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6 Things You Need to Do If You Want to Grow Your Hair Long

6 Things You Need to Do If You Want to Grow Your Hair Long

There are a lot of different tricks, ideas, and tips out there to grow your hair long and I’d be lying if I said I’d tried, well, really any of them. The fact of the matter is, most of us will find that our hair grows a certain way and at a certain speed for…

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By Cynthia, August 27, 2018
The Daily Cost of Travel in Cuba: A Budget Breakdown

The Daily Cost of Travel in Cuba: A Budget Breakdown

Well peeps, on my second and third trips to Havana not only did I have a bit more money available to me, but I also took the time to jot down everything I spent so I could share a true breakdown on the daily cost of travel in Cuba. It’s worth noting that some of…

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By Cynthia, August 20, 2018
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“Heart Berries: A Memoir” by Terese Marie Mailhot

“Heart Berries: A Memoir” by Terese Marie Mailhot

Though not technically part of my 2018 Reading Challenge, and despite the fact that I am woefully behind in said challenge, when my friend gifted me this beautiful book in June, I couldn’t resist diving right in. And I’m so glad I didn’t wait to read it. Calling this memoir a book almost doesn’t do…

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By Cynthia, August 13, 2018
Vintage Trailers (And Our Weekend Escape)

Vintage Trailers (And Our Weekend Escape)

Vintage trailers, converted vans, and renovated buses are all making huge waves in the last few years. And I have a theory as to why: I think it’s because all of us older millennials are realizing that we may never have houses, and that even if we could afford it (so many of us can’t),…

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By Cynthia, August 10, 2018
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How to Wear a Fanny Pack (All the Cool Kids Are Doing It)

How to Wear a Fanny Pack (All the Cool Kids Are Doing It)

If you’re paying attention, you may have noticed that fanny packs (or bum packs, to the Brits) are cropping up everywhere again. And if, like those of us born in the ‘80s, this gives you flashbacks to a time of way-too-high hair and all of the neon and terrible, terrible makeup, then you may be…

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By Cynthia, August 7, 2018
Banff’s Cascade Ponds In the Morning

Banff’s Cascade Ponds In the Morning

You may remember, if you follow along on Instagram, that last weekend I took myself to the mountains. Alone. For the first time ever. I needed a day off and to myself, and what better place to get back to being a full adult human, than in the mountains? It’s one of my very fave…

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By Cynthia, August 3, 2018
8 Ways to be a Weekend Adventurer (When You Can’t Afford a Plane Ticket)

8 Ways to be a Weekend Adventurer (When You Can’t Afford a Plane Ticket)

I fancy myself an adventurer, to be sure, so nothing quite takes the wind out of my sails like feeling as though I can’t afford a trip abroad. I live for travel. I loooong for travel. I love every piece of it, from the planning to the unpacking. But being an adventurer, I’ve been learning,…

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By Cynthia, July 30, 2018
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