• Gingerbread House Dining Experience at the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain

    December 28, 2017

    To get into the holiday spirit, Alex and I dined in the Ritz-Carlton’s adobe-styled gingerbread house! Having dinner inside the life-sized gingerbread house was a magical experience two days before Christmas. After driving through the cacti lit with twinkling lights, we arrived at the resort and were graciously welcomed by several congenial staff. We spotted…

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  • Afternoon Tea at Bergdorf Goodman

    December 12, 2017

    With my friends visiting from Australia and being avid tea drinkers, I wanted them to experience afternoon tea in New York at Bergdorf Goodman’s BG Restaurant. One of my good friends from New York, Jill, also joined in on the experience. After having a mini photoshoot in Central Park, we headed over to Bergdorfs. The…

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  • Fall in Central Park

    December 8, 2017

    There’s nothing quite like Central Park, particularly in the fall. The air is crisp, the autumn leaves crunch beneath your feet and you can’t help but smile because you know Manhattan will soon be covered with Christmas lights from sidewalks to skyscrapers! In the meantime, Central Park provides beautiful fall scenery. I coordinated my ensemble…

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  • Ironman 70.3 Arizona

    October 28, 2017

    Only five days ago I crossed the finish line for my first Ironman 70.3! I felt pretty good about placing in the top 30% out of all women and finishing two hours before the cut-off time at 6:39:09– especially since my watch died after the bike and I had no method of knowing my pace…

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  • Top Ice Cream Spots in Tucson

    September 18, 2017

    Living in a desert means the summer heat lingers to mid October or so. To compensate with the Sonoran sun, it is a must to cool down with ice cream. Thankfully Tucson has plenty of ice cream spots, and in no particular order, I would like to share some of my favorite below! 1. The…

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  • Maynards Market & Kitchen Guest Chef Series– Italy Meets AZ

    September 13, 2017

    Thanks to Maynards Market & Kitchen, I had the opportunity to attend their delicious Italy Meets AZ six-course dinner. Italy has always held a special place in my heart and I was particularly excited to attend this dinner because the chef is from my study-abroad home in the beautiful town, Orvieto. La Dolce Vita My…

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  • Lash Extensions Review: Everything You Need to Know

    September 9, 2017

    With my upcoming wedding in February, I started looking at options for lashes. Naturally, my lashes are nice but for wedding photos, I was looking for an extra pop. Thankfully around the same time, a Tucson lash-technician named Wendie contacted me if I would be interested in reviewing lash extensions as a sponsored service. Wendie…

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  • Top Matcha Desserts in New York

    August 8, 2017

    Anyone who truly knows me, will know of my utmost obsession with matcha. I can’t get enough of matcha, whether I’m ordering a latte (hold the sugar) or a decadent dessert. On my most recent trip to New York, my friend Heidi  joined me to try out two more matcha places on my list. Heidi,…

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  • Wedding Season in New York

    August 4, 2017

    Generally speaking, wedding season falls between Spring and Fall. Finding the perfect wedding attire can present a challenge depending on the formality of the wedding but when in doubt, go with a high-quality fabric that has an a-line cut. A nice fabric never fails, and an a-line cut is flattering on everyone. Ted Baker Sunglasses…

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