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kelly purkey
new york, new york
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Oh man, what a great month for new books. There's a lot I'm excited to break open this month, if only I had just a few extra hours. Here's what I'm picking up right now: 1. Yes, Please by Amy... Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at My Wanderlist
I've seen the concept of the capsule wardrobe (well explained + mastered here on this cute gal of Unfancy) traveling through the blogosphere and I have to be honest with you, it's not for me. I love my clothes. One... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at My Wanderlist
Hi April! With the Instax cameras you definitely get what you pay for. The pricier one definitely delivers much better quality photos and has some awesome features that I like - timer, ability to turn of the flash, macro mode. The cheaper ones just take so-so photos. If you're looking for one in between, I had the 50S before it broke this summer and was really happy with the results: Hope that helps!
Toggle Commented 2 days ago on 2014 Project Life: Palm Springs at My Wanderlist
A couple weeks ago I was lucky to head to California for a girls weekend with my friends Jenny + Elsie. We had no plans except to hang out at the Ace Hotel, drink some drinks (and coffee), talk a... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at My Wanderlist
Hi Jana! For lunch I walked right up about twenty minutes after they opened and it was empty. HOpe you enjoy Paris!
Toggle Commented 4 days ago on Paris: Le Bistro Paul Bert at My Wanderlist
I'm sharing a series of city guides from the best experts I know - my friends! Here's the latest installment for you: Five Must Hit Places: 1) El Farrolito - authentic + late night tacos and burritos 2) Burma Superstar... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at My Wanderlist
Hi Katie! I'm fortunate to travel 90% for pleasure and 10% for work.
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 4 days ago at My Wanderlist
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 5 days ago at My Wanderlist
Hi Keri! It's Tory Burch very similar to this one -
Toggle Commented Oct 17, 2014 on What to Pack: Fold Over Bags at My Wanderlist
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 Oct 16, 2014 at My Wanderlist
Emailed you :)
Toggle Commented Oct 15, 2014 on Shop Update on Monday at My Wanderlist
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 Oct 15, 2014 at My Wanderlist
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 Oct 15, 2014 at My Wanderlist
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 Oct 14, 2014 at My Wanderlist
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
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
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
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
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: - 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:
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
Toggle Commented Oct 2, 2014 on Monet's Garden Instax Photos at My Wanderlist