Summer Days in Aerie

Summer hit me pretty hard this year. I’m sure there’s a small part of me that appreciates the heat after those long winter days and endless spring rain, but I was not prepared for heat rash and constantly feeling sticky from sunscreen and bug spray. Not the most glamorous image of summer days, but that’s been reality for the past week. It’s hard to get dress when you feel like you’re melting.

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Fish’s Favorites: Spring 2018

All of spring felt like a rush. There was about a week of true spring weather, lots of rain the rest of the time, and lots of me juggling birthdays, life changes, and family time. I feel like I need to nap through July, but sadly that wont be possible. Instead I’ll start thinking about all the things I must do before summer ends. Before the list making starts, lets take a look back at spring.

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Reformation on Toronto Island

I took a weekend trip to Toronto, Canada with some friends a couple weeks back. It reminded me a lot of traveling to Dublin in a ‘why do I always travel to places that aren’t known for sun’ kind of way. The city was covered in a gray clouds and we were fighting the rain more than fellow tourists. It may have been chilly, but a ride to the Toronto Islands was still beautiful.

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How To Fix Your Packing Mistakes

I don’t know where my bad packing habits came from, but I’ve settled on blaming it on Rachel Zoe. Too many episodes of The Rachel Zoe Project in my youth has my mind screaming ‘options!’ every time I pack for a trip. Though I don’t think I’ll ever get down to being a ‘minimalist’ I have worked my way down from serious overpacking to something more reasonable; Here’s how I did it.

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