I don't know about you, but I love a good road trip. Commercial air travel is such a huge hassle that I relish any opportunity to jump in my car instead of on a plane. Unless it's a cross-country trip, in which case it obviously makes zero sense to drive if you're in any kind … Continue reading Bank School + Road Trippin’ Tech
When I upgraded from the iPhone 5s to the iPhone 6, I was terrified that I would never get used to my ENORMOUS new phone. Even more terrifying was the prospect that phones were only going to get bigger and bigger and eventually all the cool phones were going to be too big for my tastes (and my hands). Luckily I … Continue reading Is Bigger Better? + Loopy Cases and PopSockets
Most of TIRL's readers are family, friends, and colleagues (THANK YOU for being loyal fans!). As a result, most of you know about my former life as a tennis player. For any readers that don't fall into the above categories (I love you guys too!), I'll provide some brief context. My parents put a tennis racquet … Continue reading The Hamptons Life + Away Suitcases
Note: In this post I'm sharing my thoughts and commentary on the new iPhones that were announced on Tuesday. I'm also addressing the big things to consider as you decide whether to upgrade or not, and walking you through how to pre-order the new phones. If you want a breakdown of the technical specs and … Continue reading The Great Upgrade Debate
Yes, I realize it's not Christmas. Or Thanksgiving. Or really close to any fun, major holiday (or at least one that revolves around eating myself silly), but it's still one of my favorite times of the year. Why?! Because around this time every year, Apple announces a new iPhone (HOW new is often debatable), as … Continue reading It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
The trip posts keep coming! I swear we don't travel THAT much, but our travel IS heavily concentrated in the summer months when it's a bazillion degrees in New Orleans and you can't even walk from the front door to the car without feeling those dreaded beads of sweat forming on your back. Pretty much … Continue reading Cooling Off in Telluride + Fujifilm Instax Camera
Boston. It's a city that I haven't spent much time in, but every time I leave I can't wait to go back. From its food, to its historical landmarks, to its baseball team, there's so much passion in everything Boston and its people have to offer. This year's trip was in honor of my boyfriend's … Continue reading Boston Birthday Trip + SeatGeek (and a Google Custom Maps refresh!)
The ability to take a Girl's Trip always has been and always will be extremely important to me. It's not that I don't love the men in my life (my boyfriend, my Dad, my brother), or that I don't enjoy taking trips with them (I do, most of the time, I swear), but my best girlfriends … Continue reading Girl’s Trip to Florence! + Chatbooks
I have a LOT of gadgets. Seriously. I buy all the toys I can get my hands on and that my bank account can handle. There's nothing more fun (to me) than seeing if a piece of technology will be transformational and add real value to my life. 10 years ago, other than the OG … Continue reading Music, Podcasts, Audiobooks + Apple AirPods
It has been 1,060 days since I've written a new blog post. That streak ends today.