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    Upper Peninsula Travel Diary + Travel Plans

    Wow, what a week! My family and I road tripped up to the Upper Peninsula and became Yoopers for a week. (For my non-Michigan friends a “Yooper” is what people who live in the UP are commonly referred to as, and anyone who lives below the Mackinac Bridge is commonly called a “Troll” by said Yoopers.) It was such a fun filled week and I honestly can’t wait for our next adventure. We rented a house right on Lake Superior in Marquette and spent our days outside and by the water. We used our skim boards, cliff jumped, and took a jet boat out to Grand Island. Enjoy the short…

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    10 Beach Hacks You NEED This Summer

    Summer is right around the corner!! And that means that beach days are upon us. Living on Lake Michigan I spend a lot of my off days at the beach. (Go figure, right?) Needless to say, I’ve picked up on some beach day hacks that you need for the next time you head to the lake or down to the beach! Sand Removal Having sand stuck on my legs and in between my toes is huge pet peeve of mine. I hate walking back to the house or car and leaving a trail of sand behind me. My favorite beach hack that I learned from my mom is to always bring…

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    Traveling Alone In Your 20’s – What Every Girl Should Do + Know

    As many of you know, travel is at the top of my list for my 2018 goals. I’m so determined to get out, explore, and adventure more often. So today I decided to write about traveling in your 20’s and enlisted the help of my friend Abby. (Yes, we have the same name. We’ve been dealing with this since middle school.) She’s traveled all around the world and is about to be my road trip buddy this summer!  1. What are some overlooked essentials to bring when you travel outside of the country?  A water bottle for sure! And don’t forget your chapstick! Extra Copies of your flights, extra cash,…