• Life,  Travel

    Last day in Charleston + a career conversation

    Last day in Charleston + Meaningful Career Conversation Finally wrapped up an incredible long weekend in Charleston today (only to get one more day in Savannah with my friend Claire 🙂 ). It’s times like these that remind me of the importance of slowing down and making time to be with the people I love. They are truly what add value to my life, no matter how much the outside world may push other things on us as being more “important”. Furthermore, creating that space to open up deeper conversation, is so special. It’s easy to get caught up in catching up, without allowing more meaningful issues to come up…

  • Travel

    The ultimate girls weekend in Charleston 

    As you have read up til now, Charleston can be a pretty sweet spot for a girls weekend. I am so blessed to have a some amazing childhood friends who all get together each year for a special trip. The first two years were cabin locales in Madeline Island and the Tennessee mountains. This is year three (or our reunions). And day three (of Charleston). Also celebrating all of our 30th birthdays. So basically it keeps getting better. Sunday brunch: Stella’s, a super cute and delicious Greek cafe. With a super cute and delicious waiter (just kidding, sort of). Everyone’s dish was great. I got the vegetarian poached eggs, which…

  • Travel

    The next best things in Charleston

    Day number 2 continued in good fashion. #3. Folly beach. Go before 10am for no traffic. Wear sunscreen. Get a post-swim juice or smoothie at the Juice Joint truck. My choice? The Beach Bum (fitting right?), with pineapple, mango and banana, subbing almond milk instead of OJ (less sugar), adding spinach and hemp seeds. It was AHmazing. #4. Dinner and drinks. Fig and Husk. Can’t go wrong. #5. Dancing! Obviously. Head to The Commodore. There’s a smoke machine. It gets a bit crowded and you will likely get a drink spilled on you (wear crappy shoes). And the best part is a live band mixing TLC’s No Scrubs with Usher,…