Snowbird Lifestyle

Tips & resources to help you thrive emotionally, mentally, physically, socially, and spiritually.

How to Be a Great Houseguest (7 Do’s and 7 Don’ts)
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How to Be a Great Houseguest (7 Do’s and 7 Don’ts)

You may enjoy relaxing in luxurious accommodations on expensive vacations, spending your days away from the office hiking in the back-country, or taking the kids to popular attractions when you’re away from home.  But another wonderful opportunity may present itself if a relative or close friend invites you to stay with them. Many who live…

Beyond Green Beer: Tasty Cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day
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Beyond Green Beer: Tasty Cocktails for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated every year by those who are Irish and by plenty of people who aren’t too! Along with leprechauns, shamrocks, and gold coins, March 17th is the holiday that’s also known for green beer, and that delicious once-a-year meal – corned beef and cabbage. Ireland has long been associated with drinking,…

Part-Time Job Options for Snowbirds and Travelers
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Part-Time Job Options for Snowbirds and Travelers

If you’ve decided to work a part-time job as a snowbird, you might be thinking about your options. Some people know exactly what they’ll do for work. Others may have a wide variety of positions to consider in their snowbird destination. What’s a good job for a snowbird who wants part-time employment? Well, that depends…

Enriching Ways to Volunteer When Snowbirding
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Enriching Ways to Volunteer When Snowbirding

While enjoying warmer weather and recreational activities are a plus, many snowbirds seek to give back to their adopted communities during their snowbird season. Volunteerism among winter visitors continues to rise, making this group an asset to many non-profit organizations. Many American and Canadian Snowbirds who enjoy putting their skills to work and donating their…

Do Your Expenses Double When You Snowbird?
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Do Your Expenses Double When You Snowbird?

Living the life of a snowbird might sound like it’d be out of reach. Wouldn’t maintaining another property double your expenses, at least? Well, living the snowbird lifestyle does come with some extra expenses. Still, enjoying the winter in warmer weather likely won’t be close to double your everyday costs. Snowbirding done the right way…

9 Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Desserts
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9 Non-Traditional Thanksgiving Desserts

Thanksgiving is a special holiday that brings family and friends together to make memories and celebrate the season. Parades, football games, hunting, and even “turkey trots” are annual Thanksgiving day activities people enjoy. Still, the main event of the day is spending time with loved ones and enjoying a delicious Thanksgiving Day dinner.  You may…

Beyond Bingo: Great Games to Play with Friends
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Beyond Bingo: Great Games to Play with Friends

Every year, more and more people are finding newfound freedom as snowbirds. Retirees who migrate to warmer climates during the winter are the original snowbirds, but with the recent rise in remote working opportunities, people of all ages are adopting the lifestyle. A big motivation for heading south for the winter is the sunnier, warmer…