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Twirl weddingsTwirl Weddings — isn’t she gorgeous?

Whether you travel once a year or once a week, it’s important to be comfortable on the road. After all, if the journey is the destination, you want the journey to be a good one! I’ve picked up quite a few tricks in my 15+ years of globe-trotting, and was so exited when one of my fave magazines, Twirl New York, asked me to share my favorite travel products.
Some of my fave discoveries, I run into while traveling. Take this one. I was in the Caribbean visiting The Ritz-Carlton, St. Thomas when I noticed someone using a Eminence Sun Defense Minerals powder sunscreen, and I was intrigued  …

Meet Our Favorite Wedding Registry

Newlywish

One of the best parts about having a wedding (besides the whole “found your soulmate” part, of course) is doing your wedding registry. After all, when else in life do you get to choose what you really want and need in a gift? Our favorite wedding registry hands down is Newlywish whose well-curated offerings include gorgeous household items alongside cool experiences like cooking classes and African safaris.
We were thrilled when founder Amanda Allen asked us to create our dream registry, and had a ball going through their ever-expanding inventory. The results include some travel picks, of course, but also a gold-flecked vase that reminds us of coral reefs and the cutest  …

My New (Shoe) Obsession

Melissa Sweet Dreams shoe in pinkCourtesy of Melissa USA

For someone who travels as much as I do, you’d think I’d be a pro at it. But I’m not, and for that I primarily blame one thing: Shoes. I spend a lot of time in warm-weather locales and need shoes that are both comfortable and breathable (to stand up to humidity — and did I mention that I live in Florida?) as well as versatile, so I don’t have to pack a different pair for every occasion.
Which is why I love Brazilian shoe company Melissa. Remember those jelly shoes you loved and wore to death back in the  …