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    Carry-On Travel Essentials

    Though my folding skills are aces, I’ve never considered myself a truly masterful packer. I’m more of an over-packer if anything. Cramming as many clothes, accessories, and toiletries into one bag the night before a trip, only to realize I didn’t bring anything I would actually wear once I get to my final destination. And my carry-on bag? Forget about it. Jam-packed with books, music, extra layers, electronic devices… most of which I will never use. So in an effort to create a routine around packing for my travels, I’ve whittled down a list of travel essentials to ensure I only leave home with what I need. When it comes to…

  • Make Moments Last Longer
    Lifestyle

    Make Moments Last Longer

    As the wedding day approaches for Joe and me, we’ve had some of the most memorable moments of our relationship. And the old adage is true that “time flies when you’re having fun.” So, as we prepare for our big day and the memories that come with the planning, I’ve been trying to master some ways to make moments last longer. If you, too, want to keep the good times rolling, keep these things in mind. Make Moments Last Longer Start with a mindful breath. As you arrive, take a deep breath. In through your nose, gently pause for a few moments, and then slowly exhale through your mouth. This reduces…

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    Business

    5 Things To Remember When Doing Taxes

    It’s that dreaded time of year again. Time to do your taxes. With the tax deadline (April 17th) approaching tomorrow, I thought I would share five things that I learned from doing my taxes, for those slackers who are racing to the finish line to meet the deadline. Use automatic import services  If you aren’t self-employed and get a W2, most tax software programs allow you to electronically import data from employers and financial institutions. This can be so helpful, especially if you’re like me, and usually misplace the important documents. ?‍♂️ Leave taxes to the semi-professionals If you don’t understand something when it comes to taxes, Googling the answer…