I Have Some Announcements!

Hey, travelers! 

I have waited for this week for a little over a month now.  For the first time..ever... I have the entire week off for Thanksgiving! Such a blessing because I really needed some time to recharge, just get away, and breathe.  Anywho, announcement time!

Preparing for my trip to country #17! This shirt goes towards proceeds for The Passport Program so definitely check out www.hardlyhome.com for more information.

Preparing for my trip to country #17! This shirt goes towards proceeds for The Passport Program so definitely check out www.hardlyhome.com for more information.


#1: I am currently in country number SEVENTEEN!

It feels surreal to know that I am in the latter half of my goal towards thirty countries.  It's crazy to me that I started this journey about 18 months ago and haven't looked back.  So, with that being said, HELLO FROM PANAMA! I've been hearing about this country for at least a decade since my high school guidance counselor was born there.  Originally, I had planned on coming in April for my twenty-great, but I saw a cheap flight deal during Thanksgiving week and knew I would not see that price for a very long time. So, here I am! As Moms said, "of course you went by yourself". I can't wait to write about the experience for you all, but if you want to follow along in real time, join me on Instagram / Snapchat. 

#2: I have been working on a SECOND blog.

I never publicly announced this, but if you are an avid reader of mine, you should have noticed by now that my weekly post frequency slowed down a bit.  Don't worry, this blog isn't going anywhere, but I had to put some extra love into baby #2.  Some people I know asked me if I could combine the two, and while thinking about it, I knew that they were totally different niches and apparently, I have a lot to say.  

My second blog baby, known as Glitter Filled Mondays, will serve its purpose in delivering some sparkle on your gloomy Mondays and overall personal development as I work through a semi identity crisis myself.  I originally hit publish on October 21 (half birthday) but I wanted to revamp a few more posts because I'm basically slinging fire in some of those posts and want it to be a little more together. My virtual assistant packages will also be available on GFM.  Stay tuned and follow along on social media. 

#3: I am working on a second travel website!

I can't give you all the details (because, suspense) but just know that a community is coming together.  If you read back into some older posts, you might even be able to figure it out.  But needless to say, I have actually been working on three websites like a crazy woman, attempting to date, perform some community service activities, and maintain balance at work, but I know at the end of it all, it will be worth it. 

Enjoying a strawberry mojito at Tantalo Rooftop in Casco Viejo, Panama on my first night.

Enjoying a strawberry mojito at Tantalo Rooftop in Casco Viejo, Panama on my first night.


Sometimes I have that conversation in the mirror and it goes like, "self, you're doing too much", but I haven't been so passionate about some of these things in awhile.  Tired is an understatement.  My 9:30 bedtime has been sacrificed more times than I'd like but I'm out here and preparing for 2017 now.  Don't wait until December / January to get those goals in formation. Do it now.  

You all already know that I travel for the street art. This was also at Tantalo Rooftop in Casco Viejo, Panama.

You all already know that I travel for the street art. This was also at Tantalo Rooftop in Casco Viejo, Panama.

What do you all have going on? What's new? Let's chat!

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