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I haven’t written here in a while now. Modern Stripes has always been a passion project for me – an outlet where I could share my favorite finds, travel itineraries and most researched ideas and advice. And if I’m being incredibly honest I think…

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November 2017

November is finally upon us AND it’s beginning to look a lot like themostwonderfultimeoftheyear and as a total festive season fanatic, I for one couldn’t be more excited! This year has been quite the doozy for me as far as self-exploration, finding happiness and…

Red Rocks in Sedona via Modern Stripes
Travel Guides

A Girl’s Weekend in Sedona

Growing up in Arizona, I never really thought much of it to be honest. Yes, there’s a cool history of Western-Cowboy culture and great Mexican food, but to me, Arizona was just the place my loved ones were and there was a whole world…

Little Updates to Transition into Fall on Modern Stripes

Little Updates to Transition into Fall

One could say I’m a sucker for a season change and they would be 100% correct! The arrival of fall is like the gateway into the most wonderful time of the year and I’m always the first in line for pumpkin spice anything. However…

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September 2017

“life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” – The Great Gatsby Fall is my favorite time of year and with the arrival of September it is OFFICIALLY upon us – yay! Crisp air, apple picking, patio wine nights (with…

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Best Happy Hour Spots in Phoenix

At one point in time my Instagram bio simply read – “official member of Team Happy Hour”. No there is not a real “Team Happy Hour” (or at least one I’m aware of…) except for the one that meets every day in my head…

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Travel Guides

How I Find Cheap Plane Tickets

I love to travel! There is nothing that makes me happier than escaping to somewhere on my bucket list. It’s the new sights to see, buildings to photograph, food to taste, places to people watch and unique stores to shop that always leave me…

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Watermelon Frosé

I have been on a full fledged Rosé kick this summer and this is where it has led me – Watermelon Frosé (& I’m not mad about it either!) Every evening around 5pm my family pops open a bottle of wine and heads to…

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August 2017

  “August is like the Sunday of summer”  -unknown As an Arizona girl, I’m always ready for August to roll around. Don’t get me wrong I love summer and all it has to offer – swimming, bbqs, copious amounts of rosé – but at…

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Brown Sugar Mojitos

Most people who know me, friends and family alike, will agree that while I’m not the best chef, I’m a fairly decent bartender (and drinker 😉 )! With my latest career stunt moonlighting as a beverage cart girl on the golf course I must say…