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My Journey to Being Caffeine-Free

My Journey to Being Caffeine-Free

I think my coffee addiction started in college, maybe even high school. To be honest, I don’t remember the exact moment it started, I just remember it always being there. As you can imagine, working full time while getting my MBA only made the addiction…

A Very Real List of Things I’ve Done in Quarantine

A Very Real List of Things I’ve Done in Quarantine

My husband and I are now officially in week 8 of quarantine (I know, most people are probably in week 6 or 7, but his work went remote early and I work from home, so once he started working remotely I decided to start self-isolating…

Memory Keeping & Day One

Memory Keeping & Day One

I have been documenting my memories and keeping journals since I was little. I used to start every family vacation and sleep-away camp with a blank notebook, and would return home with a journal bursting with notes, memories, tickets, brochures, and small trinkets pasted to…

Things That Are Getting Me Through Quarantine

Things That Are Getting Me Through Quarantine

The COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly changed everyone’s lives over the last couple of months and many are still figuring out how to cope with those changes. Personally, I have found that quarantine has not only given me a “new normal” to get used to, but…

My Digital Planning System

My Digital Planning System

I wish I were a paper-and-pen kind of planner. Truth be told, pre-iPhone, I actually was a paper-and-pen planner. There is something about writing in a physical planner, personalizing it, and color-coding it with pens and highlighters that makes me happy. Every year when new,…

Travel Outtakes: Hawaii & St. John

Travel Outtakes: Hawaii & St. John

To conclude this segment of my “travel outtakes” series (click here to see the previous posts in the series), I went with a tropical theme for anyone who has recently caught themselves daydreaming of island life (me!). Today, I will be sharing pictures that did…

Travel Outtakes: South Africa

Travel Outtakes: South Africa

For this round of travel outtakes (click here for the first round), I wanted to share photos that did not make the cut for the original blog post I wrote about our honeymoon in South Africa. Just as I did in my previous post, I…

Travel Outtakes: Greece

Travel Outtakes: Greece

During our COVID-19 quarantine, I have been looking through old travel photos in an attempt to distract myself and reminisce about happy times. I have found that looking through old photos has helped me a lot, so I wanted to share some travel outtakes for…

An App to Help You Stay Calm in Stressful Times | Calm

An App to Help You Stay Calm in Stressful Times | Calm

In today’s fast-paced world, it is common for people to feel anxious and overwhelmed. These feelings have only been exacerbated by the fears and worries surrounding COVID-19 and how it has been impacting everyone’s life. One of the things that helps me alleviate anxiety and…

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…