The Fighter

packed-party-arrivalAs many of you know, October tends to hit close to home. In addition to it being Halloween, one of my favorite holidays, it’s also Breast Cancer and Liver Cancer Awareness Month. Having been inspired by my mom’s battle against breast cancer to open up my boutique, M of Hope, I am always seeking unique ways to help spread the word as to what exactly “awareness” means in each awareness month. You’ll see exactly what I mean by this in posts to come, so stay tuned.  Continue reading

Warby Parker x 826

photo copyWe all know Warby Parker and all that they do to give back and help others. But have you heard about their new collection Warby Parker x 826?

826 National in a nonprofit organization that assists students with their writing skills for maximum benefit down the road, along with encouraging teachers’ to support their students’ creative interests and their imagination. Warby Parker has been a big supporter of 826 National, and is excited to share their new collaboration with 826NYC and 826LA.  Continue reading

M of Hope

imageI know it has been awhile since I have posted about crafts, events, traveling, books and guest blogger posts, but exciting opportunities have come up that have caused a slight pause here.

As you mayhave heard, I’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund an exciting new project. With one week left in the campaign, I am reaching out to you for your support. However you choose to back this project- with a pledge, a share on Facebook, sharing this post, or sharing the Kickstarter link with friends and anyone you know- it will be thanks to your support that M of Hope reaches its campaign goal and opens its doors… oh, but I’ve gotten ahead of myself! Here is the full story: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/682887529/m-of-hope

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A Trip to Cologne, Germany

Both PassportsIf you had the opportunity to go anywhere in the world, where would you go? A bit of a cliché question, however when presented with it, so many thoughts come to mind. You could pack your bags and head to Paris. Or what about flying away to Italy or Greece? For me, the answer is so simple: I would head to Germany. Cologne, German to be specific.

So grab your suitcase (my new favorite is the Delsey Luggage Helium Aero), and pack for an adventure of a lifetime, as I am taking you on my dream vacation and the things I have to see.   Continue reading