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This post has been a long time coming, and as I was prepping for my upcoming trip across the pond and in a swarm of packing and prepping, I thought I would share with you all some of my travel essentials! I will admit now: I’m a severe overpacker. It’s an issue. I’m working on […]

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If you all follow me over on Insta (haaaay friends!) you know that besides Seattle, Austin is slowly creeping it’s way to the top of my list for best cities in the U.S., and for good reason. Austin is unabashedly weird. And I like that. Because we’re all a little weird. It’s quirky. It’s got […]

Do you have a Valentine’s Day Date Night tradition? Or are you more a stay in and get cozy kind of couple? As much as I love discovering new restaraunts and neighborhood haunts, I’m a homebody at heart and sometimes holidays like Valentine’s Day can be even more memorable when spent at home with the […]

Did I ever think that I would be channeling my inner newsboy and wear a hat that every single news-slingin’ paperboy of yesteryear would be proud of? No, no I did not. Did I think that I would love said hat so much that I would end up wearing this newsboy hat three days in […]

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