A few months ago I went on a work trip to Philadelphia. I knew my work days were going to be long so I flew in early Sunday morning to explore the city. Below is what I was able to fit into one day plus a few restaurants I ate at during my trip! Places to See Liberty Bell: The Liberty bell is one of the most iconic symbols for American Independence. It is free to see so definitely check it out if you are in the city. Independence Hall:… View Post

Art Prize is an event downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan that started in 2009 and has grown immensely over the past 9 years now attracting over 500,000 people to the city. Any artist from anywhere in the world is welcome to enter a piece into the competition. The art is displayed all over city in the bars, restaurants, museums, parks, hotels, etc. and is judged by art experts as well as the public. Two winners (one for the expert votes and one for the popular vote) receive a $200,000 prize. From… View Post

My time in NY has come to an end and being the sentimental person I am I wanted to capture all of the amazing things I got to do during my 6 months in the city. I got to see a 70 degree day in February followed by 2 terrible snow storms that shut down the city. I ate at a ton of excellent restaurants and was lucky to have great company while I did. More than anything, New York taught me to appreciate having a work life balance. It… View Post

Happy New  Year everyone! Can you believe its 2017 already?? I’m still trying to wrap my head around it. For the past few years I have been spending new years eve in New Orleans with my sister. She has to go for work so I let her pull my arm and bring me along for the fun! Below is a recap of everything we did over the weekend. Enjoy! Where I Stayed: The Roosevelt Hotel: This Roosevelt hotel is absolutely GORGEOUS this time of year. This was my second time coming to… View Post

Hey loves- happy Saturday! Another week down which means we are that much closer to Christmas 🙂 If you read my last post or follow me on Instagram you know I was in New York last weekend. It had been about 10 years since I stayed there for a weekend so I was very excited to finally experience the city as an adult (or at least adult-ish). I have already seen a lot of the super touristy parts of New York (Statue of Liberty, Broadway, Time Square, etc), so I wanted to… View Post