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In our early twenties, whenever we traveled, my husband and I heard the same refrain: “Do it now, because when you have kids, your traveling days are over!” Externally, I smiled at these well-meaning strangers, but inside, a struggle was brewing. Was it really one or the other?

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A Small World / Explorer

While London remains a prime destination for families looking for an urban holiday, soul-strengthening countryside escapes cannot be ignored. With incredible family-friendly accommodations, charming towns, and coastal views, there’s a reason the English countryside draws all ages away from the Big Smoke. Consider any of these on your next English holiday if you’re craving wide-open spaces to counterbalance the bustling streets of London.

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A Small World / Explorer

It seems counter-intuitive, but hear us out: a life spent on the road, exploring far off places and new, wide-open spaces may have actually been the perfect training program for this isolation situation we’ve found ourselves in.

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Love and London

Three months of living in a closed-down London, and it’s official. I am well past ready to have a delicious meal outside of my own home, prepared by someone else. I say this with every safety caveat required—I’m not rushing to run out and breathe on strangers! I just could use a real change of pace while I stuff my face, and I live for the day where we can dine in instead of take out.

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THE SPRUCE

Like most of us, my quarantine experience spurred a handful of new hobbies that barely masked my inner turmoil. If you’d asked me back in April if there was a theme to my madness, I probably would have shouted SURVIVAL while shoving a freshly made baked good in your face. It wasn’t until I spotted a random word on Twitter that I realized exactly how my own lockdown meltdown had manifested: through cottagecore.

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THE SPRUCE

Girls Who Build is a series of profiles of women who build…like girls. Yes, that’s right. Girls are powerful and so are these women, especially when it comes to creating beautiful and useful pieces from wood, metal, and more. These girls are kicking butt in an historically male-dominated industry, and we cannot get enough! Here we find out how they got started and how you can, too.

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HOUSE DIGEST

When it comes to cleaning, we all have our personal preferences. They’re our tried and true hacks, probably passed down from our parents, and involving products and chemicals that we swear work better than anything else. Unfortunately, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that our go-to cleaning supplies can be chock full of harsh, toxic chemicals that have negative impacts on our health, our homes, and the world around us.

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Hi, I’m Ashley.

I’m a freelance writer, copy editor, and PR pro, and, most importantly, chief snack provider and adventure planner for my two little ones. I’m also the London-based half of the best friend travel blogging duo, The Lazy Travelers. My best friend, Carolyn, and I share our travels at home and abroad on our blog, and on Instagram @lazytravelers.

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