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10.26.18

Traveling with a Baby

Traveling with a baby wasn’t at all what I expected – there’s really …

Traveling with a baby wasn’t at all what I expected – there’s really no way to know what you’re getting into until you experience it. I went into the trip thinking the flight to be the worst part but it was a breeze. I also just assumed she’d sleep at …

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04.18.18

Travel Essentials for a Long Flight

  This post was originally published two years ago, but it’s been one …

  This post was originally published two years ago, but it’s been one of my most popular posts to-date, so I’ve brought it back with a fresh new look and updated products! Why? Because long flights are no joke. If I’m very lucky I’ll get 2-3 hours of sleep which …

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02.24.18

Travel Essentials for a Weekend Beach Trip

We packed our carry-ons and are spending the weekend in Miami for a …

We packed our carry-ons and are spending the weekend in Miami for a weekend of sunshine and laying out poolside. I shared a few things I packed for our warm-weather getaway but wanted to put together a list of everything I’m taking with me for the weekend – like my …

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02.12.18

What To Pack for a Warm Weather Getaway

This winter weather has had me dreaming of sunshine, but between feeling exhausted, …

This winter weather has had me dreaming of sunshine, but between feeling exhausted, zika, and Hawaii being too far and expensive, we’ve felt a little stuck on where to go and when to do it. Last weekend, we finally booked our trip to Miami and will be on a beach …

Travel

01.09.18

Our Amalfi Coast Honeymoon Itinerary

Now that we’ve been married for a few months, it seemed like time …

Now that we’ve been married for a few months, it seemed like time to finally share a recap of our honeymoon on the Amalfi Coast. We spent three nights in Capri and five nights in Positano in mid October, which felt like the perfect time to visit. It was warm …

Travel

12.20.17

How To Travel On a Budget

I always wanted to travel but a minor (ok severe) fear of flying …

I always wanted to travel but a minor (ok severe) fear of flying kept me grounded for most of my 20s, until I moved from LA to Chicago. I finally made it to Europe a month after my 31st birthday (with Alaina), and have back a handful of times since, …

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10.10.17

What to Pack for Paris in the Fall

I’m in Paris for my wedding weekend and plan on sharing what I …

I’m in Paris for my wedding weekend and plan on sharing what I wore each day after my trip, but for now, here’s a list of the fall trends. From leather to suede to the coziest sweaters – that I’m packing for Paris along with my favorite new brand to …

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08.18.17

A Weekend in The Hamptons

As someone who grew up in Los Angeles and now lives in a …

As someone who grew up in Los Angeles and now lives in a city where it’s freezing half the year, you can imagine how much I appreciate these warm summer months. From exploring my own city to BBQs to booking summer getaways, I’m doing everything I can to make the …

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08.09.17

What’s Inside My Travel Makeup Bag

This may not be the case for you, but there’s a difference in …

This may not be the case for you, but there’s a difference in the makeup and skincare items I use day-to-day vs. what I travel with–at least for shorter getaways. I always try to pack light and only bring what I really have to have. Here’s what I usually bring …

Travel

08.07.17

What Major City Would You Live In?

After going from not traveling at all to getting to experience different cities …

After going from not traveling at all to getting to experience different cities in the US, Europe, and South America, I can’t help but think about other place I’d love to live in–even if only for a short period of time. I love Chicago and don’t have plans to leave …

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07.03.17

Travel Essentials for a Weekend Trip

I’ve shared my travel essentials for a long flight and today, want to talk …

I’ve shared my travel essentials for a long flight and today, want to talk about those weekend getaways. As a former over-packer who now only brings the essentials, I’ve rounded up a checklist of what I always pack when I’m only away for a few nights. Outfits I try to bring …

Travel

06.26.17

2 Days in Charleston

My favorite restaurants and things to do in one of my favorite cities …

My favorite restaurants and things to do in one of my favorite cities in the US …

Life Lately

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06.12.17

A Summer Weekend in Chicago

It's not officially summer yet but here's how I spent the first summer …

It's not officially summer yet but here's how I spent the first summer weekend in Chicago.

Travel

05.31.17

Where Should We Go On Our Honeymoon?

I'm sharing my top 2 honeymoon destination and would love it if you'd …

I'm sharing my top 2 honeymoon destination and would love it if you'd weigh in. Where should we go? …

Travel

05.17.17

What to Pack for a Week in Europe Under $200

Last week, I shared what I packed for a week in Portugal and …

Last week, I shared what I packed for a week in Portugal and this week, I've rounded up the same items–all under $200 …

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05.08.17

What I Packed for a Week in Portugal

This post is 2 months late but since I did some of my …

This post is 2 months late but since I did some of my best packing to date for our weeklong trip to Portugal, I figured better late than never. I spent about an hour throwing my favorite basics into a suitcase and we were off. My outfits were simpler than ever–I …

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04.03.17

Three Days in Porto, Portugal

After spending three days in Lisbon, Portugal, we took the train to Porto. It …

After spending three days in Lisbon, Portugal, we took the train to Porto. It was love at first sight. While walking through the city we stumbled upon this miradouro as the sun set and it was magic. The tiles in Porto are even better than those of Lisbon. The only thing I couldn’t …

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03.28.17

Three Days in Lisbon, Portugal

Two weeks ago we spent a week in Lisbon and Porto, Portugal, leaving just …

Two weeks ago we spent a week in Lisbon and Porto, Portugal, leaving just 24 hours after our engagement and surprise engagement party. The food, wine, architecture, and history were everything I hoped they’d be. And the azulejos (tiles) were perfect. There aren’t direct flights from Chicago so we had a layover in Dublin …

Travel

03.22.17

My Favorite Restaurants in Chicago

Over the past few weeks I’ve gotten a handful of emails asking for …

Over the past few weeks I’ve gotten a handful of emails asking for recommendations on things to do and see in Chicago. I usually refer people to The Everygirl’s Chicago weekend city guide but have a few more recommendations that didn’t make the cut. And half of what’s on that …

Travel

02.24.17

Getting Ready to Fly

We’re two weeks away from leaving for Portugal and I’m determined to do a better …

We’re two weeks away from leaving for Portugal and I’m determined to do a better packing job than my last few trips. Last summer, I went from Italy to France and just assumed it would be warm in Paris since it was so hot in Italy. Wrong! I didn’t do a terrible …

Travel

01.31.17

Winter Travel Essentials for a Long Flight

After going on 12 trips and 30+ flights last year–which was a huge …

After going on 12 trips and 30+ flights last year–which was a huge change for me, by the way–I learned a thing or two about what to pack and what to keep in my carry-on. I shared some of my favorite products 6 months ago and although these essentials work …

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