Last weekend was spent in the Hamptons, as per usual. Though I brought a special guest along for the ride this time! My partner in crime joined me for a weekend of bobbing in the ocean, drinking California wine, and laughing so hard until we fell asleep. I never take for granted the weekends spent surrounded by the refreshing, salty air of the Hamptons. I’m sure you are all completely tired of hearing about it by now.

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When I first began planning my trip to Italy, I had only a few concrete ideas in my head. I knew I wanted to visit Rome {because, it’s Rome}. I also knew I wanted to spend some time floating on the town of Venice. After that it became a question of which coastal village I wanted to soak up the most rays. And finally, I was certain I wanted to go wine tasting in the Tuscany region.

However, as I continued to research, I consistently saw the Italian capital city of Florence on everyone’s radar. Continue Reading


As mentioned in a previous post, the month of July will be filled with preparing for the next year of my life. As dramatic as it sounds, I need to buckle down and focus. With that being said, I am also making a promise to myself over the next six months.  A personal one, not just connected to the blog, but to my own well-being, following suit with the rest of the year thus far. I have yet to fulfill all my commitments placed upon myself earlier in regards to the blog.

And it makes me so sad.

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