Renting your home on AirBnB? And AirBnB partnerships that equal free airfare!

Back before AirBnB was around, there was (and still is) a travel website called Couchsurfing. It’s essentially a free Airbnb, with the main focus on cultural exchange and friendship-making over just having a free place to stay. I used Couchsurfing a ton during my travels in Australia, Central America, and the United States and I […]

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Packing Cubes: space saver or hassle?

One of my favorite things about traveling is packing. Is that weird or are you with me??? There’s something really exciting about planning out what you’ll wear and do while you dream of the impending bliss of your next trip. I enjoy fantasizing about the fun I’ll have on travels. I spend time making lists (fyi I […]

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Recommendations for traveling on Whole30

About half way through my Whole30, I went on a three day trip to San Francisco for work. I wanted to set myself up for success, so I took about 30 minutes out of my day to plan how I would approach eating. I knew it would be a real challenge because SFO is my favorite […]

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My experience and tips for: The Whole30

  It’s funny how without realizing it, we can slip into bad habits. I thought I was being nice to my body, but one morning in March,  I woke 10 pounds heavier than twelve months before. I didn’t eat my first meal until 2pm and most of my meals were carb and sugar loaded. I didn’t exercise, […]

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Jess Makes: A List of Her Top Los Angeles Eats

I’m no stranger to adventure. Whether it be in the kitchen or in life, I look at each bend in the road as a new and wonderful opportunity. It’s been on my heart to go to culinary school for some time. I know, you’re shocked. So I’m packing up my spice collection, and the rest […]

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Jess Makes: Organization Look Fun

If you’re like me, you often find yourself with a half-empty container of Buffalo mozzarella leftover from Monday’s lasagna, or half an onion hiding in the back of your fridge screaming, “eat me! eat me! (preferably before I go bad)”.  Because I hate wasting food, I make a conscious effort to use up my leftover ingredients.  This […]

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