City Guide: Where to Eat, Drink and Shop in Portland

Where to Eat, Drink and Shop in Portland, OregonBecause a lot of you have asked about my recommendations for what to do in Portland, I thought it would be fun to do a city guide! These are the places I came to love over the three years I lived there, so although It’s a bit lengthy, I guarantee that you’ll have a great time at any of the following:


– Skip the hype of Voodoo and head to Blue Star or Pip’s for a delicious donut.

Screen Door is the spot for southern food and the best mac and cheese.

Pix won for the best champagne menu IN THE WORLD, but their macarons and french desserts are also to die for.

– The family style dishes at Tasty N Sons are great for either brunch or dinner.

– For really cheap (but really delcious) Thai food, go to Pad Thai Kitchen.

Lovely’s Fifty-Fifty has wood fired pizza AND homemade ice cream. Continue reading…

Philly Bound!

favorite travel goodiesWell folks, I am heading east to Philadelphia today! Philly was the first place I moved after graduating high school (the very next day actually). I haven’t been back in about seven years so it will be fun to explore the city all over again. I would love to hear your recommendations for all things to see/do/eat for while I’m there over the next week. And don’t worry, I have loads of crafty goodness queued up for while I’m gone!

sources from above: purse | film | sunglasses | pins | perfume | lip liner


PS be sure to follow along to my adventures on Instagram and Snapchat!