A Houstonian’s Guide to: A Weekend in Chicago
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A Houstonian’s Guide to: A Weekend in Chicago

Chicago is a huge and diverse city — every time I visit, I have a different experience. I’ve celebrated Christmas at the Christkindlmarket, played in the snow, watched the river get dyed green and bottomless brunched in the spring. Safe to say, I’m a huge fan and take every opportunity to grab a cheap flight … Continue reading

24 Hours in Palm Springs, California — The Colorful City of the Desert
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24 Hours in Palm Springs, California — The Colorful City of the Desert

A few weeks ago I made a fabulous mid-winter trip to the glamorous and art-filled Palm Springs, California for the 2018 Altitude Summit. I represented It’s Not Hou It’s Me and networked with small business owners, designers, photographers, bloggers, sponsors and creatives of all sorts at the overflowing-with-color Saguaro Hotel. I spent most of my … Continue reading

What I Wish I’d Known Before Visiting Napa Valley
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What I Wish I’d Known Before Visiting Napa Valley

When I was considering what to do for my BORING, boring birthday — 26 is absolutely nothing special — I thought wine not go to wine country? In fact, I’ve gone to wine country every November (ahem, Fredericksburg and Dripping Springs guides here!) and I don’t plan on missing that tradition moving forward! Read about … Continue reading

Arlington, Virgina in 24 Hours
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Arlington, Virgina in 24 Hours

Whether you’re visiting for work, headed to Georgetown, taking a day trip from DC or avoiding the costly hotel prices in our nation’s capital, you’ll find a lot to do in Arlington! (Note: For all you Texans out there reading, I’m talking the Arlington in Virginia–not the one outside of Dallas ;).) Arlington is absolutely adorable and … Continue reading

A Houstonian’s Guide: 24 Hours in Nashville 
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A Houstonian’s Guide: 24 Hours in Nashville 

 This past weekend I took a girl’s trip to the arguably the biggest bachelorette capital of the US–Nashville, Tennessee. Ironically, I wasn’t going for any wedding related activities and instead of donning matching “bride squad” t-shirts, I was accompanied by my mom for a spontaneous weekend trip to visit her sister. With a bit of … Continue reading