You There Spring?

Global warming is real yo. I’m currently enjoying a beautiful and warm weekend here in Philadelphia…and yes it’s February. Should we be worried? Probably.   So what’s new folks? Let’s seeeeeeee. I relaunched Femme &…
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Philly Union #Doop

Being an avid fan of soccer (futbol!!!) and how one of my good friends happens to be on a major league soccer team in my city, it only made sense to ask him for press…
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Straight Chillin’

Currently: sitting at Le Pain Quotidien in SoHo looking for apartment/sublet leads in NYC, responding back to emails, finishing up Fearless Conference to-do’s and thinking about a lot of stuff. Mercury hit me hard last month…
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Why I Get Tattoos

So I’ve been getting tattoos for a few years now. At first I did it for a sense of rebelliousness, but then it became to symbolize moments and stories in my life that I wanted…
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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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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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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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Oh Hey 27, Thanks For Making Me Feel Like An Adult (Finally)

It’s taken me a few months to write this considering it’s October and I turned 27 on August 1st. I guess I’ve been feeling some sort of way about this whole turning older thing. You know…
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This Was Bound To Happen

Update: Ok fine, I’m not moving to Berlin. I will still be going for a few days since I did buy my ticket, but my international move has been postponed for now. Don’t worry, I…
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FIFA in real life. Happy birthday Warren! 27 is gonna be a good year yo! #leoseason #augustleos… instagram.com/p/BX11…

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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