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Punta Cana Travel Guide

Do you ever have one of those moments when you return to a place that you’ve been to before? As a teenager, I went to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic with my parents several times. A few weeks ago, Julian and I took our own little family on a fun trip to the same area I used to travel to as a kid. 

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Tips for Flying with a Toddler and a Baby

One of the most common questions I get on social media is if I have any tips for traveling with a toddler and a baby, especially when it comes to international travel. Here are some tips for flying with a toddler and a baby that worked for us.

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Lokal Hotel in Old City, Philadelphia

I had the chance to stay locally at a hotel that was different than past travel experiences. Staying at the Lokal Hotel in Old City gave me the opportunity to experience Philadelphia in a new way, almost as though I was visiting for the first time.

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One-Piece Swimsuits at Every Price Point

We just came back from Clearwater Beach in Florida and for weeks before the trip, I was on the hunt for mom-friendly one-piece swimsuits or flattering two-pieces. After doing some online research, I found the most flattering one-piece swimsuits at every price point. 

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Great Coffee Shops in Philadelphia

One of my favorite weekend morning activities is going to a local coffee shop and having a good cup of coffee. Sunday mornings are for taking your time. Here are some of my favorite coffee shops in Philly:

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Vacation Essentials: St. Thomas

The Kertsman Family recently embarked on a much needed and much anticipated vacation. As this year has been full of changes (new dog followed shortly after by a new baby!) J and I decided we needed to get away as a family, somewhere easy and beachy, where we could celebrate our new status as a trio […]

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Packing List: Thanksgiving Weekend

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11  Here is one less thing you need to worry about for the holiday weekend-your packing list! I like to bring soft pajamas, a comfortable outfit to wear in the house and jeans with a cozy sweater for when you venture outside. Depending on the weather, […]

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Lady in Red

My Outfit Details: Dress: Isabella Oliver (on sale!) | Sandals: Sam Edelman via Shopbop | Tote: Tory Burch, sold out [similar here (on sale!)] | Sunglasses: Banana Republic, sold out (similar here) It’s getting more difficult to find clothes that fit my growing baby bump. Jeans don’t quite fit right anymore (if they even button that day), shirts that […]

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Smart Tips for Business Trips

The pieces are coming together. You’ve earned your degree, landed the job you always wanted, and now you’re killing it. In fact, you’re doing so well that your boss has asked you to represent your company on a business trip. The only problem is that the closest you’ve ever gone to going on a business […]

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