Resetting at the Harbor

College Park, MD Fun Fact: I lived in Virginia some years ago and spent a healthy amount of time in the DC/DMV area visiting friends that were PharmD students at Howard while I was in seminary. I have not been back to DC since I left Richmond over five years ago. Luckily I was able […]

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Launching Sharde’ Searches

Y’all, it’s been a long time, I shouldn’t have left you. But life has been happening and my website came off of the table for a minute. I think part of the issue has been that I was doing the absolute mostest. Trying to do YouTube videos twice a week and then do blogs twice […]

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If I Leave: Traveling and Safety

I get asked quite frequently, “Is ______ safe?” This is especially true if I have traveled alone. In July I traveled to the U.K, Denmark, and Iceland. It was only the second time that I have taken a solo trip abroad and, to be quite honest, every time that I leave to go somewhere I […]

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Hotel Review: The Royal Decameron Indigo Resort and Spa

Location: Arcadins Coast, Montrouis – Haiti Website: https://www.decameron.com/en/otr-destinations/haiti/arcadins-coast/royal-decameron-indigo-beach-resort-spa I visited the Royal Decameron Indigo in April 2016 for my 28th birthday with my dear sister friend Andie. I found a Groupon deal for the resort that came out to $473 for two people. That’s right. An all-inclusive resort. She and I share the same birthday so […]

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Yacht Week Carry On Packing Guide

So I hate packing. Which is an awful shame because I am a champion packer. Don’t believe me? Check out my packing tutorial here (Oh hay shameless plug). Anyway, I am a person who likes many things just so and I always feel like I pack to much. Must unfortunate of all: I’m a horrible […]

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Things I Didn’t Know I Needed for Yacht Week

There was a lot of preparation involved in getting myself together for Yacht Week. I read countless blogs and talked with my crew almost daily. I found that some things came down to minute details, and I did not always catch them. Luckily with seven other people traveling with me, we generally had all of […]

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15 Tips from my Cuban Adventure

When the embargo from Cuba was lifted for the United States under the Obama Administration many folks, self included, were extremely excited about the prospect of seeing the Havana and stepping back into the 50s while collecting rum and Cuban cigars. Last week I had the good fortune of being able to actually visit Havana […]

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8 Years a Traveler

I officially traveled abroad at a year old. My parents thought it was a good idea to take me to Mexico with them and my California cousin and her husband. No passport, wearing diapers across the boarder. There are pictures. I don’t consider this my introduction to the jetsetter life though. My mother made sure […]

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Yezzy Taught Me: Channeling Kanye on the Way to Myself

This semester has gotten off to a rough start; let’s begin there. For the last year, maybe, I have been trying to work through a severe fatigue preventing me from being as productive as I would like to be, as well as really wondering whether this is a life that I am cut out for. […]

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