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How I Spent Valentine's Day in Philadelphia

My boyfriend, Derek, and I have a few yearly traditions when it comes to Valentine's Day. The first one, have brunch for dinner and watch Valentine's Day. We started this when we were too broke to go out for a fancy dinner but now I absolutely love it. We usually get champagne to make mimos…

February and March 2021 Theme: Self Love & Acceptance

February. The month of love thanks to Valentine's Day. Sure, celebrating romantic love is sweet and surely something worth a toast or two but there's so much more to celebrate when it comes to love such as, love for your friends, love for your family and most importantly - love for yourself…

Styling a Blazer for the Weekend

For years I resisted the standard office staple - the blazer. It felt too stuffy and formal, even among the trousers or slightly professional dress I would wear occasionally. After years of dreading the idea of buying one, I finally realized it could be a good wardrobe staple. So, I finally investe…

Style Edit: Lingerie

Lingerie is one of those things I've always bought more for myself than anybody else. There's something about wearing a silky slip dress to bed that feels so luxurious, even if the slip was only $50. And somehow wearing a pretty lacy set underneath my clothes does make me feel more confiden…

Hiking at Robert H. Treman State Park in Ithaca, NY

Last fall Derek and I spent a long weekend at the Finger Lakes. I had never been there before so when I was planning what our weekend would look like I was mostly putting wineries on the list but then I realized we would be there during peak fall foliage season and I immediately added hiking to our…
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