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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