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I write a lot of commerce stories for digital outlets. Mostly, these are round-ups of items based on what people are searching for online during any given season. I spend hours finding (and writing about) the best polo shirts or plus size loungewear or luxury sneaker brands — all topics that are assigned to me by […]

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I write a lot of commerce stories for digital outlets. Mostly, these are round-ups of items based on what people are searching for online during any given season. I spend hours finding (and writing about) the best polo shirts or plus size loungewear or luxury sneaker brands — all topics that are assigned to me by […]

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I am an anxious traveler who loves to travel. In the days before a trip, my imagination goes wild with all the ways it could kill me. There could be a car accident! Someone could break into our Airbnb! And, always, the old classic: The plane could crash! I’ve written about travel anxiety a lot, but one […]

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I think I’ve spent years thinking about my stomach. I don’t mean that figuratively. I mean if I were to literally add up the seconds that it has occupied my brain, the minutes that I have considered how to disguise it, how to shrink it, how to suck it in with more layers or Spandex […]

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Let me tell you… there are some of my favorite items of all time on this March 2022 best sellers list. The Athleta wide leg linen pants? My go-to travel uniform. The Abercrombie corset dress? The little black dress I never knew I needed. These cute, low heel sandals from Amazon? Comfortable enough to wear […]

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There is something truly satisfying about going through the analytics for the previous month and seeing exactly what everyone is buying. It’s always interesting, of course, but also oddly comforting because really… you guys are just like me. As many of you are interested in finally owning a comfortable-yet-stilll-stylish pair of jeans as you are […]

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Hi there! Thanks for stopping by. I’ll save you the 900-word intro and get to why you’re here: The shopping. AERIE LONGLINE BIKINI TOP (SHOP HERE): Unfortunately this top in the strawberry/floral version of this bikini top is sold out, but I also have it in this brown shade and I LOVE IT. I prefer […]

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At some point toward the end of Jake & I’s wedding planning process, I found myself snapping my laptop shut in frustration and proclaiming that I would “never, ever” buying anything from Etsy ever again. Of course, this was laughable, but what can I say? Spending what felt like a small fortune on custom place […]

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I am very behind on publishing this blog post because it has taken me *so* long to gather all of these links and photos and… you know, all that stuff. However, I felt the need to spread the good word when it comes to all of this stuff. So I persevered! Here it is, from […]

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One of the things I’m most proud of this year is that I prioritized daily reading more than I have in… maybe, ever? I’ve always loved to read, but in the past decade or so most of my reading has taken place during vacations as opposed to in my day-to-day life. I’d always have a […]

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