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Lady In Red: Our Picture Perfect Day In Vienna!

I AM SO EXCITED to finally share this with you! I’ve shared parts of it here and there but this is the first time I’m actually talking about this photo shoot and sharing a real collection of them. You’ll notice my sidebar portrait was from this shoot! Lukas and I love having our photo taken (which is funny to me now because I used to HATE it. All of my elementary school photos look like…
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Mornings at Demel

I love those days where everything seems to just fall into place perfectly – you have things to do although nothing feels overwhelming and the cards are just in your favor for those few hours. This is how I feel when I walk into Demel. Although Demel could probably be seen as a common tourist attraction as it’s so famous for those visiting Vienna, it’s absolutely wonderful! And after trying out multiple Viennese cafes we…
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New Orleans Jazz Fest 2017 Diary + Playlist

New Orleans…Where do I even begin? It’s my original hometown although I’ve grown up and spent enough years in New England that I consider myself a New Englander as well. When somebody asks where I’m from I tend to switch back and forth depending on the conversation. There is no doubt I have a connection with this city though. Some of my first solid meals were gumbo, red beans, and jambalaya. I remember Hack, one…
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Sights To Give You Shivers…An Austrian Train Ride

Just a very short yet beautiful post about our train ride into Austria. As we began our journey in a panic at the Munich Central Station, afraid of missing our train to Austria we were most grateful it ended up being delayed! We miscalculated our time and only realized about 10 minutes before the train was scheduled to depart and we had barely checked out of our hotel! I’m in panic mode, Lukas is in…
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Photo Diary: Lunch In Heidelberg

Rewinding back on a quick lunch stop in Heidelberg as Lukas drove us on a 6-hour car ride from our castle in Aerzen to Munich! In rainy weather with a pretty bad rental car experience, he was a real trooper. I was really the luckier one in this situation! We got a slice of no rain for a late lunch in Heidelberg and spent a short time walking through the center before getting back on…
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Photo Diary: Old Hameln, Germany

Hello, Hameln! Lukas drove us a couple hours out of Hamburg to the small town of Hameln which is right on Germany’s Fairy-tale route. It has been a town since the 12th century and is most known for the famous medieval tale The Pied Piper of Hameln. L and I were staying in a nearby castle, Schlosshotel Münchhausen, and we spent a couple days exploring Hameln’s tiny old town. We love day trips to these…
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Photo Diary: Hamburg On The Water

First time out on the water this year! Aside from the ferry trips, of course. The weather just warmed up enough in Hamburg where we felt comfortable going out on the Alster River in some smaller boats, pedal boats to be exact. We rented one for a few hours and spent the afternoon together. This post was sitting in my drafts and are from a couple weeks ago, right before I returned back to Boston…
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Amsterdam Part 3, Diamonds & Munchies

So rounding up the big birthday trip our last full day in Amsterdam was a lot of fun and slightly “spacey” (if you know what I mean.). Lukas and I slept in and went out late for breakfast for bagels. We’re both major bagel people (all bread and carbs really). But the sun continued to shine and on our last full day, we realized we have yet to visit any museums and thought we would…
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Birthday In Amsterdam, Part 1

Life in Amsterdam! How lucky am I that I was able to explore you?? Lukas planned a surprise trip to Amsterdam and I could not be more grateful. We woke up at 6 am on my birthday, had cake for breakfast and packed a bag for an 8 am train where I was unaware of our final destination. If you saw my Instastories you also got to experience the whole thing with me! I knew…
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Hosting Boston Bloggers Paper + Design Party

This post was originally made public on Feb. 22, 2015. Originally posted on Tumblr. Last updated April 26, 2017. As told by the guests. After weeks of late night editing, typing, organizing, and creating the day came where I hosted my blogger event! About thirty of us New England lifestyle bloggers gathered in Beacon Hill at the shop where mixed and mingled with treats, wine, calligraphy, and design. It’s the first media event I’ve ever thrown…
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