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Racism as a traveler

    We have all been there. “You just moved here, and, you speak English so well?” This ...
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Washington DC: Neighborhoods to Check Out Beyond the National Mall

  I moved to Washington D.C. seven years ago from Charleston, South Carolina, in need of a life ...
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Make up: A quick five minute everyday routine

I am sharing a low down of my most essential products. I have created this 5 minute face ...
Mocha Vanilla Twists

Mocha Vanilla Twists

Adapted from The Afternoon Tea Collection. 1 2/3 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons instant coffee powder 4 ounces ...
Filter coffee

Filter coffee, “Made in USA”

We tried them all. From Starbucks to the nerdy coffee “lab” in downtown. From dark Italian Roast to ...
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Etiquette series: Eating Out

Eating out in America is fun, to say the least. Whether your outings are restricted to the odd ...
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Ten Shoes Every Woman Needs

Nude Pumps Dare I say nude pumps are more versatile than black? Well, my black heels took a ...
Basic Accessories

Basic Accessories

Ballets Ballets can replace your flip flops, tennis shoes and crocs without compromising on comfort. They are the ...
Cheese Board Basics

Cheese Board Basics

Pick a theme. When in doubt, choose a variety of cheeses from different milks – cow, sheep, goat, ...
24 Surprising Things about Parenting in the United States

24 Surprising Things about Parenting in the United States

When I saw this post on A Cup of Jo earlier this month, I couldn’t think of anyone ...
Wine Tasting Etiquette 101

Wine Tasting Etiquette 101

Call the winery or check the website for hours and special events. A good tasting takes time and ...
How to combine colors

How to combine colors

Even though beautiful bright colors are part of our culture, when it’s time to dress up we often ...