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9 Realizations I Had My First Year of Blogging

9 Realizations I Had My First Year of Blogging

Believe it or not, it's Lipstick & Ink's first birthday this week! It’s incredible in just one year how much I’ve learned and grown from this crazy exhausting, but extremely rewarding experience in blogging. There's been a lot of realizations along the way, and I...

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6 Life Lessons Learned in 2018

6 Life Lessons Learned in 2018

At the end of every year, I like to take the opportunity to reflect. As I reflect on 2018 in particular, I am overcome with happiness and pride. My goal this year was to really take advantage of opportunities and pursue my passions. In doing that, I think I grew more...

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7 Reasons Why Christmas is My Favorite Holiday

7 Reasons Why Christmas is My Favorite Holiday

With Christmas right around the corner, I thought it was fitting to write about why it has always been my favorite holiday of the year. While I can definitely appreciate holidays like the 4th of July and Thanksgiving, there’s just something magical about Christmas...

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Maui Must Do’s

Maui Must Do’s

I first visited Maui back when I was thirteen with my family. It was one of those trips that my parents saved air miles and a lot of money for so that we could have a memorable trip together. And memorable it was. I still remember the first smell of ocean air and palm...

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Our Engagement Story

Our Engagement Story

Who doesn’t love a good engagement story, am I right? Three years ago today, Adam proposed to me. I still remember that day like it was yesterday. Isn’t it crazy how some memories are so vivid? Anyways, in celebration of our engagement-versary, I thought Adam and I...

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