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MY CARRY-ON BAG

Ok. So, if anyone knows me, you know that I’m a total over-thinker when it comes to packing (& life in general ;)). I don’t like to overpack but I really do like to ensure that I have all…

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5 STEPS TO PLAN YOUR FIRST INTERNATIONAL TRIP

1. Research Probably not too much of a shock that this is the first step :). I did a TON of research when planning my first International trip. Mainly because I really wanted to ensure I was going to…

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LIFE UPDATE

September is usually my favorite month of the year but I gotta say, I’m happy to be in October. The month of September was a complete doozy. I moved out of my apartment in Winston Salem and into my…

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I QUIT MY JOB – EEK!

This past year and a half has been quite the roller coaster ride. I’ve grappled with the decision to quit my job for over a year and finally mustered up the courage to do it. And let me just…

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I’m Going to Be an Aunt!

Anyone who knows me well knows that I absolutely love kids. I’ve been a nanny for over 10 years, including my time throughout college and even nannying in the mornings before my corporate job. To me, there is nothing…

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Pastels & A Straw Hat!

Because I’m fair skinned, I’ve learned what colors I look the best in and what colors I don’t. Lighter pastel colors, especially pink tones, seem to work the best with my skin. I’ve paired this look with a neutral…

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Colorful Gladiator Sandals!

I’m not much for a ton of color in my wardrobe but these shoes caught my eye as soon as I saw them. They actually fit in pretty perfectly with my style, since it’s mostly neutrals and this adds…

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My Life-Changing Trip to Bali

So, I’ve been putting off writing this post for awhile – mainly to give myself some time to process and reflect on the experience before telling my story. To be totally honest, Bali wasn’t necessarily on my ‘Places To…