Hey Europe, Where Dem Beans at?

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When I think of my love for coffee I think back to my early youth, when my late grandmother would make her famous Café Au Lait. This typically included a perfectly decorated Demi (Demitasse) tea cup filled with a lot of cream, sugar and just a splash of…

7 Positive Affirmations To Tell Yourself Every Day…

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You are your own best friend and the one most important person in your life. Therefore it is so crucial to consider the way you talk and treat yourself daily. Often we judge ourselves, we feel guilty after doing something wrong and we constantly put ourselves down. Think what a huge…

5 Reasons FalseCape is the Next Music Sensation…

Before I start this blog post I must say that when it comes to this 3 piece ensemble my opinion is biased. I know these guys personally. Let’s just say that I can remember the day my mother brought the lead vocalist home. He was swaddled in a blanket and he was as cute as…

Hello Adventure! It’s me, Kimmie

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Here’s a story about a freelance writer who packed up her life for the love of travel… … Yes, I am that freelance writer who gave up many things to enjoy a life abroad. It all started in 2008. I was a “Junior” in college (That awkward state…

Me, Europe and IKEA

Let me tell you a story about how IKEA became my new best friend. After leaving the comfort of my old flat, I felt myself losing little pieces of my sanity. It started with the forceful manner in which my landlord basically pushed me out of my apartment. My time was up! I had only…

Happy Halloween!

It was a Facebook post that put me in an instant state of depression. It started with a picture of the inside of my friends adorable shotgun home. In this picture I spied the following items: glitter, a glue gun, wine, hair spray, a fabulous purple wig and a variety of other Halloween-esq decor. It…

PANAMA BY ACCIDENT!

When it comes to “Throwback Thursday”, I am always eager to post pictures of my previous travels. I mean, why not reminisce on one of the best times in my life? And being that many of my travels happened during the pre-Instagram era, I am constantly looking for a reason to share travel pictures from…

Dear Katrina: We’re Doing Just Fine… Sincerely, New Orleans

Dear Hurricane Katrina, It seems like only yesterday when my mom called me in a panic to warn me about your arrival. “This is a category 5.” I wasn’t concerned with you at the time. I was more focused on the dreadful 12-hour drive to Baton Rouge; even more concerned about financing this inconvenient trip…