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14 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 20

October 17, 2020

So here I am, 24, in my last year of what most would call my “young twenties” (RIP). I’ve been really into self-reflection recently, so I took the time to write down all of the things I wish I knew when I was 20. There is so much I wish I had known that would have saved me a great deal of heartbreak, pain, and money throughout the last several years. Please. Learn from my mistakes!! 1. Everyone else is…

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My Picks for Amazon Prime Day 2020 (You NEED these!)

October 13, 2020

After being delayed for months…October 13th & 14th are here! We love an Amazon Prime Day over here. If you haven’t heard of this glorious shopping national holiday, it’s essentially Black Friday specific to Amazon Prime members. If you’re looking for some inspo, I’m here to give you my top picks for Amazon Prime Day 2020: Powerbeats Pro ($174.95, originally $249) Can I just say how these are my favorite earbuds ever?! I have had these for about a year…

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The Swedish Oat Milk Recipe You Must Try

October 11, 2020

This post is all about the best Swedish oat milk recipe. While my typical Starbucks order has oat milk (grande cold brew with SF vanilla & splash of oat milk), I have never made it myself before. And wow, was I missing OUT! I believe it actually tastes better homemade than store bought and you get the benefit of knowing exactly what ingredients are in it. Plus it’s super easy! Oat Milk is the viral trend originating in Sweden and…

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Best Places to Eat in Hilton Head Island

September 30, 2020

This post is all about the best places to eat in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Two words: FRESH SEAFOOD. In my opinion, there’s nothing better than being oceanside, with a salty breeze blowing, and some crab legs with a glass of sav blanc….I mean, c’mon! If you’ve read Top 12 Things to Do in Hilton Head Island, you know I teased this post- Best Places to Eat in HHI (and includes bonus places to grab a cocktail and ice…

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The Best Steals (Under $50) from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2020

September 30, 2020

Photo credit: Business Insider Let’s talk about the biggest sale of the year: the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I’m a fiend for steals & deals, and it doesn’t get much better than this! If you aren’t aware of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, keep in mind the pieces (activewear, jackets, boots, skincare, etc.) are on trend and heavily discounted. I’ve put together a list of my favorite pieces from this 2020 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale…and the best part? Everything on my must-have list…

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Top 12 Things to Do in Hilton Head Island

September 30, 2020

This post is all about the top things to do in Hilton Head Island. Hilton Head Island in South Carolina is a great spot for a low-key getaway trip for the girls, S/O, or the whole family! The best part isn’t even the beautiful beaches, but the lively and stunning atmosphere. Spanish moss hangs over almost every road, there are hundreds of ponds and lakes with crocodiles just under the surface, and you’ll catch sight of a couple of the…

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10 Must Have Home Fitness Products That You’ll Actually Use

September 30, 2020

When I first moved my workouts from the gym to home workouts, I was initially discouraged and demotivated. However, that attitude quickly disappeared when home workouts and home fitness products kicked my ass. I don’t think I’ve ever been sweatier in my life! While there are a bunch of us that can safely workout outside, there are many people where crowded outdoor areas make this a no-go. On top of that, working out indoors can typically be in a tight…

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8 Socially Distanced Things to Do in London

September 30, 2020

We’re in a weird point in life right now, right? Post-quarantine, mid-pandemic…life is confusing to say the least. However, we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel as businesses are opening back up again. With many days of beautiful London weather still ahead, get out of your home and see the beautiful city that is London. These activities are a good mix for locals&tourists alike and I preface this with only do what you are comfortable…

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5 Activities for a Productive Morning Routine

September 30, 2020

This post is all about 5 activities for a productive morning routine. An increased amount of time staying at home has got me feeling blah, blah, and blah. On top of the blah, my productivity and motivation has decreased with the lack of routine (pre-quar I was waking up every morning at 4:30 am to hit the gym and then head to the office for my full-time job, before ending my day doing work for a certification course I was…

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Best Central Europe Backpacking Route

September 30, 2020

A central Europe backpacking route guide to Amsterdam, Berlin, Munich, Salzburg, Prague, and Budapest. As a lover of old-school European cities, I have fallen in love with the architecture and shared culture of Central Europe. Dutch tulips, German pretzels and lederhosen, Austrian classical music, and so much more await a backpacking trip to these alluring cities. To top it off, most of these places are easily able to be traveled on a budget! Route I would recommend a minimum of…

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