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Wild West Road | College Road Trip

8 Road Trips You Should Take in College

By Gina | March 31, 2015

After my road trip to South Carolina for spring break, I have been thinking about the road trips I’ve taken in college and how different they’ve all been. Road trips and travel have easily been some of my most treasured memories in college, and also times where I have learned so much about myself and…

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Kiwi Raspberries Peaches | Fruit Bowl

My Food Philosophy

By Gina | March 30, 2015

Over the past two years, I’ve been researching food philosophies and eating habits to live a healthier lifestyle. Food in general can be a very personal or emotional topic for some people, as food is so attached to our lifestyles, personalities, memories and culture. But I think health and wellness are very important things I…

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Country Roads: College Road Trips

Must-Haves for Your College Road Trip

By Gina | March 25, 2015

Over the past four years, I can’t count the number of road trips or days of travel I’ve had. College seems like a time synonymous for road trips–whether that means traveling home for Christmas or taking an epic spring break trip with your roommates. I’ve carpooled, stuffed duffel bags until they couldn’t close, gotten lost, ended…

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Butterfly Lake Lure Flowering Bridge

A Blossoming Bridge in Lake Lure

By Gina | March 24, 2015

Last October, I had the pleasure of visiting Lake Lure, North Carolina–where movies like Dirty Dancing were filmed. This was my second time at the beautiful man-made lake in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, but my first time truly experiencing the local culture.

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Promoting Diversity in the Blogging Community

Promoting Diversity in the Blogging Community

By Gina | March 16, 2015

One thing I absolutely love about the Internet is the open exchange of ideas and the diversity of thought conveyed in different articles, videos, images and messages. As a naturally curious learner, I thrive by finding out new things online and connecting with different people. Especially as bloggers, we are in a position to interact with…

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How to Design Your Blog - Switching from Blogger to WordPress

Blogger to WordPress: Customizing Your Design

By Gina | March 12, 2015

To continue my series about moving from Blogger to WordPress, I want to share the ways I learned how to customize the design of my WordPress site. Designing for Blogger and designing for WordPress are two different things, and although I had basic knowledge of HTML and CSS, which helped me massively for customizing Blogger…

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Wild & Free Moodboard Inspiration

Living a Wild & Free Life | Inspiration Board

By Gina | March 11, 2015

I wanted to share one of my latest vision boards about one the quote: “All good things are wild & free.” I have been keeping a Pinterest board lately called Wild & Free, and it has become one of my favorite places on the Internet. I love how Pinterest helps us create a personal style and helps inspire…

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Food Truck Popsicles Durham, North Carolina

Food Truck Rodeo in Durham

By Gina | March 9, 2015

This weekend was a perfect combination of fun, work, relaxation, sunny weather, road trips and great food. I think this has been one of my favorite weekends of my college experience, as I took it slow and marveled in the simple things. I had a chance to practice some watercolor for a project I’m working on,…

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Flourish Linkup Lily Flower

Flourishing in Our Friendships

By Gina | March 6, 2015

Today I’m so glad to be back with the Flourish Linkup, hosted by the beautiful Brittany at The Kardia. I had such an amazing time reflecting on what flourishing means and talking about how we can flourish creatively last month. I definitely want to continue this mindset of flourishing creatively in the truest, most natural way…

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An Inside Look Into My Travel Journal (Part 2 – Europe)

By Gina | March 5, 2015

Do you ever find yourself daydreaming about living in another country? Or do you ever think back to times when you traveled to fun and exciting places, wishing to return? Those are the kinds of thoughts that go through my mind as I put together my photos in my travel journal. I love flipping through…

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