As much as I love living in NYC, it’s so nice to get out of the city every once and a while. One of my new favorite places to explore is the Hudson River Valley. It’s easy to get to without a car and full of so many cute towns. For our most recent trip, we took a day trip to Beacon! Here’s everything to eat, drink, see and do: Continue reading…
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San Francisco will forever be one of my favorite cities. I was living there at the time when I decided to take this blog full time (which OMG was over four years ago now). It also helped me understand the true possibility of decorating with pink, which pro tip here, you can never have enough. For those reasons alone it will always have a special place in my heart. Revisiting it on the book tour definitely rekindled my love for my former home. Ryan and I got to explore the city in a car this time (thanks Enterprise for making that happen), and see some of my favorite spots which lead me thinking… it’s about time that I share my favorite places with you! I’m sure a lot has changed since I lived there, so if you have any other reccomendations let me know so I can add them to my list for my next visit. But for now, here are my favorite places to eat, drink, shop, and see in San Francisco! Continue reading…
Happy Monday friends! I know typically for city guides I give you all the dirt you in on where to go and what to do, but this one has a bit of a twist to it since I didn’t actually stay in Wildwood. Why even share then, I’m sure you might be wondering. Well, I came across Tyler Haughey’s photo series of retro motels and decided to go and do one of my own!
It turns out as a beach town in off season, everything is completely empty. There was even one point where I was the only person on the beach. I was able to explore freely and take photos without having to wait for people to get out of the shot. Plus, guys, how could I not share these colors with you?! They’re a pastel spring dream. Okay, okay, enough talking! Here are the photos!
(photo by Do You Shoot)
Well it’s been about nine months since I moved to Philly, which still feels insane, but I couldn’t be happier with my decision! Not only is the city full of new things to do all the time, but the people that I’ve met along the way have been so kind and supportive. Honestly I’m not sure things could’ve gone any better and I consider myself very lucky.
That’s what makes today pretty wonderful because I’ll be taking over Visit Philly’s Instagram account! My theme is summer fun in the sun, so expect some vibrant snaps from several different neighborhoods here.
Here’s a bit of a sneak peek! It unfortunately won’t be all pink, but I’m hoping that you’ll be able to see a glimpse into the beauty that’s here. It was pretty fun to step outside of my brand and just push myself through another creative lens. Sometimes I get so wrapped up in curation that I forget about other facets of my creative self.
Anyway that is another topic for another day! Back to the fun stuff!
See more I took on Visit Philly’s Instagram!