Tag: 2019

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…

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…

How Calendar Blocking Changed My Life

How Calendar Blocking Changed My Life

I was given my first planner in middle school. My school gave all students planners as a way to ensure that they were on top of their schedule, homework, tests, etc. This is what opened the floodgates for me because I still went out of…

Let’s Talk About POTS.

Let’s Talk About POTS.

I was diagnosed with POTS in April 2019. For those of you who don’t know, POTS stands for Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (to be fair, I didn’t know that either until a couple of months ago). You can check out my favorite video that gives…

DC Cherry Blossoms 2019

DC Cherry Blossoms 2019

I wrote another post about the cherry blossoms back in 2014, but even as a full-time DC resident, visiting the cherry blossoms year after year never gets old. Every time I see the cherry blossoms scattered around the monuments in The District feels like the…