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March 20, 2018

I am not naturally light. I am imperfection wrapped up in beauty. I am trodden down with anxiety. And if left to my own devices, my mind wanders into the constant depression that sits on the edge of my otherwise blissful life. Change doesn’t come easy for me. I cry in restaurants on the daily. […]

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World Mental Health Day

October 10, 2017

As you guys know, I’ve struggled with depression and anxiety on and off for a good bit of my life. Around this time last year, I had an extremely tough couple months. It feels paralyzing when you can’t do regular tasks like getting out of bed, or taking a shower, when the darkness is constantly […]

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After a day of museum hopping, it’s definitely time for an afternoon snack. Leaving the hustle and bustle of museumplein is also nice, and I found the perfect place to get away from it all, enjoy a relaxing atmosphere, and chomp on some fresh Dutch fries. If you are looking at the museums straight on, […]

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Tourists for the Day

August 24, 2017

Ever since my visit in February, Amsterdam feels very much like “my place” to visit. I feel comfortable there and at home. During our summer trip, I took my family all around the city. We walked from one end to the other, and on this particular day, we took a fun boat ride down the […]

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Getting to go back to Amsterdam after taking my “breakdown trip” (that’s what I’ve decided to call my pre-life crisis) felt like such good closure, but also bright in that my future is unknown, shit is scary, but I can go to that place of uneasiness and still return. Being there with my family and […]

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My family and I are on a three week getaway in Europe and have started our trip in my favorite place; Amsterdam! Our day began with a delicious breakfast in the city of Amsterdam, then we boarded the ferry to head to the countryside. A short and free ferry ride across the water straight from […]

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May 20, 2017

When a flower blooms, how do you know it doesn’t hurt? I’m twenty-three years old, and I have actively avoided feeling pain my entire life. I’ve played it safe, taken all the routes I thought I was supposed to, being just enough creative but not too wild, living but not too much. Then this year […]

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This post is sponsored by Vita Coco Coconut Water.  Happy St. Patricks Day! Are you wearing green today? Every year I remember getting pinched by my best friend, Sydney, because every year I consistently forget to wear green. This year, I have a brand new green t-shirt that I was ready to throw on, thinking […]

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Snow Day

February 20, 2017

I’ve heard it rarely snows in Amsterdam, and even more rarely ever sticks. So when both happened a few weekends ago I was beyond excited! I love the contrast of the city colors with the whiteness of the snow, and seeing all the action going on around town was crazy fun! I loved watching Charlotte […]

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