The Best Moving Tips I Have Learned

When it comes to moving, you can say that I have done it a bit too much for my age and I have done it many different ways. I have moved from Santa Cruz to San Francisco (where I had two different apartments) to NYC, to Oakland, to Columbus Ohio and now Austin Texas! Whew! When I made my first big move to NYC I did it in a…not so respectable fashion (I stayed up all night after a concert cramming all of my crap into two suitcases while rocking out to Cold War Kids…I totally didn’t forget anything **heavy…

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A Quick Guide To Austin

This is actually the first real travel guide that I have ever made for you guys, but I’m excited to finally give you the down low on our future home, Austin Texas. Austin has an insane energy to it and all of the food, music, hiking, and drinking you could ever hope for.  I just got back from the city last week, but I have been eager to share my favorite places and things. I adore Austin a ridiculous amount (enough so that the first time I went there we decided to quit my job and move there) and I cannot…

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2016 Summer To-Do List

I had thought that today was supposed to be the first day of the summer solstice, but google just told me that it was yesterday. Boo. Either way I am always more than eager for summer to take hold and this year with my new change in work schedule (meaning that what I used to work on in my time before and after work each day and all weekend is now my full time job!) I could not be more excited to have a little extra time this summer to regroup on life and get everything in order! Each summer feels like…

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A Super, Duper Exciting Announcement!!!

Today I absolutely could not be more overjoyed to share something with all of you that I have been keeping to myself which, if you know me, is pretty hard for me to do. Today marks my final day as a designer for Abercrombie and Fitch and I will now be pursuing Something Swell full time. While this decision is exhilarating and terrifying all in one, it is something that I know I need to do for myself. I have always been the kind of person who makes decisions based on the most pragmatic and safe route – deciding to go to…

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Our Most Used Wedding Gifts and Some Things We Wish We’d Registered For

When it came to registering for our wedding, I was weirdly reminded of packing for college in that I had no idea what I needed to get, and only a vague idea of lots of stupid things that I wanted and didn’t need. Weddings in themselves are stressful enough, and a lot of times I think when couples are registering, they do it as a means to scratch something off of the to-do list instead of accessing their actual needs – in our case Antonio and I were doing long distance at the time, so I just made the list…

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