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Honestly, I’ve never been to a city where I loved ALL the coffee I tried. But, to my surprise, the best coffee shops in Charleston easily topped most I’ve been to in the US. When it comes to an inviting atmosphere, delicately pulled espresso shots, creamy AF lattes, and warm, decadent pastries that smother you […]

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Ultimate 3 Day Charleston, SC Itinerary + Tips for a Memorable Trip

Charleston, South Carolina, is the charming Southern city everyone needs to visit at least once! And on a recent Charleston 3 day itinerary, its pastel homes, historical magic, and foodie spots surprised me and the BF. Three days in Charleston, SC will be just enough time for you to explore the “musts” and eat your […]

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Weekend in Scottsdale, AZ: Local Recs for a Perfect Itinerary

Retro vibes, cactus, cowboy culture, luxury, hot air balloon rides—this is Scottsdale, Arizona at a glance! It’s like a little treasure chest just waiting for you to sort through all of its golden goodies, which is exactly why you need to spend a weekend in Scottsdale ASAP. What’s also great about this desert city is […]

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Hiking Bell Rock Vortex Sedona, AZ (Ultimate Trail Guide)

Of all the vortexes you can visit in Sedona, Bell Rock should be among the top of your list, for sure. Bell Rock Vortex got its name from the red rock formation’s unique bell shape. But you probably could’ve guessed that, huh? You might not know, though, that this Sedona gem is an amazing sunset […]

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Complete Guide to Airport Mesa Vortex Sedona (Maps Included)

Airport Mesa Vortex in Sedona, AZ, is one of the area’s most accessible vortexes AND just so happens to be an amazing place to watch the sunset in Sedona. When you get there, you’ll be embraced with a giant hug of vortex energy and have a view of epic rock formations like Thunder Mountain and […]

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How Much To Charge For A Sponsored Instagram Post (Ultimate Guide)

Has anyone else noticed that there are NO INDUSTRY STANDARDS WHEN IT COMES TO THE INFLUENCER WORLD? This is especially true regarding how much to charge for a sponsored Instagram post! If you’re landing on my blog after googling something like, “How much do influencers charge per post” or “Instagram influencer rates,” I’m guessing you’re […]

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Hiking Sugarloaf Trail Sedona: Most Underrated & Beautiful Hike

Gosh, I’ve been to Sedona more times than I can count, but why I NEVER hiked up Sugarloaf Mountain until now is beyond me. Sugarloaf Trail Sedona has to be one of the most underrated hikes in the area. I mean it! Yes, Sedona is where you’ll find epic places like Cathedral Rock Vortex and […]

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Hiking Bear Mountain Trail: A Majestic Sedona Summit

Hiking Bear Mountain Trail Sedona is a real treat. Yes, this hike is a bit more strenuous than other Sedona trails, but the views are extraordinary.  As a matter of fact, on a clear morning, you can witness the first hot air balloons in flight over Sedona.  Talk about a way to see the sunrise! […]

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Social Media

Ultimate Guide to Beating the Instagram Algorithm in 2022

If you’re experiencing a change in reach, the 2022 Instagram algorithm COULD be the culprit. Don’t sweat! “Algorithm” is just a fancy term experts use to describe decision-making technology. Or as head of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, puts it, “The algorithm just means a process.” Algorithms make apps we love more enjoyable! They’re nothing to fear. […]

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Solider Pass Trail Sedona, AZ: Ultimate Guide to this Epic Hike

Soldier Pass Trail in Sedona, AZ, is a classic! It’s known for popular landmarks like Devil’s Kitchen and Seven Sacred Pools. The famous sinkhole and natural pools are visited by millions each year because they’re unique to the trail. But do you know what else you can find on Soldier Pass Trail? A secret cave—what? […]

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