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A Holiday Favorite

Everyone knows the story of Clara, her magical Nutcracker, and the Sugar Plum Fairy who lives in the Land of Sweets. I had the opportunity of interviewing art director, Edwaard Liang from Columbus' own BalletMet, and got a look into how they are performing the Nutcracker at the Ohio Theatre this holiday season. Check out… Continue reading A Holiday Favorite

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Cincinnati Choo Choo Show

I cannot describe how amazing it feels to be able to do something that you love. I recently started working at Ohio Magazine as an editorial assistant and it has been incredible. Even in these few short weeks I have learned so much and really feel like I am making strides towards my dreams. I… Continue reading Cincinnati Choo Choo Show

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10 Reasons Why I am Nuts about Fall.

"Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall." F. Scott Fitzgerald One of my favorite quotes from one of my favorite writers about my favorite time of the year. This quote came to mind this morning as I was driving into work. I noticed that some of the leaves were starting… Continue reading 10 Reasons Why I am Nuts about Fall.

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A Different Step

You may have known, or maybe not but I recently took a position as a Travel Agent. This was a completely new and different avenue for me. I always had a passion for travel and dreams of exploring the world. Moving into this position was a little scary, as I had no travel experience except… Continue reading A Different Step

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A very special dedication…

I would like everyone to check out this very talented photographer, Salma Mansour. I happen to know this lovely lady personally as she's one of my closest friends. But, I promise you this is not why I'm dedicating this post to her. I absolutely love her photos. I steal them and use them as screen savors,… Continue reading A very special dedication…

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Chinese Lanterns and more…

I have not been keeping up with my goal of posting weekly. Life sure has gotten busy. Between balancing school with two jobs and an internship, I barely have time to get everything done each day. However, I can honestly say that I can make it on three to fours hours of sleep each night… Continue reading Chinese Lanterns and more…

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It’s Finally Here. 

A dream of mine has finally come true. My first published piece came out in the November issue of Ohio Magazine. This article is all about an upcoming art exhibit in Zanesville, Ohio titled, American Modernism, Urban Realism, and The Eight. The paintings feature artists who depicted what life was like in America during the  early 1900s… Continue reading It’s Finally Here. 

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The Tea Lab.

Slightly different from previous food adventures, The Tea Lab was a nice addition to my Food Adventures list. This cozy little shop is located in the E. 5th Aracde in downtown Cleveland. They also have another location in Lakewood. The Tea Lab offered over 120 varieties of tea ranging from Chocolate Cream Truffle flavored Rooibos… Continue reading The Tea Lab.

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When Cultures Connect — Into My Wild

In my third month of service here in Peru I decided to leap into what I had been asked to do the second I got off that Combi and arrived to my site…..teaching English. As a Water and Sanitation Volunteer I wanted to stick with the WASH goals my first few months in site butttt […]… Continue reading When Cultures Connect — Into My Wild

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Tropical Flame.

  This is one of the Food Adventures on our list I was most excited to try. Now, for those who don't know, Muslims only eat meat that is Halal. This means that the animal was slaughtered according to Islamic guidelines. It is not very common to find quick places to eat that serve Halal… Continue reading Tropical Flame.