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Three Reasons Why Tucson Should Be On Your Travel Bucket List

October 4, 2017

*Special thanks to Visit Tucson for sponsoring today’s post! As always, all opinions are my own*Tucson Arizona
Although I’ve always loved to travel, I’ve really taken my travel game to a whole new level these past three years. No really, it seems like I’m ALWAYS traveling (in fact, I’m heading to Florida/Disney World in two days!). Some of my friends jokingly say that I live at the airport now. Even though I’ve traveled to a lot of amazing places in my life (my favorites being Paris, the Bahamas, Amsterdam, Los Angeles and Miami), I’m constantly adding new places to my travel bucket list.

Over the past few months I’ve spent a lot of time planning out my next big international trips (Canada and Asia) so I decided to take a step back from that and start looking into a few fun domestic destinations I can visit. Since I always have such a blast on the west coast, I decided to look into visiting Arizona and was pleasantly surprised when I discovered how awesome Tucson is!

Here are three reasons why Tucson is on my travel bucket list (and why it should be on yours too!): 

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How To Enjoy A Delicious French Meal Without Going To France

October 3, 2017

*Special thanks to the French Ministry of Agriculture for sponsoring today’s post! As always, all opinions are my own*
As some of you may already know, I spent a good amount of time in Paris last year. In fact, I visited France twice last year (once in the spring for my birthday and then again during Christmastime). One of my favorite things about Paris was definitely the delicious food. I loved taking the train into the city each day and grabbing a bite to eat at a different French restaurant.

Although I’ve visited Paris in both winter and spring, my goal is to someday experience Paris in the fall. Since I don’t have any trips to Paris lined up anytime soon (my next international trip is Canada and then Asia), I decided to bring a little bit of Paris right here to Chicago!

Here’s how you can enjoy a delicious French meal without going to France:

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5 Simple Ways To Show Your Dog You Care

October 2, 2017

5 Simple Ways To Show Your Dog You Care
Dogs are family. And they deserve to be treated like family. Ever since I adopted my dog Loki back in 2015, my life has forever changed for the better. Loki is way more than my pet, he’s my best friend. Before adopting Loki from PAWS Chicago, I never knew what utter joy a dog could bring. I’ve always been a HUGE animal lover and I often bond easily with my friends dogs but before Loki, I never knew what true unconditional love felt like! Sure I adopted him but it was Loki who really rescued me! I honestly couldn’t imagine my life without Loki.

Loki brings me so much joy and happiness and I’ve made it my mission to make sure Loki is always as happy as possible too! With pets, it’s the simple things that go a long way. You don’t have to go above and beyond to show your furry friend how much they truly mean to you. (Spoiler Alert: A simple treat will do!).

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Help Real California Milk Raise Money For The Families Affected by Hurricane Harvey and Irma

September 26, 2017

*Special thanks to Real California Milk for sponsoring today’s post! As always, all opinions are my own*
Real California MilkWhen life gives you lemons…

Although I live in Chicago, Florida (Orlando specially) is definitely my second home. As many you know, I’m a HUGE Disney lover. I grew up visiting Disney World each summer and in 2015 I decided to became an annual passholder to both Disney World and Disneyland (yup, I love Disney that much!). I spend a lot of time in Florida (I visit Disney World at least seven times a year) so I was truly devastated when Hurricane Irma (and Hurricane Harvey) hit.

My heart goes out to all of the people and families that have been affected by Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. In situations like this, we as humans have to do everything in our power to help each other out. Remember, nothing is “too small.” Continue reading

5 Ways You Can Help RMHC & Give Back this Summer

August 28, 2017

*Special thanks to Ronald McDonald House Charities for sponsoring today’s post! As always, all opinions are my own*
As you all know, especially if you’ve been following along with my 12 Months of Happiness series these past few years, I’m all about positivity and spreading happiness! One of my favorite ways to spread happiness and joy is by volunteering, donating and just giving back in general. If you’ve been following this blog for a while then you may be aware that I volunteer at my local animal shelter on Friday’s and that I also donate regularly (both money and my time) to PAWS Chicago, which is where I adopted my dog Loki from. Another organization that I love helping out is the Ronald McDonald House Charities. It always brings such a smile to me face whenever I give back. It truly astounds me that one little person CAN honestly make a huge difference in someone else’s life. Speaking of making huge differences, did you know that last year Ronald McDonald House Charities, or RMHC, provided 2.4 million overnight stays to families? And in doing so gave the ability to spend more time with their sick children, to interact with their doctors, and to make important decisions about their children’s care? How amazing is that! Through the Ronald McDonald House and Ronald McDonald Family Room programs, RMHC provides places for families with sick children to stay just steps from the hospitals where they are receiving critical medical care. Here are five simple ways you can help RMHC and give back this summer: Continue reading