A Mexican Wedding

I’m trying to catch up with all of the photos I took from my trip in Mexico! Today, I’m sharing some photos from the beautiful wedding we attended (and the main reason we flew out…
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Femme & Fortune Rebrand

I’m addicted to rebranding. Something about scrolling through Pinterest and getting those pings of inspiration each time. For me, the vision of Femme & Fortune was always a work in progress. I started the site…
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Cañada de la Virgen

Epic. Freaking epic. We took a day trip outside of San Miguel de Allende to visit a pyramid. What we got was a beautiful hike and some history lessons of old Mexico. Like really old. Cañada…
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Sunset Drinks In Mexico

Selfie nation. One of the best views in town is on the rooftop of the Rosewood Hotel. It’s a sexy bar called Luna and a 5 minute walk from where we’re staying in San Miguel de…
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Oh Hey, San Miguel de Allende

This post probably makes me seem like a travel blogger. I mean the past few posts have been about places I’ve recently visited, but I promise I’ll start posting more about the rest of life…
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Brooklyn, Baby

I FINALLY WENT TO BROOKLYN!! LOUD NOISES!!! So I’ve always been one to admire the Brooklyn mindset. As a wannabe hipster (or full hipster to some), Brooklyn is the holy land for some laid back,…
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A Sinful Feast

In the late 1700s, Elizabeth Willing Powel — wife of Samuel Powel, Philadelphia’s first post-Revolutionary mayor — was considered Philadelphia’s premier social figure, known for entertaining the city’s elite in her luxurious home on Third…
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Walnut St. Labs

I was invited to do an hour long chat at Walnut St. Labs last week – and it was a blast! Walnut St. Labs is a co-working and incubator space in the beautiful Philly suburb…
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Dear Paris, You Stole My Heart

You were amazing. A fresh of breath air and a reality I’d envision for years. Even though I spent three days exploring your beautifully historic and cultural city, it’ll be one trip I’ll never forget.…
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Brown Girl Power

I was recently interviewed by some fabulous South Asian ladies for India.com and BrownGirlMagazine.com. What an honor! I’ve always wanted to shine more light on the South Asian scene and really set an example of…
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  • FIFA after dark haha. Happy birthday Warren! 27 is gonna be a good year yo! #leoseason #augustleos 😂⚽️🎂
  • Learn how to make chicken tikka masala and tandoori chicken the RIGHT way from the chefs and owner of @tandoorfishtown this THURSDAY! 🤤🤤🤤 Come hungry but leave full and happy thanks to our next event with @bestbite. Tickets are $30 and include 3+ courses of delicious and savory Indian dishes, plus some great conversation with fellow foodies. 🥘 Check out the link in @bestbite's bio for ticket info! 🎟🎟🎟. P.S. @priyankachopra may or may not attend...only way to find out is to come through! #bestbite #foodieevents #tandoorfishtown
  • Accurate future photo of me in Italy at the end of this month. Currently trying to figure out a what to do, eat and see for the 8 days I'm there and it's so overwhelming. Also nervous that I may fall in love with the country too much and not come back. 🤷🏽‍♀️ Anyway, send me recs for Rome - Sorrento - Venice! #romanholiday