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For most of my adult life, I’ve considered myself an average cook. Could I cook enough recipes to keep things interesting and edible? Yes. Could I enter a cooking competition or feel thrilled at the idea of cooking for an entire dinner party or holiday get-together? Maybe not. As I’ve gotten older, though, I’ve enjoyed […]

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For most of my adult life, I’ve considered myself an average cook. Could I cook enough recipes to keep things interesting and edible? Yes. Could I enter a cooking competition or feel thrilled at the idea of cooking for an entire dinner party or holiday get-together? Maybe not. As I’ve gotten older, though, I’ve enjoyed […]

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Featured Image Credit: Calpak Surprise! It’s me, talking about the Calpak Luka Duffel and matching Luka Belt Bag again. As much as I feel a little bit annoying talking about these items so much, it just brings me so much joy every time someone sends me a photo of them using either of the products […]

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When my husband and I finally ended up at Excellence Playa Mujeres, an all-inclusive resort near Cancun, Mexico, it had been quite the journey to get there. We had had our long-awaited and fully planned wedding and honeymoon canceled the year before, but 14 months later, we were finally married and ready for total and […]

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Before I dive into exactly how to find new clients as a freelance writer, I think this post deserves a disclaimer: If you are reading this and you haven’t even started your freelance writing career yet, then you should close this tab and start reading something else first. Why? Well, it’s pretty simple. While there […]

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Interested in shopping my most recent vacation outfits reel? Here are links to everything, in order of appearance. I also include the sizes I’m wearing, if relevant! If helpful, I’m 6 feet tall and a size 12/14 in tops and a 14/16 in bottoms. My usual dress size is a 14. Denim bustier, Size 12 […]

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In case you don’t know, I recently challenged myself to a no buy month. I wrote about it for Apartment Therapy, so you can check out the article there when it’s live and read about all the insights I gained from the experience if you want, but TLDR: The four weeks of only buying essentials […]

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If there’s any single question I get the most on Instagram that I do not have an answer to, it’s about my three-stone necklace that I wear everyday. When it comes to that particular piece, I’ve had it for so long that I don’t remember much about it other than that it was a gift […]

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Part of why I’m trying to be better about blogging regularly is to be better about answering questions. There’s only so much I can fit into a tiny chat on Instagram direct messages. One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is about all things Philly. Why did you move to Philly? What should […]

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For a long time, I’ve believed that I really operate on only two modes. The first mode is when I feel totally on fire, like I am the most productive person on earth. I’m pumping out stories, hitting deadlines, and crossing off items on my to-do list with wild abandon. I’m feeling creative, energized, and […]

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