My Word of the Year for 2017

As a blogger, and even not as a blogger, January brings the beginning of a new year; and with that, the chance to review and renew our goals, directions and focus. In the last few years I’ve chosen words like Forward, Light, Stretch and Reboot. I’ve used these words in my daily life, in focusing […]

How to Create Vision Boards–Fast and Easy

Please note that this post contains affiliate links. Any income derived from these links will help support this blog. Whether you’re an entrepreneur or a stay-at-home parent, Vision Boards are wonderful tools for focusing on your goals, discovering your dreams and even organizing your plans. I’ve been creating my own vision board for years and recently […]

5 Ways to Save with Groupon Coupons

This is a sponsored post for Groupon Coupons; please note that all opinions are my own. Do you consider yourself a shopper, or a saver? Personally, I think I’m both; I do love to shop, but I also love to do my research and find the best price for whatever I want to buy. I […]

Saying Goodbye to Downton Abbey

After six years, it’s time to say goodbye Downton Abbey. Were you a fan? I missed the first season, but my mom hooked me into it during season two. I won’t give any spoiler alerts here; because I’d hate to ruin a wonderful journey to this magical place if you haven’t been there yet. But Downton […]

Mindful Her in Laguna Beach

I had the great pleasure of attending the latest Mindful Her event, “New Year, New You – The Beauty Within” a few weeks ago at Seven Degrees in Laguna Beach. Even though the day was a little cold and rainy, the location was beautiful; an intimate restaurant set in Laguna Canyon, filled with women who […]

Welcoming 2016 with Light

The following post contains an affiliate link, which means if you click on it, I may receive compensation which will help support this blog. Since the start of the New Year, I have been searching for a word to represent my hopes, dreams and goals; and I have decided that I am welcoming 2016 with Light. Welcoming […]

Fresh Beginnings with ProFlowers

With the turn of a calendar page, we are given fresh beginnings; a new year, a new start. January 1 is when many people resolve to make changes in their life. But according to the Washington Post, as many as 1 in 4 people will have already broken their resolutions by the end of the first week. […]

Massage Heights in Irvine

Ann About Town was provided with a complimentary massage at Massage Heights in Irvine, CA. Please note that all photos and opinions are my own and are not to be used without express permission. Is there ever a wrong time to think about “self-care?” Taking care of #1 means you’ll have more energy and focus […]