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Amsterdam in December

Amsterdam Things to Do

Oh Amsterdam, where do I even begin? Your canal-lined streets, smiling and insanely tall dutch residents, and highly assertive bikers can’t be beat. I’ve never visited a place for the first time while simultaneously feeling right at home. While there are some touristy things to do in Amsterdam, most things on the list are things that locals enjoy everyday. Here are my top 10 recommendations …

The Battle of Social Media

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Recently, Australian Instagram celebrity Essena O’Neill decided she is quitting social media. She confesses via YouTube that social media is “not real life” and she feels that her “happiness” was only derived by the number of likes and followers she saw on Instagram. Although it appears that she lives a glamorous and dreamy lifestyle, she claims that her life was only staged to look that way. On the …

Flying with a Puppy

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Dog Carrier Tote Bag c/o Amazon, however all opinions on the product are my own. Flying with a puppy (for free) can be hard and nerve wracking if you’re unprepared. Since Charlotte is only one year old, her behavior can still be unpredictable. Sure, we could’ve paid the $300 for peace of mind and easy traveling, but I’d rather live life on the edge a little bit…which is why …

Quaint New England

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When Brady and I landed in Boston, I felt like I was “home” in a way. It’s funny how certain places can start feeling like a home away from home even when you only visit a couple of times a year. I guess that’s one of the beauties of marriage and sharing a life together: your own home and family become each other’s home and …

Happy 26th Birthday, Tee!

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Where in the world would I be without this girl? She completes me. She’s the water to my fire, my biggest listening ear, my personal eyebrow plucker, my saving grace when I don’t know what top to purchase at TJ Maxx (because I obviously can’t get all five of them). You were born into this world under tougher circumstances than most, but it’s made you a …

Newbie Half Marathon Training Tips

Half Marathon Tips

I have been wanting to train for a half marathon for forever. I’ve started, I’ve stopped, I’ve thought about it, I stopped thinking about it. For a while I think I only wanted to do it because it was “trendy.” Well rule #1 you’ll probably never be able to do something if it’s for someone else but yourself. I started training for my half about …