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Travel Diary: 72 Hours in Cinque Terre, Italy

In June, J and I went on an 11-day trip to Italy with our kids, 72 hours of which was spent in Cinque Terre. Pastel-colored houses, lemon trees, linens hanging on a clothing line, a train running across a beach landscape – it’s hard to imagine anything more picturesque. Add in long drawn out dinners […]

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Philly Gems: Fishtown & Northern Liberties

Since moving to Philadelphia in 2011, J and I love exploring the city and discovering new (to us) restaurants. Fishtown and Northern Liberties are two of our favorite areas that both have a great mix of quiet residential areas and vibrant city nightlife. There are so many good foodie spots that we associate with incredible memories and amazing food. Below are some Philadelphia gems I’ve been meaning to share for quite some time. I’ll keep adding to the list as I discover new places. 


Girl Meets Library #1: Poetry

I’m starting the first Girl Meets Library post with poetry. What is it about poetry that makes us crave it in certain moments in our lives? These are some recent poetry books I’ve read if you’re not sure where to start or you’re looking for your next favorite poem.

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School Drop-Off Diaries – What To Wear

When I started pulling together what I wear in the morning for school drop-off, I realized it’s a lot of the same thing everyday with some slight variation. Essentially it’s black leggings with lug boots, a white t-shirt, a long camel cardigan and a beanie.

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Fall Style Diary: The Pieces I Can’t Wait to Wear

Do you ever really want to wear something in your closet but instead wait for the right occasion or set of circumstances? Lately, I’ve been struggling between putting on what I really want to wear, a great pair of jeans with at least 3.5 inch sandals and a chiffon top with pouf shoulders or what […]


The Sunday Edit // 8.15.21

Some things I’ve been reading this week below! The Sunday Edit Articles // The link between happiness and a sense of humor. The first paragraph is funny. // The Atlantic Why jojoba oil is one of the most believed skin oils. // Byrdie I’m so excited to see the movie, CODA. // Glamour “Who are […]