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June 2017

The Nap Queen’s Guide to Getting More Zzz’s

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Sleep and I have a love-hate relationship. I love sleep and as of recently, I haven’t been getting enough of it! Between all my anxiety, work, and other responsibilities, I end up tossing and turning throughout the night. Getting enough rest is super important to our overall health. Adults should be getting 7-9 hours of sleep a night to maintain a positive lifestyle. I was ready to…

Soak Up The Sun AND Save The Elephants

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This past month, I spent a week in Wilmington with my family. We drank, we laughed, we sat on the beach for hours… and it went by too fast! (I say as I sit in my window-less office.) For my vacation, I packed three of my new Ivory Ella shirts and was super excited to show them off!The shirts were all SUPER comfy and had such vibrant colors…

Weekend Adventures: The Mayton Inn

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This past weekend was my 22nd birthday and Tyler and I’s anniversary so we decided to treat ourselves! The Mayton Inn was recommended to me by a co-worker and the cherry on top for the weekend. Although, The Mayton Inn was only twenty minutes away from our apartment in Raleigh, It was nice to take some well-deserved R&R for the night.The Mayton Inn is…

This Summer’s #AccessoryGoals

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I’ve heard of monthly subscriptions for books, wine, food… but how about jewelry?! Rocksbox is transforming the way we discover and buy jewelry! I was SO excited to receive my first set with three unique pieces of jewelry. This month I got a beautiful necklace, bracelet, and earrings. To become a Rocksbox member, all you have to do is sign up and it’s only $21/month!You start…

7 Things You Need in Your Beach Bag

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Today marks the summer solstice —the longest day of the year. Which means, Summer is finally here!  Who else is looking forward to endless beach days and weekend pool parties? Here are a few suggestions on what not to forget when you head out to enjoy the water.SunscreenSunburn is NOT a joke —it’s your health! You should choose a sunscreen with a high SPF, is water resistant…

Weekend Adventures: Asheville

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We had the absolutely most amazing time in Asheville, NC!!! So much so that Tyler wants to move there now… ?I booked our Asheville trip pretty last minute. I pounced on the idea of a weekend getaway and had heard lots of great things about the town. Also, I selfishly wanted time with Tyler to myself (aka: no video games!). This was our first experience with Airbnb and definitely not…

Best Beaches in North Carolina

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If you met me, you probably would never be able to tell I grew up in New Jersey. North Carolina has my heart through and through. Depending on what mood I’m in, I could either drive 3 hours to the mountains or 3 hours to the beach! On the topic of beaches… North Carolina is home to some of the most beautiful beach destinations in the United States. Pack…

On Learning to Love Yourself

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I have always struggled with confidence —especially my weight. When I was a Senior in high school, I had to take steroids to combat a virus and gained twenty pounds. Since, I haven’t been able to lose the extra-pounds and have carried the weight of low self-esteem around with me. I’ve never been a tiny girl per say. And in a skewed society where beauty is…

Quick & Easy Teeth Whitening for Coffee Addicts

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In case you didn’t know, I work in television and it’s super important for me to have a bright, white smile on screen! Plus early call times or late-night movie screenings are fueled by coffee. However, coffee can REALLY stain your teeth. Especially if you drink it everyday like me! So, how do I manage to keep my smile TV worthy? My secret is Smile Brilliant. Smile…

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