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Working Remotely | DC Coffee Shop Feature: Politics and Prose

Working Remotely | DC Coffee Shop Feature: Politics and Prose

I spend the majority of my working hours in my at-home office, but when you work from home, it’s nice to go out and get a change of scenery every one in a while. One of my favorite places to rid myself of my cabin…

I Kept My Last Name And This Is Why You Should Care

I Kept My Last Name And This Is Why You Should Care

I decided to keep my last name before I even got engaged. Actually, I decided to keep my last name before J and I even started dating. When I told him this, all he said was “I don’t want to change my name, so you…

Seeing Deeper: Space, Light & Sound at the National Cathedral

Seeing Deeper: Space, Light & Sound at the National Cathedral

One of my favorite DC gems is the Washington National Cathedral. The overall ambiance both inside and outside the Cathedral is so serene and calming that, when the weather is nice, I will spend time outside the Cathedral, clearing my mind and admiring the beautiful…

Christmastime in NYC 2019

Christmastime in NYC 2019

Happy New Year! Can you believe it’s 2020!? While I know we are already in January of the new year, I just had to post about when J and I were in New York last month. Before our trip, J and I had not been…

Enchant Christmas DC

Enchant Christmas DC

The other weekend, J and I went to Enchant Christmas DC. Enchant Christmas is a Christmas light maze and market set up at Nationals Park that is well-known for its magical light maze. We walked around the maze for about an hour, seizing every photo…

Crumbs & Whiskers | Kitten Lounge

Crumbs & Whiskers | Kitten Lounge

Back in July, my mom and I went to Crumbs & Wiskers’s Kitten Lounge as a fun way to celebrate my mom’s birthday. Crumbs & Whiskers is a cat cafe in Georgetown which not only allows people to play with adorable cats and kittens while…

Safari in Sabi Sands | South Africa 2019

Safari in Sabi Sands | South Africa 2019

The last stop on our amazing South African honeymoon was going on safari in Sabi Sands. Sabi Sands borders Kruger National Park and encompasses a number of safari lodges and reserves. J and I stayed at Arathusa Safari Lodge, which I could not recommend more.…

Johannesburg | South Africa 2019

Johannesburg | South Africa 2019

We only spent one full day in Johannesburg, but we jammed it full of activities. Animal-related activities. The centers and sanctuaries that we went to in Johannesburg play a large role in the protection and conservation of the animals they housed. While I still have…

Cape Town | South Africa 2019

Cape Town | South Africa 2019

Our next stop on our South African adventure was Cape Town. We stayed at a hotel that was right on the waterfront and was just a short walk away from all the shops and restaurants. We got our best souvenir shopping done on the waterfront…

Franschhoek | South Africa 2019

Franschhoek | South Africa 2019

Whenever I tell people that we chose South Africa for our honeymoon, I’m always asked, “why South Africa?” and “did both of you want to go to South Africa?” I never understood this. Why NOT South Africa?! J and I have lists of places we…

Our Wedding ❤️

Our Wedding ❤️

Click here to read all about the most magical day of my life 💕✨

My Bachelorette Party!

My Bachelorette Party!

My bachelorette party happened back in August and was the start of a month’s worth of wedding fun and excitement. I knew nothing about the weekend’s events until they happened– the ENTIRE thing was a surprise! The only things I was told regarding my bachelorette…

Dysautonomia Awareness

Dysautonomia Awareness

October is Dysautonomia Awareness Month, and while I have SEVERAL posts that are way overdue (read: having a bachelorette party, getting married, going on our honeymoon), I wanted to prioritize this one before the month is over. In case you didn’t already know, I have…

Old House Vineyards | Culpeper, VA

Old House Vineyards | Culpeper, VA

This spring, J and I took a road trip to Culpeper for a wedding. Since we were only there for one full day, we decided to spend our time before the wedding exploring Culpeper. We started our morning walking around downtown Culpeper with a group…