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Little Updates to Transition into Fall on Modern Stripes
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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…

September Mood Board - Modern Stripes
Inspiration

September Mood

“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…

Best Happy Hour Spots in Phoenix - Modern Stripes
Lists

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…

How To Find Cheap Plane Tickets
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…

Watermelon Frose on Modern Stripes
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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…

August Mood on Modern Stripes
Inspiration

August Mood

  “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…

Brown Sugar Mojitos on ModernStripes.com
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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…

Layover in Seoul Home Design on Modern Stripes
Travel Guides

How to Spend a Layover in Seoul

I’ve been meaning to write about my quick little trip to Seoul for a while, but you know… life (& procrastination) happens. Earlier this spring I took a big solo trip across the Pacific to visit a very good friend in Cebu City, Philippines.…

Lady Bird Lake Austin - A Long Weekend in Austin on Modern Stripes
Travel Guides

A Long Weekend in Austin

A large part of my quarter-life-crisis had to do with this ever evolving sense of wanderlust. If you take a look at my Travel board on Pinterest you’ll see about a multitude and massive variety of places I’m dying to see with my own eyes.…

An Ode to Stripes on Modern Stripes
Inspiration

An Ode to Stripes

On this ‘National Stripes Day’ I thought I’d devote a mini moment on Modern Stripes to my love of stripes themselves. It started out simple a shirt here, a notebook there – before I knew it stripes were covering my bedroom, closet and kitchen. Upon…