2018 New Year Instagram Story Templates!

Let’s end 2018 with some fun, shall we?! I’m a 3w4 on the Enneagram — so all my feelings and reflecting is heightened around the end of the year. With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, I wanted to bring that reflection to our Instagram stories! So, I made these 2018 New Year Instagram […]

December 29, 2018

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Free Stuff, Lifestyle

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2018 Recap: Year of Checking Off Bucket List Items

Click to watch my 6 minute 2018 Recap Video: My 2018 was my favorite journey around the sun yet! That’s why I wanted to create this 2018 Recap: Year of Checking Off Bucket List Items! It includes trips to 7 countries (Scotland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Haiti, England, Uganda, and Kenya), plus 2 trips to New […]

December 28, 2018

My 2018 had trips to 7 countries (Scotland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Haiti, England, Uganda, and Kenya), plus 2 trips to New York City! I got to see Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in person on the Royal Wedding Day! I went to 4 celebrity events: Sam Smith, Childish Gambino, Florence + the Machine, and Michelle Obama's Becoming book tour (where Barack Obama made a surprise appearance)! I moved to a new apartment in Washington, D.C. and I love living in DC more than ever before. I got to be a public speaker at 2 conferences! And I checked ELEVEN items off of my bucket list! It was an amazing year!

Lifestyle, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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My Favorite Things: Christmas Present Ideas 2018

Click to watch video: It’s the happiest time of the year, and I have had a blast planning out what I’m going to give my friends and family. When you know what to get someone, gift giving is a rush. However, when you don’t know what your loved ones would like, it can be super […]

December 6, 2018

Lifestyle, Trades of Hope

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Dressember: Join Me in Fighting Slavery!

I founded Trades of Hope to create jobs in developing countries and empower women in poverty to have hope and dignity. When women in developing countries have jobs, they are a lot less vulnerable to being trafficked — another reason I LOVE Trades of Hope and our fair trade accessories. This passion has led me […]

November 30, 2018

Trades of Hope founder Elisabeth Huijskens participates in Dressember to raise money to fight human trafficking.

Empowerment, Style, Trades of Hope

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My Skincare Routine

 I grew up with acne, and I used to think that skincare was a retail ploy to get people to spend hundreds of dollars a year on products for their skin that don’t work. Well, now I’m a huge believer! It totally works. (Or I’m just another fool putting placebo goop on my face […]

November 29, 2018

Beauty, Lifestyle

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Tint Your Own Eyebrows! (with Beard Dye)

I was looking into getting my tiny eyebrows microbladed, but holy guacamole it’s expensive! I want luscious brows when I wake up, but I don’t want it that bad. Then I found out about tinting your eyebrows at home with BEARD DYE. I kid you not. It costs about $8 (for the box of dye), I had […]

October 29, 2018

Beauty, Lifestyle

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At the Royal Wedding!

While I didn’t receive a direct invitation from HRH Prince Harry and newly-Duchess Meghan, I did have a whirlwind of fun joining 100,000 others outside of Windsor Castle to accompany the couple on their historical day. (And while I somehow wasn’t invited to their intimate reception, I did get photos of the beautiful newlyweds. In one, Harry […]

May 20, 2018

Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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6 International Travel Tips

Bring snacks. If you’re asleep on the plane while they’re passing out dinner or breakfast, they’ll just skip you! And you’ll be hungry (on top of jet lagged). I usually go for trail mixes (with chocolate!) and dried (probably sugary) fruit. Your suite case matters. It is a game changer on traveling days and throughout your trip! […]

December 9, 2017

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