Lunchtime Reading: June 1

I am moving! Can’t believe it’s finally happening, but I will be leaving DC and heading for the west coast. (Go west young wo-man?) Moving cross country is a crazy process that can be intimidating/exhausting so I’ve decided to dedicate this lunchtime reading solely to the topic of moves 🙂

  1. How to move cross-country without going broke/insane. (GQ)
  2. 16 things you should really get rid of before you move. (Bustle)
  3. I love these fun ideas for moving announcements! (Real Simple)
  4. Music to listen to while you’re packing. (Bekins)
  5. The most epic moving checklist in the history of moving checklists. (The Updater)
  6. 33 moving tips that will make your life so much easier. (BuzzFeed)
  7. How to find friends in a new city. (The Everygirl)
  8. Seven ways to reduce stress during a move. (Forbes)
  9. Make your new city feel like home with these 9 tips. (Inc.)
  10. Saying goodbye— the art of leaving a place. (Vancouver Sun)

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Vacation: What I’m Wearing to Ireland

My dad and I are going to Ireland in a few weeks and I am sooo excited! Neither of us have been before so it will be a new adventure for us both 🙂 I think I’m going to try to fit everything into a carry-on, so it’s important that I pack wisely! Here are a few of the items I plan on bringing with me:

Madewell roadtripper jeans ($75)


Michael Kors peasant blouse ($48)


Kate Spade nylon tote ($158)

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Mountain Hardwear down jacket ($125)  

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Vionic ballet flat ($120)


Karen Kane faux wrap dress ($108)

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Caslon long sleeve scoop neck tee ($25)


Free People waffle knit Kennedy scarf ($48)

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Keen voyageur hiking boots ($125)


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