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The Perfect Summer Drink: F’rose

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While, I was enjoying reading a book on the patio this weekend… it got hot! Tyler and I needed something to cool us down, so we whipped up some frosé. Frosé, frozen rosé, is my absolute favorite summer drink! We had so much fun making this quick and easy drink that I wanted to share my recipe. Get ready to break out your blenders out and play bartender for the…

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The Top 6 Dog-Friendly Places in Raleigh

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Raleigh, NC is a very modern city that likes to keep up with the times —always opening cool new restaurants, hip downtown bars, and hosting incredible community events. Raleigh businesses know how to cater to their demographic, which includes our furry-friends too. Raleigh prides themselves on being dog-friendly. This Summer, check out some of my Raleigh favorite attractions that fido can tag along with! Whether you are in…

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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…

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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…

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What I Learned When The Plane Went Down

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I have flown hundreds of times and I know people who travel 2x’s a week for business. Many people have flying anxiety but I have always looked at it as the easiest and safest way of transportation. In statistics, driving is more dangerous, with more than 5 million accidents in a year compared to 20 accidents in flying.The probability that you will be in a plane incident is…

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Spring Cleaning Essentials

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The following post is a guest post from the talented, Diane Ruff, blogger at Little Lady in The Big World. Check out Diane on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for more awesome articles! It is that time of year again – Spring! So, it is time to dust the appliances off and clean out that closet. You may look around and think that this is nearly impossible, but if you have the…

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10 Binge-Worthy Netflix Originals

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When Netflix first came out, it took a little while for me to hop on board. Mostly because I was a broke college kid who didn’t want to pay eight dollars a month for a streaming company I was unsure of. Now, I actually have Netflix instead of cable. I barely watch television anymore because all my favorite shows can be streamed at the click of a button.I…

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Meet The First Transgender Bride featured On Say Yes To The Dress

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I was watching TLC’s ‘Say Yes to The Dress’ and was excited to see that TLC made a leap in the right direction by featuring their first transgender bride! A total win for the LGBTQ+ community. I was even more excited when I realized that I recognized the bride! Gabriella is my old high school boyfriend’s cousin and I had spent a lot of time with her when…