read More
Even the most dedicated Gluten Free dieters have the occasional craving for breaded goods, cake or pizza. For moments like these, avoid the fake stuff and check out my best Gluten free bread recipes. They are super easy to make from scratch and absolutely delicious! See all recipes @

6 of the Best Gluten Free Bread Recipes

  Let’s be honest, even the most dedicated gluten-free dieters have moments of weakness where a pizza, wrap or simply crackers with cheese never looked so good. For moments like this it’s best to save your cravings and make a healthier gluten-free version of whatever it is that’s got you drooling. Not only will you enjoy the meal more, you won’t have to suffer the consequences ...Read More