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Friday, 29th April, 2016
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Cherry Bomb

Kat and I got to play dress-up last night for Spoonful Magazine’s amazing Spring Community Dinner. Held in the Stotesbury Mansion in Rittenhouse, the venue itself was absolutely incredible. Perfect for an intimate wedding if…
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If you like piña coladas…

So I had this $200 ticket voucher from a flight last year that I needed to spend on a random trip. So where did I end up using it?   Why, Puerto Rico of course!…
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Spring Cleaning

It’s been months since I’ve written a post! I know, I suck. I haven’t had time slash haven’t been that inspired to blog. BUT – I’ve been thinking about my personal brand recently, and I…
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Seattle Times

I finally got to Seattle! As part of our editorial tour with Spoonful Mag, Sara and I went to Denver (see post here), Seattle, Portland and San Fran during December. Yup, we were living out of…
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Back to the Future – Old City, Jerusalem

I never got to post my photos from my visit to the Old City of Jerusalem last June. Talk about history! I mean this place has such an ancient feeling the moment you step into it.…
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27 Things I Learned Or Did in 2015

Around this time of year, I browse some of my favorite blogs and see beautifully curated lists of lessons learned or yearly recaps. I pretty much fail each year to take the time and write…
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First Stop: Denver & Boulder

Most people don’t know this but I’m working on a new print magazine that’s launching this January called Spoonful Magazine. I’ll talk more about that in a separate post because it’s such an exciting project…
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The Time I Met Gordon Ramsay

What a cool experience! My bestie Sara organized a little local Philly press event on behalf of Good Morning America’s 40th Year Anniversary. With 40 hours of non-stop programming, Good Morning America wanted to spend…
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Showing Vulnerability on Medium.com

I had a recent experience that inspired me to finally write my first post on Medium.com. I’ve been wanting to write something for this open blogging platform, especially seeing my mentor’s candidness on it. I…
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PhillyVoice – Five For Friday

Local media outlet, Philly Voice, recently caught up with me as part of their Five For Friday Influencer series. They asked me about how I stay energized and sane with all the stuff I do…
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