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Weekend Trip to Atlanta

My last trip of February was to Atlanta, Georgia. It may sound a little crazy, but my best friend (Aislinn) and I planned to meet up in Atlanta to visit the Glossier pop-up shop that opened there. Beyond going there we didn't have any plans, but it was an excuse to meet up and travel… Continue reading Weekend Trip to Atlanta

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Mardi Gras in St. Louis

This past weekend, Connor and I headed to St. Louis for Mardi Gras. We met up with my sister and a couple of our friends. We stayed at a pretty nice Airbnb (linked here). It ended up being a pretty good location and it was giant. I was super impressed and would definitely stay there… Continue reading Mardi Gras in St. Louis

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Miami Day 2

Surprise!! Two posts for this week! Day 2 in Miami started at the Salty Donut, which is my favorite donut shop in Miami. We got 3 donuts to try and share: Strawberry Shortcake, Vegan Pear Butter & Almond, and Brown Butter & Salt. My favorite and recommendation is the Strawberry Shortcake. It is seriously so… Continue reading Miami Day 2

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Arizona Trip Recap

I spent a long weekend in Arizona for my "birthday weekend." I had visited Arizona a couple times before during the year, but I never really experienced it fully. Connor and I managed to visit many different parts of Arizona during our trip and it was so much fun! Here are the highlights: The Grand… Continue reading Arizona Trip Recap

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California Day 2: Lots of Driving, Salvation Mountain, & Downtown LA

Day 2 was a lot of driving, but still super fun. We started our day in our cute Airbnb by Joshua Tree. We saw the sun slowly rise through the windows and I eventually got up to actually see it. It was really beautiful. We got ready super quick and hopped in the giant SUV.… Continue reading California Day 2: Lots of Driving, Salvation Mountain, & Downtown LA

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California Day 1: Joshua Tree

This is the beginning of a wonderful series highlighting my trip to California for Labor Day Weekend. Connor and I flew out super late Friday night. Anyone surprised? Haha!! Our flight took off around 10pm CST and we landed close to 1am PST at LAX. It was very late, so we rushed to get our… Continue reading California Day 1: Joshua Tree

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I Checked Something Off My Summer Bucket List (Garden of the Gods Recap)

I am on my way back from Garden of the Gods with Connor as I write this. If you have followed along for awhile, you probably recognize the name of this park from past posts. I have been wanting to visit since Connor and I moved to Chicago. I saw an advertisement for it on… Continue reading I Checked Something Off My Summer Bucket List (Garden of the Gods Recap)