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The District Darlings take Charleston

- Lifestyle

   For this year’s summer vacation, The District Darlings take Charleston!! We had the privilege of working with the Charleston Tourism Board who planned our stay with the city’s top to-do’s. We’ve visited areas of South Carolina on vacations before, but Charleston was a city like no other so I was excited to dive into the action (and food) packed vacay.   WHERE WE STAYED On our first day, we checked into one of Charleston’s top hotels, The Belmond, which is equip…

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# The District Darlings Take NYFW

- Fashion, Lifestyle

NYFW is the biggest fashion event in the country and one of four major fashion weeks in the world.  The “Big 4” are New York, Paris, London and Milan.  The September NYFW showcases the SS17 season and the February is all about Fall and Winter fashion. Admission to shows at New York Fashion Week is typically reserved for those in the fashion industry, with specific events by invitation only.  Chelsea and I were SO honored when we received our invitation…

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Ready, Set, Blog Post

- Lifestyle

Running has always been my go-to for fitness.  It’s such a great way to tune out the world and your thoughts and just focus on the sound of your heartbeat, your feet on the pavement, and an upbeat playlist.  When you run you’re giving your whole body a workout.  Normally I run with weighted bands on my ankles but there are ways to add onto your run to give it an extra boost without any equipment at all.  Of course,…

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Detoxing Darlings

- Lifestyle

I love drinking detox water, especially in the warmer months.  It keeps me hydrated while I’m traveling, gives me energy throughout the day, and it’s a healthier alternative to soft drinks and other sugary beverages.  Plus, they’re always Instagram-worthy. These are my 3 favorite detox waters, which I’ll usually switch throughout the week, and none of them require much prep.  Just drop the ingredients in your water, let it infuse overnight, and take it with you to work the next day!  The…

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Sites and the City

- Lifestyle

Memorial Day weekend is one of my favorite holidays because it marks the official beginning of S U M M E R! From pool openings to the start of rooftop season, it’s the perfect time to be outside. For Memorial Day weekend, Nicole and I decided to be tourists in our own city, Washington D.C. Today’s lifestyle post is dedicated to our top 4 must-see tourist spots in the District. Getting around D.C. can be hectic almost everyday of the…

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Babies that Brunch

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My cousin, Natalie, and I grew up like sisters.  Not only is she my family, she’s also my god-sister, my old roommate, and one of my closest friends.  When she called me and told me she was expecting, I couldn’t wait to start planning a baby shower for her baby girl, Emilia Rose! Now, when you’re hosting a baby shower, or any event for that matter, for someone so close to you, it can’t just be a quick stop in…

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Summer Booty Boost: At-Home Workout

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Keep calm ladies, summer is right around the corner! If you’re like me and still lost in your winter hibernation eating patterns, then getting in shape is the furthest thing on your mind. We all have those days where we lack that extra motivation to get up and hit the gym, and that’s when my go-to at home booty workout is the perfect push I need. Investing in a good pair of 3-5 lb. ankle/wrist weights is key to any at-home workout in…

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Beignet Binges

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Scene: I’m getting ready for work and one of the (many) Kardashian rerun marathons is playing in the background on E! and Kim is saying she’s flying to New Orleans to satisfy her pregnancy cravings.  Enter, the beignet. I’m not ashamed to admit that I suffer from food envy, especially when it comes to desserts.  I have total respect for people that can watch tv and see someone eating a cupcake and not immediately want a fluffy lemon cupcake with cream…

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