10 Tips to Traveling

I’ve been traveling a LOT this year, definitely more than usual (this is mostly because I have the free time now that I work from home so I’m taking advantage of that “work from anywhere” luxury!) Since April I’ve traveled to Michigan, New Hampshire, Maine, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Florida, Virginia (duh – that’s home base) and now I’m in Barbados! I’ve always loved exploring the world, seeing new places, and experiencing other cultures BUT there’s one thing I hate, despise, LOATHE (can you tell I don’t like this…) about traveling… any guesses? PACKING AND UNPACKING. On a regular day at home […]

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Monkeys & Monks

Just over a year ago I was traveling around Thailand with my dad.  His current wife is Thai and he’s been going there on business trips for many years.  So I asked if this time I could tag along. ✈️ It was absolutely AMAZING. I have never seen such beautiful places, eaten such amazing food (the fruit was phenomenal) and bought so many cheap clothes, I practically got a new wardrobe haha! Anyway, I could go on and on but I wanted to tell you about when we went to Hua-Hin and visited the 🐒 Monkey Temple. My dad told […]

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A Quarter Century

Can you believe it’s already March?! That means Spring and warm weather are right around the corner. It also means my birthday is coming up in a week and this year is a big one – 25 (if you didn’t already guess).  On March 8th I will have been on this Earth for 25 years. That’s 9,132 days! A lot of things have happened in my life and the world since I was born. I’ve had so many experiences there’re too many to count but I thought I would make a list of 25 things I’ve learned.  Even if you’re […]

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Welcome to New York – It’s Been Waiting for You

I’m not trying to be cliché with the title but T-Swift had just released 1989 and “Welcome to New York” was basically my theme song while moving up there from Virginia. Here is what my first 48 hours of life in NYC looked like: I moved to Washington Heights, 179th Street in NYC the second week of November 2014 and it was an adventure from the very first day. I scored a free ticket to attend Cosmopolitan’s Fun Fearless Life event. This was their first ever 2-day conference that included speeches from powerful women, fun freebies, and networking. It felt so, […]

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