DC Weekend Getaway to The River Inn
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DC Weekend Getaway to The River Inn

One of Karl and my favorite things to do as a couple is a quick weekend getaway. There’s something about new surroundings that helps you unwind but also recharge. We love staying local – you get all the enjoyment from a getaway without the long drive or flight home. At…

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Rebelle Con: A Recap
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Rebelle Con: A Recap

Have you heard of the Rebelle Con? It’s a conference for women who are defining and creating their own version of success.  Founded by Shannon Siriano Greenwood, Rebelle is for those who are sick of the “go hard or go home” messaging that causes so many to burn out, get…

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A Weekend in Palm Springs with Chico’s
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A Weekend in Palm Springs with Chico’s

This past weekend I went to Palm Springs, California with the clothing brand Chico’s. Along with four other over-40 influencers (Sheree of  SheSheShow, Dawn Lucy of Fashion Should be Fun, Tonya of The Real Chic Life, and Jamie of More than Turquoise), we had a weekend of fashion and adventure.…

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What I Put in my Carry-On Bag
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What I Put in my Carry-On Bag

Thanks to a previous career that required a lot of business travel and plenty of travel opportunities as a blogger, I have become quite expert in packing for travel. I find especially for airplane travel, your carry-on bag contents determine how comfortable of a flight you will have. Friday I…

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How to Pack Light but With Style
Fashion Advice

How to Pack Light but With Style

In the comments of a recent blog post, a reader had a question regarding packing non-clothing items for a trip.  She wanted to know how to pack light but maintain her style.  How to consolidate beauty products and toiletries, shoes and accessories to reduce the number of bags without ending…

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Weekend Getaway at The Bavarian Inn West Virginia
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Weekend Getaway at The Bavarian Inn West Virginia

Two weekends ago, my husband and I went to The Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown, West Virginia for a romantic getaway. I’m usually the travel planner; my husband doesn’t use social media and tries to stay off the internet as much as possible. However, he wanted to surprise me for my…

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Family Weekend Stay at WhyHotel
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Family Weekend Stay at WhyHotel

Do you ever experience something and wish you had thought of it? That’s how I felt when my family and I spent New Year’s Eve weekend at the WhyHotel DC. A hybrid between a hotel and an Airbnb, WhyHotel sets up in new apartment buildings in cool locations that aren’t…

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Romantic Weekend at District Wharf
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Romantic Weekend at District Wharf

My husband’s birthday was this past weekend, and it’s known as usually being a beautiful weekend in DC… one of the last of the season. We’ve made it a tradition to go away as a couple for his birthday weekend. Sometimes we go somewhere new (see our Asheville weekend getaway),…

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