A First-Timer’s Guide to Dîner en Blanc

I’ve always been on the outside of the hashtag #DinerEnBlanc. Usually sitting on my couch looking in on the fun from my iPhone checking out all the party goers slaying their Summer White. But this summer, my girls and I decided to attend Dîner En Blanc in Baltimore. Not only was this my first time attending the Dîner En Blanc event but it…
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I’m 40 & my body is betraying me… or is this normal?

Turning 40 has been nothing short of a privilege for me. I remember having grown woman talks with my mother and my favorite aunties about the joys and downfalls of becoming a “real woman”. Because contrary to popular belief, becoming a woman doesn’t automatically happen at the age of 18 or when you’re out in the world paying bills believing…
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The One Product Every Busy Traveling Girl Needs

You know that I’ve been hit with the traveling bug. At this point my suitcase has a permanent home under my bed. I don’t even bother putting it away. But because I am a true beauty junkie one of my biggest problems is how to fit all of my beauty products in my carry on. The struggle is the realest, until…
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That Time I Hosted The #TravelFlySolo17 Trip With PARLOUR Magazine

Travel gorgeous tip: Don’t drink the water in Mexico! I had a serious case of the BG’s for a week after my Mexico trip, a la Charlotte in Sex And The City. Remember when she opened her mouth in blissful joy while in the shower and well, we all know the rest. A few of us got sick and we think it was…
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The Longest Zipline Over Water & This Is Us Screaming Like Bi*ches The Whole Time [VIDEO]

For our holiday vacation last year my fiance’s family and I went on a Royal Caribbean cruise. Holidays for me are usually super depressing for me (my mom died in case you’re new to my blog) and I never want to do anything. But my fiance convinced me a cruise was a good idea. I contacted Royal Caribbean and they…
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The Best Protest Signs Seen At The #WomensMarch

Today millions of women attended the Women’s March because many feel we’ve been insulted, demonized, and threatened by Trump. There were marches in DC, New York, Chicago, Charlotte…you name it women around the country were up in arms protesting our recently elected president. I’ll reframe from gassing you up with my political views because that’s what my Facebook feed is for. The march today…
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6 Apps That Will Take Your Freelance Career To The Next Level

When I first got laid off from my full time job I panicked. That is, until someone convinced me that freelancing could be a very lucrative business for me. This career path has allowed me to build skills I would have never learned otherwise. I’ve also managed to double the salary that I was making at my full-time job. So…
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#TravelGorgeous: My LA Trip With IHG Rewards & What’s In It For You!

2016 will be forever known as the year that I fell in love with traveling. October and November were filled with non-stop travels for me and I absolutely loved it (I’m writing you from my family cruise as I type). One of my travel highlights was my trip to Los Angeles for IHG Rewards Club member’s event.
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Vlog: 5 Days With Celebrity Cruises in 5 Minutes [VIDEO]

I’m currently trying to figure out what my 2017 budget will allow me to do. Traveling is my happy place, it keeps me sane and I want to do more of it. I realized this on my last cruise on the Celebrity Equinox with Celebrity Cruises. I can’t afford a maid so I love the idea of having a room…
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#TravelGorgeous: My 5 Days With Celebrity Cruises on the #CelebrityEquinox

In case you haven’t noticed the travel bug has completely infected my soul and I have not one single care in the world. I spent most of my October and November on airplanes and while it was taxing on my skin (stay tuned for an updated skin care routine), I have so many experiences to catch you up on. I’ll…
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