Rachael Rahrig

Rachael is an old soul with a passion for great stories, and the people that tell them. Mom to Titus, age 4, Rachael married her high school sweetheart, Andrew, nine years ago, and life has taken them on some wild, beautiful rides since. Originally from the Midwest, they have relocated to three different states in the last four years, living in South Tampa since the spring of 2017. A homeschool graduate, Rachael holds a bachelors degree in communications & political science and is a former PR pro. During downtime, she enjoys classic films and literature, history, great food, design, working with service organizations, and being active. You can follow Rachael’s personal blog at FreshlyMintedLiving.com.

Got Unpopular Mom Opinions? You’re Not Alone.

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The Art of the Thank-You Note

As we enter the holiday season, we will be saying “Thank You” on repeat. For the cookies from a neighbor, for the sweater from Aunt Lucy and a dozen other things before Santa can...

How to Banish the Dreaded “Sunday Scaries”

I think it is safe to say that I am not the only person out there who dreads the close of the weekend. Friday night is my favorite time of the week – you’ve...

New to Tampa? Here are 5 (Funny) Things You Should Know About Tampa

It’s that time of year when the rest of the country is starting to post photos of pumpkin lattes and cozy sweaters. And Tampanians, well, we’re still drinking our coffee iced and planning our...