Truth To Power

Some photos from one of my favorite art exhibits from this summer. My friend Conrad wrote a great post and added some behind the scenes shots from the exhibit – check it out here. It…
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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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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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Society of Design Conference

If you’re a branding, advertising, typography or design geek – Philly’s got an awesome conference coming your way. “The world’s most talented creatives are headed to Philadelphia to share inspiring insights about all things design…
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For The Love Of A Dirty Iced Chai

As an entrepreneur, I need caffeine. And some days, I need a lot of it. I’ve found my favorite drink at the lovely Cafe Ole here in Old City, Philadelphia. It’s literally a block away…
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My Latest Addiction – FlyWheel

When I got a call earlier this month from a FlyWheel instructor (shoutout to Hayley!) looking to collaborate, I must admit that I was super excited. I always say that I want to get in…
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Photo Archive: WorldTown Summer Concert

I should probably start a whole “Photo Archive” series considering I have the biggest backlog of unedited photos. As I started cleaning up my Lightroom tonight, I came across these photos that I took 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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The Inaugural #LadyBossSleepover

It’s almost the end of November. Damn. I’m heading out to Paris this Wednesday (!!!), so I’m spending all day at The Hive to try and catch up with life, business, et cetera et cetera.…
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Come One, Come All – Philadelphia’s #SkillshareInstawalk

Skillshare is launching a bunch of new photography courses on their site, so in honor of that they’re hosting a global Instawalk! From October 6th-9th, cities around the world will be hosting their own #SkillshareInstawalks where…
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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