• Parisian Palate

    February 28, 2017

    One of the best parts of Paris IMO was the food! We tried everything from street food to cafes to full-service… and I can honestly say it was all outstanding. I would go back to Paris for the food alone! Train Street Restaurant/Bistro Boulangerie/Desserts For a more detailed description of some of the food we…

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  • Architecture in Paris

    February 22, 2017

    Something I’ve always held an eye for is detail. Paris does a phenomenal job on the detail of its architecture. Alex and I took our time seeing what we could, but unfortunately couldn’t see everything. However, check out some of the amazing things we did get to see below! The Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile…

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  • Warrior Woman Wednesday: Candace Jackson

    February 16, 2017

    Being an army wife is challenging enough, now add four children and a goal to obtain a second degree. Meet Warrior Woman Wednesday Candace Jackson! Candace was all too familiar with the role of being a military wife because she was raised by one. Her father was in the Air Force which meant a lot…

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  • A Happily Pink Journey: One month progress

    February 13, 2017

    Back in January I started “A Happily Pink Journey” running group and I’m happy to say the members are doing a fantastic job; they consecutively ran all four Saturdays! Happily Pink Runners: Manny Esteban Lauren Cait Leah Josiah Luna Miah Guest Runners: Victoria Kieran The objective of the group is be a fun, casual run…

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  • Warrior Woman Wednesday: Cristina Cruz

    February 9, 2017

    Growing up, Cristina faced bullying but decided to ignore the haters and let her true self shine! Along the way, she developed a passion for criminal justice and fitness. Meet Warrior Woman Wednesday, Cristina Cruz! My first impression of Cristina (Crizzy) was made in a high school choir room. She was shy and maintained a…

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  • Ladurée

    February 8, 2017

    I first met Ladurée as a marketing intern in New York my junior year of college. The Parisian-based macaron shop was known for having only the best macarons in the world. At the time, there were only two locations in the United States and both were in NY. My friends and I were exploring SoHo…

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  • The Louvre

    February 3, 2017

    The Louvre is most iconic for two things: the Mona Lisa and its glass pyramid. What I loved was the architecture of the building itself, and seeing one of my favorite childhood paintings, The Coronation of Napoleon. Jacques-Louis David’s The Coronation of Napoleon is a painting I fell in love with upon seeing it in…

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  • Warrior Woman Wednesday: Kelly Taylor Carton

    February 2, 2017

    When someone hears Cosmopolitan magazine and volunteering, they don’t usually associate the two but for Kelly, she made the jump when she realized her college dream job wasn’t quite the right fit. Meet Warrior Woman Wednesday, Kelly Taylor Carton! When you meet Kelly there’s a couple of things you immediately notice about her: how lovable…

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