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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 2 Canal Ride

More from Amsterdam! How is one supposed to narrow down over 700 photos and dozens of video for a single blog post?? This is my attempt. The weather was so beautiful (lucky us!) that we were able to shed our coats for some time and have a sneak peek of summer. We decided we needed to do all things that one would typically do in summer and not hold back even though spring has barely…
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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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Day Trip: Bremen, Germany

Yay for weekend dates! L and I have been filling up our weekends away and we went to Bremen a couple weeks ago. He said it was a strange city but worth seeing for a day so we hopped on a train and on our way we went. Out of our small town adventures so far, (Luneburg, Lubeck, and now Bremen), and I do think Bremen is the strangest. It has a unique vibe set…
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  • Streets of Lübeck, Germany Photo Diary | Bexpeditions.com

Photo Diary: Lübeck

Recently Lukas and I ran off to Lübeck, a small city about an hour outside of Hamburg. An unusual city and the first where I was greeted with such a prominent gate. Lübeck is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with its gorgeous gothic architecture and its old town is really darling. Lukas has three days off a week and we’ve been making an effort to visit many places just outside the city as little day…
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  • Town of Luneburg, Germany from above | Rebecca Brianne Nelson for Bexpeditions.com

Photo Diary: Lüneburg, Germany

Lukas and I took a short train ride outside of Hamburg for a daytime date. 45 minutes away to explore the town of Lüneburg in northern Germany. It’s one of those picturesque towns in Germany that makes you feel you stepped onto a film set! Or placed yourself in the middle of a snow globe, sans snow. Founded in 956 (yes, that’s right. the year 956), the town was most popular and wealthy in Middle…
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See Summer Better: Warby Parker Summer 2015

This post was originally made public on June 7, 2015. Originally posted on Tumblr. Imported and last updated April 26, 2017. If you’ve been reading my blog for awhile you may know I looove shopping for sunglasses and eyeglasses. I love all different shapes and sizes and find it one of the best accessories you can wear. Now that it’s June and temperature are starting to rise (typically that’s the case, but who really knows in…
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Indo-Row with BTone Fitness

This post was originally made public on May 14, 2015. Originally posted on Tumblr. Last updated April 26, 2017. I actually love trying out new workouts. That is after I get past my anxiety and fear that I’ll be the worst one in the class because everybody has been mastering this workout since they were 10 years old. I forced myself to get over that fear when trekking across the Public Garden to BTone Fitness’ Back…
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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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My Carry-On Essentials

This post was originally made public on Feb. 11, 2015 with RelayRides, now Turo. Originally posted on Tumblr.  Last updated April 24, 2017. I’ve left the snowy streets of Boston for New Orleans today! And anything above 30 degrees feels amazingly warm. This post is something I’ve wanted to do for awhile and with my trip, it felt like the perfect time to do so. Turo was the one to send in the question wanting…
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