Life Before Travel Blogging FAQ

  Q: How did you start traveling? A: I have had the travel bug for as long as I can remember.  When I was 14 years old, I went on my first trip without my parents to AUSTRALIA! I went with a student ambassador program and ever since, have had the itch to travel.  I […]

May 8, 2020
Spring Break With Motel 6

This post is sponsored by Motel 6, but all opinions are my own. It’s that time of year again… SPRING BREAAKKKKKK!  As y’all know, I loveeeee traveling!  You also know when I travel that I love to treat myself—from splurging on luxurious accommodations, indulging in the local cuisine, or having that extra glass of bubbly. […]

April 26, 2019
Girl’s Night In with Drink by Numbers

I’m not sure if y’all are familiar with the brand Big Betty or not, but if you’re anything like me, it’s something I know you’re going to be all about.  It all started with their famous wine glass that holds an ENTIRE bottle of wine.  I mean, that just makes sense right?  An easy way […]

October 22, 2018
Cinnabon in Seattle, WA

Did you know the first ever Cinnabon was located in Seattle, WA?!  It all started with a father-son duo that was on a mission to create the perfect homemade Cinnamon Roll.  I think it’s safe to say they succeeded.  I am a sucker for “firsts,” especially when it comes to food places as delicious as […]

October 1, 2018
On The Go with Bed Head by TIGI

The past two weeks I have been go-go-go.  From Chicago to Texas to Seattle to Portland, Oregon, my schedule was so jam-packed that I didn’t have time for any bumps in the road, never mind a bad hair day.  Thankfully, I traveled with my Bed Head Products this trip, which helped keep my hair intact […]

September 25, 2018
2018 Resolutions

Happy Tuesday y’all!  If you read my 2017 recap yesterday, you know that I felt like I didn’t make enough time for myself last year.  So, I’m trying to make 2018 the year of ME.  Sounds selfish, I know. Especially at 27 years old, I KNOW.  But to be honest, I feel like I’ve always […]

January 10, 2018
2017 Recap

Happy New Year babes!  Now that we are officially one week into the New Year, I thought I could start recapping some of 2017.  A lot happened in 2017, it was a learning and growing year for me for sure. One significant life change that happened in 2017 was with my relationship.  My boyfriend moved […]

January 7, 2018
White House Black Market Sweater Sale

I don’t know about you guys, but I had a stigma against White House Black Market for a while.  It’s my mom’s favorite store, so maybe that’s why I thought it wasn’t cool as a teenager/young adult.  But something has changed for me over the past few years.  Either 1) I started realizing my mom […]

December 6, 2017
Flight Giveaway
November 18, 2017
Conrad Chicago Offering Rooms for $11.14 a Night

GUYS!!! This is not a joke!  The luxury Chicago hotel, The Conrad, is offering rooms for $11.14 per night, today only!  The hotel turns 1 year old today and in honor of the celebration, they are selling rooms for under $12! The anniversary is on November 14th, which is how they chose the price… 11.24.  […]

November 14, 2017
Rent the Runway- Unlimited Membership

Hey y’all! Today I’m talking about one of my favorite memberships.  I will admit, I am a complete SUCKER when it comes to memberships.  I’ll sign up for one just about any chance I get.  I have a gym membership, yet have barely used it in a year.  I have a spray tan membership at […]

November 1, 2017
Hawaii Look #1

Aloha!  Hope your Sunday is as good as mine!  Today is my second to last day in Hawaii, so I’m spending it barefoot under the palm trees.  I wanted to share this look with you, as it has been such a great transitional look from day to night. I’ve been able to wear this swimsuit […]

October 22, 2017