Visiting New York City and Boston as a Family
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Visiting New York City and Boston as a Family

It’s been a bit since my first post about our summer road trip, but that’s typical for the end of the summer. It’s a blur of cookouts, Labor Day parades, and next thing you know the kids are back to school and you’re wearing sweaters and closed-toe shoes. But the…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

School resumed this week in the state of Maryland, my daughter is officially a 5th grader!  The return of school means the return of a schedule, which was really lacking and affecting my performance as a writer. It’s hard to get on a creative streak when there are kids running…

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August Recap and Charity Contribution Recipient
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August Recap and Charity Contribution Recipient

Per my blog post about taking a summer vacation from blogging, I promised to share how much I made in the month of August and would donate $100 for every $1,000 made.  Read July’s recap at this link. Site Traffic Results Traffic (which is the number of people who come…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

I love awards shows and am glad to be married to a person who also loves them. We were so psyched for the VMAs this past Monday, it’s by far our favorite of all awards shows. The performances, the weird cuts to the audience to see how a Hadid sister…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

Tamara reached out on Instagram and let me know that the #amazonnightgown dress I featured earlier this week was a direct copy of a 2016 dress made by the Australian brand Spell. She was right, and it is something I learned about an hour after the post went live when…

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Long Weekend in Philadelphia with The Windsor Suites
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Long Weekend in Philadelphia with The Windsor Suites

At the beginning of the year, Karl and I made sure to keep the month of July empty in case we were to go on a vacation. We hadn’t taken a proper summer vacation since our cross-country road trip a couple of years ago and were itching to travel. However,…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

I am writing this from Naples, Florida where I am with the intimates brand Soma. They are celebrating their 15th anniversary and invited 14 influencers to join them. I am super honored to be here. Before coming, I looked at the guest list and it seemed as though everyone had…

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Weekend Reads
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Weekend Reads

I’m so sad to hear of the passing of Toni Morrison. I first experienced her work in college; a class syllabus included “The Bluest Eye” and I was changed. That summer, I read “Song of Solomon,” “Beloved,” “Sula,” and “Jazz.”  Because of Toni Morrison, as an English Lit major, I…

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