Joanna E Best of 2017

Joanna E Best of 2017

On December 31, 2016, I posted my last photo of the year on Instagram with a quote from C.S. Lewis that read, “There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” It meant something to me at the time of posting, but I had no idea that quote would be more relevant today. 2017 brought tons of opportunities for me as an individual and blogger. I went on...

Cozy Up for the Holidays with Tea Forté Teas

Cozy Up for the Holidays with Tea Forté Teas

For the past few years, Christmas for me has truly been for the kids. I usually give gifts to family and friends from my travels throughout the year, so I splurge on my nieces and nephews. I’ve never been a holly-jolly Christmasy person, but decorating my “struggle tree”, playing parang and sipping on Tea Forté tea definitely helped me get out of my funk and more into the Christmas spirit. I learned...

Ancestry DNA Kit Results

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A few months ago, I shared an overview of the Ancestry DNA kit process after sending my sample in the mail. My love for history, travel and my mother’s DNA kit results were all inspiration for trying it on my own. The average wait to get your Ancestry DNA Kit results is 6-8 weeks and I received my results in about four weeks. As mentioned in order to see the results,...

Joanna E. Best of 2016

Best of 2016

2016 was a great year for the Joanna E platform as a whole. I’m truly grateful for every social share and excited to see what 2017 has to offer. If you’re new here or have missed a few posts, here is Joanna E.com’s best of 2016 10 – 3 Ways to Find Extra Money to Travel Written for those who ask how I am able to travel so frequently, this post shares...