It’s not me, it’s you

I had to die a little to appreciate lifeAnd I’m not talking bout when you stop breathing Im talking bout when you stop feeling For a bitRest mentally and emotionally and stop dealing for a bit with everyone and focus on me Looking from the outside in sometimes I get that it’s hard to seeYou…

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Becoming Miss Arlington- San Miguel Sister City

“Being in a pageant is not just about beauty. It’s more about service to the community and being a role model and making a difference. It’s being proud of your city. It’s all what you put into it…” -Chantel Giamanco I never imagined participating in a pageant, let alone winning. Among my many dreams and…

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Exploring El Salvador

“Travel changes you. As you move through this life and this world you change things slightly, you leave marks behind, however small. And in return, life — and travel — leaves marks on you.” – Anthony Bourdain I decided to take an impromptu trip to El Salvador this summer. I had many reasons why I…

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Taco’ Bout A Party

I am a sucker for themed parties. Last year I decided I would bring in my 24th in style by choosing the theme Roaring twenty… four- most of my friends came dressed up as flappers or as businessmen from wall street. This year I wanted to do a taco theme. I wanted vibrant colors, tequila…

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Champagne in the Membrane: My First Brunch at Cava Mezze

“Eat well. Champagne often.” I accept the brunch I think I deserve and you better bellini when I say Cava Mezze did not disappoint. It was my first time at Cava Mezze and I was a little scared. For me personally, brunch is either hit or miss and lately, I have been missing. This Saturday…

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