Visual Travel Diaries: Caribbean Cruise to Key West + Cozumel

Visual Travel Diaries: Caribbean Cruise to Key West + Cozumel

The alternative title for this post was ‘A Vacation That Will Go Down in History’ because that’s how crazy good this getaway was. By far one of my favorite vacations I’ve ever been on. Good company. Good energy. Good food. Good drinks…so many good drinks. I could not ask for a better send off to… Read More

Does Your Wardrobe Match Your Lifestyle?

Does Your Wardrobe Match Your Lifestyle?

I’ve got a question for you. Does your wardrobe match your lifestyle? You may find it an odd question, but the truth of the matter is the majority of us (us being fabulous and fierce women of the world) struggle with our closets not because we recently put on a couple of pounds or because… Read More

The 5 most uplifting ways to start your day

The 5 most uplifting ways to start your day

I woke up on the wrong side of the bed the other day. As soon as my eyes fluttered open I was just annoyed with everything. Annoyed at my cats bouncing on the bed begging to be fed. Annoyed at how DCT can snooze right one through it all. Annoyed at the sound of my… Read More

Mini Travel Guide: Shenandoah Valley

Mini Travel Guide: Shenandoah Valley

How to Get There: Roadtrip! The Shenandoah Valley of the Appalachian Mountains is located about 75 miles west of D.C. So about a 2 hour drive depending on where you’re staying in the area. If you’re coming from the Midwest or up from the South then you’re looking at a 10-12 hour drive – again… Read More

Blog Talk // What NOT to Worry About When Starting a Blog

Blog Talk // What NOT to Worry About When Starting a Blog

So you’re getting ready to start a blog. That’s great! I remember when I first decided I wanted to blog. I knew absolutely nothing about blogging at the time – besides what I could gather from the few bloggers I was following. But I knew I wanted something to call my own, a place I… Read More

Hiking the Appalachians – A Crash Course in Being Present

Hiking the Appalachians – A Crash Course in Being Present

On our last full day in the mountains DCT and I decided we wanted to go hike and explore the Shenandoah National State Park. We were going to try hiking the Rose River Loop trail, a 4-mile hike through the woods alongside a river with waterfalls and mountainside views. The trail was rated as moderate… Read More

Visual Travel Diaries :: A Cabin in the Woods

Visual Travel Diaries :: A Cabin in the Woods

I love living in the city, especially one like Chicago. There is something truly electrifying about the hustle and bustle of city life. However, that hustle can definitely take it’s toll and when it does there is nothing like an escape to nature to help relax and rejuvenate your mind. Which is exactly what DCT… Read More

The Ultimate Summer Road Trip Playlist

The Ultimate Summer Road Trip Playlist

DCT and I are hitting the road this holiday weekend! We’ll be flying out to DC and then taking the following week to cruise the coast line and drive up into the Appalachian mountains, for a “mini-moon” of sorts (Get ready for some killer landscape shots on Instagram) I love a good road trip, especially… Read More