Who Do I Want to Be During a Pandemic?

These are the days we thought only happened in history books. We never thought they would happen to us, in our lifetime. But it has. And for the first time I’m fully understanding that those “stories” in the history books we had to read in school —  those history stories had characters, real living characters. […]

March 19, 2020

Empowerment, Lifestyle

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How to Take Photos of Yourself Without a Photographer

Are you an entrepreneur? Do you like to travel? Do you run a business online? Let’s be honest: Do you love your Instagram feed? The 5 tips below will teach you how to take photos of yourself without a photographer — whether you’re getting photos of yourself at home for your online presence/Instagram or for traveling the […]

October 25, 2019

How to Take Photos of Yourself without a Photographer

Lifestyle, Living in London, Photos + Vlogs, Travel

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Why Everyone Should Live Abroad for a While

Needing to grocery shop among locals… Going into work at a job where I’m expected to show up… Developing a lovely routine within the world of a different culture… It has always a dream of mine to live abroad. And I am living that dream now as I live and work in London! Now that […]

October 24, 2019

Why Everyone Should Live Abroad for a While

Lifestyle, Living in London, Travel

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London No. 02: How to Meet New People

Before we jump into it, I must point out that I am an “extroverted introvert.” Putting myself out there, using my voice, and learning how to meet new people — for me — is a choice. It is not something that comes naturally to me. I decide to take these steps to meet new people […]

October 10, 2019

How to Meet New People, London

Lifestyle, Living in London, Travel

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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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Time Management Tips to Do it All

I get the question a lot: “How do you do everything you’re doing now?” For those who don’t know: I’m working on my Master’s degree in Social Change + Advocacy, helping lead the ethical fashion brand I started, trying to get an internship in a D.C. office this summer, and growing an online platform. All […]

March 15, 2019

Empowerment, 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

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Life in DC, Lifestyle, 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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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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