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Wednesday, 16th August, 2017

The Art of Transition

Every April, Technically Media hosts their amazing “Philly Tech Week.” It’s a week full of creative, tech, entrepreneurship and media events for the startup and business community here in Philadelphia. Organizations/companies can host their own…
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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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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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FIFA in real life. Happy birthday Warren! 27 is gonna be a good year yo! #leoseason #augustleos… instagram.com/p/BX11…

About 11 hours ago from Melissa Alam's Twitter via Instagram

  • 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