My D.C. Apartment Tour

My D.C. Apartment Tour Here’s a virtual tour of my Washington D.C. apartment. I absolutely love it! I’ve lived in Washington D.C. for over three years, and have spent two of those years in this sun-soaked home. For tips on how to afford to live in an expensive city like Washington D.C., check out this […]

November 29, 2020

Life in DC, Lifestyle

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Where to Live in Washington D.C.

A Disclaimer I’ve lived in Washington, D.C. for more than 3 years! While this is actually a long time for this transient city, of course, there are people who have lived here longer. I’m not claiming to be an expert in all four corners of this beautiful city. D.C. has such a deep, moving history […]

November 29, 2020

Life in DC

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8 Ways to Celebrate Your 2020 Graduation

Que the Pomp & Circumstance! 🎓 Even though the world is going through a pandemic and we’re all staying home, here are 8 ways to celebrate your 2020 graduation! I just wrapped up my graduate program and received my master’s degree in strategic communications for social change and advocacy from American University. 🎉 Whether you […]

May 2, 2020

career, Life in DC, Lifestyle

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Was Getting My Masters Worth It Even Though I Didn’t Need It?

Ladies and gentlemen, as my Insta-fam knows, I just submitted my thesis for my master’s program. I. AM. DONE. Just call me Master of strategic communications for social change and advocacy. 👩🏻‍🎓NBD. (I took these self-portraits to celebrate my last day of class for Instagram lol!) I went to American University in Washington, D.C. and […]

May 2, 2020

career, Life in DC, Lifestyle

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Favorite Washington D.C. Restaurants

Click on this video below:  One of my favorite things about living in D.C. is all of the amazing food option, so I made a list of my favorite Washington D.C. restaurants. I love when people message me saying they’re thinking about visiting or moving to D.C. soon and want to know more about […]

July 14, 2019

Best Restaurants, Coffee, Drinks in Washington DC

Life in DC, Lifestyle

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DYI: Galentine’s Day Party Inspo

Click to watch 1 minute recap of our party for some DYI: Galentine’s Day Party Inspo: My roommate, Victoria, and I threw a Galentine’s Day party for our girlfriends here in Washington, DC. It was one of those nights we all talked about well into the next day. And though it was a mix of […]

February 13, 2019

DYI flower wall Galentine's Day Inspiration Single Valentines day Elisabeth Huijskens Blogger

Life in DC, Lifestyle, Photos + Vlogs

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3 Ways to Conquer Change

The earth is filled with reminders and comforts that whisper, “Whatever you’re going through, it’s okay. It’s a part of life. Trust that where you are right now is a beautiful part of the process.” I used to dread change. (No exaggeration, I went away to college kicking and crying because I hated transition so […]

February 10, 2019

Empowerment, Life in DC, Photos + Vlogs

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Birthday Weekend in DC

My 24th birthday weekend in D.C. was nothing short than an absolute dream! It involved a brunch that took me back in time, stumbling upon a  Madewell sale, stops around my beloved city, and the most endearing friends. The day held some of my favorite D.C. things. Therefore, I’m sharing what I did on my […]

January 13, 2019

Birthday Weekend in Washington DC Cute Balloons around Bed Idea

Life in DC, Lifestyle

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