The Meaning Behind My Tattoo

Happy Monday Everyone!

Today I am sharing the story of how I got my first tattoo. I think I lightly touched based on it on this blog post. I wanted to take the time and explain why I decided to get my tattoo and what it means to me.

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On April 7th, 2017 I went with one of my friends from grad school to get a tattoo. She was getting something on her ribs and I was getting mine on my arm. I had contemplated a tattoo since 2012 and had held of because I wasn’t sure what I would want. I had decided that it had to do something with traveling, adventure, or something all encompassing with how I am. I searched on Pinterest for travel tattoos and I found many that I liked, but not necessary in love with. I finally looked at different words that caught my attention. Explore was one that I gravitated towards immediately.

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Explore

Verb (Used with object), ex·plored, ex·plor·ing. to traverse or range over (a region, area, etc.) for the purpose of discover.

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My actual experience getting my tattoo wasn’t the best. We had a tattoo artist who was relatively new to the shop and to the area. He did a great job with the tattoo, but he decided that he would hit on me while he was finishing up my tattoo which made me uncomfortable. He proceeded to ask for my number and I quickly dodged his questions by focusing on  my friend. I highly recommend you do your research on the shop and the tattoo artist. If you have time meet with the artist to make sure you are comfortable with them. I don’t regret getting my tattoo one bit. I just wish that I would have done more research on the tattoo artist.

Do any of you have any tattoos? If so what are they and do you mind sharing their meaning with me?

Have a great day and I will see you on Wednesday.

-M

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Witches Brew in Long Island, NY

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Happy Wednesday Everyone!

Today I am sharing with you an awesome restaurant my friend took us to. It’s called Witches Brew and if you are a coffee, tea or Vegan you will love everything they have to offer. This restaurant is such a charming and cool find. The decor has such a antique/ halloween vibe that makes it perfect for this time of the year. If you are in the Long Island area I highly recommend you check this place out.

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I hope you all enjoyed this blog post.

Please share some of your favorite restaurant finds?

Have a great day. I will see you on Friday!

-M

 

A Day at the Farm 2017

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Happy Monday Everyone!

As we are coming to a close on the beautiful month of October my roommate and I decided to venture out on a Fall adventure. The only possible place we could go to was a Farm about 45 minutes away from where we live. This farm has so many cool activities you could do and you best believe we took full advantage of that. Also can we talk about how cute sleeping baby goats are?!

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What Fall activities have you partaken in? Any you would suggest I try?

Have a great day!

See you all on Wednesday.

-M

Eastern Market- Washington, D.C.

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Happy Thursday Everyone!

I wanted to share with you a cool new place I visited in D.C., the Eastern Market. This market is a mixture of a flea market with hand made items. I absolutely loved exploring this charming little space with my best friend. We stopped to grab lunch at a nice French restaurant and then stopped by to grab coffee. Here are a few pictures I took and wanted to share with you.

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I hope you all enjoy this blog post! I hope to make this a regular thing as I explore my back yard.

What are some of your favorite spots in your city/town?

I hope you all come back tomorrow for another blog post!

Have a great day.

-M

The Lights Fest D.C. 2017

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Happy Tuesday Everyone!

Today I am sharing with you a really cool experience I got to attend this Saturday. I wanted to spend my second day as a 27 years old doing something a little different something that had a little bit more meaning. The Lights Festival in D.C. was held at the Mason Dixon Fair in PA. It was about a two drive from where I live, but totally worth it. Here are a few pictures I took so you can get a idea of what the event is like.

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If you want to check out where the Lights Fest will be next click here.

Have you ever been part of anything like this?

Have a great day everyone!

See you all tomorrow!

-M

My Travel Diary: India pt.2

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Happy Friday Everyone!

Today I am bringing you part two of my travel diary. I’m so excited to share with my Taj Mahal experience. I can clearly remember that it was a very cloudy day and that a thunder storm was approaching. We took a chance and decided to still explore and take it all in given the circumstance. Here is what I managed to capture before the storm hit.

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I absolutely love that I was able to have this experience. Despite the weather it was an amazing experience. I hope you all enjoyed this visual diary and that you stay tune for when I  posting my Nepal visual diary in the coming week.

What has been your favorite place to travel to?

Have a great Weekend!

See you on Monday.

-M

My Travel Diary: India pt.1

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Happy Monday Everyone!

Today I am sharing with you a picture diary of my trip to India. This will be the first part of my travel diary so stay tune for more posts. Okay so lets start from the beginning. I arrived in Delhi, India and spent about 24 hours resting before heading to Jaipur for another 24 hour pit stop and then we arrived in Agra to see the Taj Mahal. I tried to capture the beautiful scenery and the wonderful architecture that was all around.

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I have decided to dedicate a whole blog post to the Taj Mahal because it’s just such a epic place that deserves more than just a few pictures.

I hope you all enjoyed this visual recap!

-M