The Fun and Chaos of Planning Last Minute Adventures

I was taking a look at my morning calendar while sipping on the first coffee of the day when a thought in the back of my mind began to spark. Something about the date was telling me it was significant or that I’d forgotten something important that wasn’t there. Luckily, as the coffee kicked in,

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Things to do in Atlanta Airport: Zimbabwean Sculptures

Airports in the 21st century have become destinations in and of themselves, hosting gourmet restaurants, spas, and yes, even mini art exhibits. Even so, for those looking for things to do in Atlanta airport, you might be surprised to learn that an exhibit of Zimbabwean art is one of your options. A couple of weeks

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I’ve Got A Bad Case of Royal Wedding Fever!

I’ll admit it – I’m obsessed with every little detail of the upcoming royal wedding of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle (who I loved on Suits before she started dating Harry). I stalk Google and the royals’ social media accounts for the latest news. Who will design THE DRESS? What will it look like? I

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Sainte Chapelle: Hidden Jewel Of Paris’ Ile de la Cité

In the midst of the historic Ile de le Cité in Paris, tourists can find an impressive gothic church. It features stunning stained glass windows, including a beautiful rose window, and has seen nearly a millennium of royal and religious history. If you’re thinking that this sounds like Paris’s world-famous Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, you’re

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DIY A Simple Bag Makeover for Practical Style

Sometimes the simplest projects can turn out to be the ones that we love the most. That turned out to be the case with my most recent DIY fashion project, a simple bag makeover that took a canvas bag from boring to fabulous! I’m not what you’d call a fashionista in my day to day

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7 Must Have Travel Apps for Flying

Traveling is an entirely different experience now that we have a world of information at our fingertips via our smartphones. With the right apps, we can enhance our travel experience – or just stay a step ahead of travel disasters. One of the most stressful parts of most trips is getting there and back, especially

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Pros & Cons of Visiting Paris in Winter

I’ve been to Paris in winter twice now. The first time – a few more decades ago than I’d like to admit – I was maybe 11 years old. My main impression of the Eiffel Tower from that trip was that I was cold and unimpressed by the view. (What can I say…I was just

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