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How to Cook an Artichoke Perfectly

To me, an artichoke is a summertime indulgence. Growing up, we didn’t have a lot of money to spend on meals, but in the summer, my mom always brought home an artichoke for us to snack on for the weekend. Back in those days, it was steamed in the microwave and served with a side

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One Month In with our Home Reno: The Bathroom

This post is in collaboration with Chase Freedom Unlimited. All opinions are my own. The renovations have started and we have officially moved out of our condo while the nasty work is being done. The hardest part about kicking off this entire renovation was the coordination of moving everything out and preparing so that our

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Viuex Nice & St. Jean Cap Ferat & Eze, France

Once we got our bearings right and settled into our vacation home, we couldn’t wait to explore more of the Cote d’Azur. I think every girl who grows up taking French class always dreams of getting to try their French in Paris and doesn’t really consider the delights that await them outside of the big

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The Ruff Reno: Plans for Our Guest Bathroom

We are 4 weeks into our renovation journey and the workers are really making incredible progress! This week the guys are installing the tile in the bathrooms, which means the bathrooms are almost ready to be operational, which means I need to finally make some decisions on our paint, hardware, and sconces. I think one

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How to Take the Best Travel Photos

Now that you are suited up with a great camera for travel, something small and tote-able that won’t weigh you down like the RX100 or the Sony A6000 (or Sony A7iii), I want to equip you with the skills on how to take fantastic photos wherever you go! As I mentioned in this post, a

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Best Cameras for Traveling & Beyond

I think one of the most frequent questions I get whenever I do a Q&A on Instagram is “What Camera do I use for Traveling/Blogging/etc.” As I’ve been blogging for more than five years, I have a lot of experience shooting with a variety of cameras professionally over the years. I initially picked up photography

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