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kelly purkey
new york, new york
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Continuing my Work + Travel series, I wanted to share what a day working on the road actually looks like for me. No two days are ever alike (which is part of while I love it so much) but I... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at My Wanderlist
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A December to Remember kit is now available to pre-order. Full kit photos will be posted when it goes on sale October 30th. I collaborated with Christine Herrin again because 1) I just love her and 2) she is an... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at My Wanderlist
Hi Keri! It's Tory Burch very similar to this one - http://rstyle.me/n/rtj6i3san
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on What to Pack: Fold Over Bags at My Wanderlist
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I'm very far from being an expert in European travel but I have learned a few tips (mostly through making mistakes!) since my first trip abroad 16 years ago. Here are just a few things I wanted to share from... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at My Wanderlist
Emailed you :)
Toggle Commented 6 days ago on Shop Update on Monday at My Wanderlist
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On me above: Old Navy pixie pants + Madwell Mira Heels The first thing I should say is that I am not much of a bag lady. Sometimes I do look like a homeless person when I make a last... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at My Wanderlist
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This post could have been called Never Not Working. Or Always on My Phone at the Pool. Or I Can Expense This, Right? I travel a lot. I work a lot. And as a freelancer + business owner, I am... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at My Wanderlist
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I know it's not Friday yet but I miss posting great links on my old Five on Friday posts, so I thought I'd bring it back. A little Five on Tuesday, if you will. Here are some cool things I... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at My Wanderlist
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I'm so excited to release my first self-paced e-course: Snap, Sketch, Scrap! I've spent the past couple of years taking and teaching a variety of online courses and one of my goals is to start doing more of my own.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2014 at My Wanderlist
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I lost track of what day it is and someday I'll have it all together and post when I mean to post but this is all to say I've got a shop update on Monday morning at 11am EST. And... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2014 at My Wanderlist
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Just one of the things I miss about Paris are my frequent trips to Merci. You might know it as the shop with the little red Mini out front. It was about fifteen mintues from my apartment and I would... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2014 at My Wanderlist
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In contrast to my trip to Copenhagen, I fell in love quickly with Prague. I visited back in July and my next trip there will have to be in the winter - I hear it's a completely different (and enchanting)... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2014 at My Wanderlist
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Sweatshirt | Shoes | Jeans My cute + creative friend Liz Kartchner tagged me to do a little Q+A blog tour. I haven't done a post like this in a while but it's great timing to share some fun stuff... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2014 at My Wanderlist
Hi Rhoni! Unfortunately I don't remember. I just chose one outside the Grand Palace, there are tons of restaurants lining the streets over there. I don't think you can go wrong! Have a good trip!
Toggle Commented Oct 6, 2014 on Brussels at My Wanderlist
Thank you! No Portland guide going up before your trip but there are a lot of recommendations posted on my Instagram and also blogged here: http://www.kellypurkey.com/its_me_kp/pdx/ - enjoy your trip, it's one of my favorite cities!
Hi Krystyn, I have been in the dark about the coolness of podcasts for so long that the only way I found the ones I listen to has been through other people posting about them. Twitter or blogs have been my resource, but you can definitely search through iTunes. I really like the ones on Heritage Radio Network. there's a huge variety to try out. Anne Marie also has a great list here, if any of these sound interesting to you: http://annmarieloves.com/2014/02/26/workspace-wednesday-favorite-podcast-episodes/#.U0SzzcdRGQk
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I'm quite late jumping on the podcast bandwagon but have started listening to them more + more while I work. I wanted to share five of my favorite episodes that are somewhat travel related with you today. They all happen... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2014 at My Wanderlist
YES.
Toggle Commented Oct 2, 2014 on Monet's Garden Instax Photos at My Wanderlist
Hi Petra! The selphy is an awesome little printer from Canon that prints 4x6 photos: http://tinyurl.com/lklcrf6 - you can even print right from your smart phone :)
Toggle Commented Oct 2, 2014 on Putting Together a Travel Binder at My Wanderlist
Hi Pearl! Check out these cool ones from Russell + Hazel: http://tinyurl.com/lyatc6b
Toggle Commented Oct 2, 2014 on Putting Together a Travel Binder at My Wanderlist
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I took a record number of Instax photos during my summer in Europe but these wide ones from Monet's Garden are a few of my favorites. The day was quite overcast and most of the photos I shot on my... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2014 at My Wanderlist
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Back in August I had about half a day to explore the city. I knew exactly what I wanted to do: a design hunt. I was on the hunt for some great inspiration in one of the most creative cities.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 30, 2014 at My Wanderlist
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I'm always in need of recommendations when I travel so I wanted to start a new series of blog posts sharing currated city guides from my friends. They're all experts in their hometowns or current towns and happy to share... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2014 at My Wanderlist
Hi Chloe, I say long term trip because it was a long term for me - the most I am usually spending in one place is a week. I definitely felt like a local and not a tourist because I was able to take my time to get to know the city, rather than just hit the touristy hot spots. I made friends and made the city feel like a home. The post is titled that because they are tips for anyone who is looking on taking more than just a vacation to Paris. A post about actually moving to a country would be titled something completely different. You can check out my friend Stephanie's blog, she's moved to Italy for three years, so perhaps that'll be more helpful for you: http://www.stephaniehowell.com. I also recommend checking out some of the books I've mentioned on my reading lists, The Art of French Eating, Paris My Sweet, and Paris to the Moon. Those authors all made a move to Paris for at least a year. And maybe this is your chance to start a blog and put that helpful information out on the web for others to find. Bon voyage!
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I tend to get very attached to parks. They beome like friends to me. In New York, it was Madison Sq Park. We had a special friendship. That was the place I would escape to just to hide away from... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2014 at My Wanderlist