Author: Graceful Rags

Spanish Travels: Muxia and Finisterre

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After my brother and I finished walking El Camino de Santiago, the rest of our family met us in Spain for a road trip across the country—first stop, Muxia and Finisterre! While the traditional end of the Camino is in Santiago, many pilgrims choose to continue walking an extra three days to either Muxia or Finisterre to see the ocean (and the mile marker that says 0 kilometers left!). So…my brother and I took the easy way out and drove there in a quick hour and a half instead. Ha! Continue reading “Spanish Travels: Muxia and Finisterre”

Back to School Series: My #1 Tip for Remembering Names

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Can you believe that a lot of schools are already starting either today or sometime this week?! Where did the summer go??? Luckily for me, I don’t start classes again until September 9…but whew, it sure is weird to see all my friends returning to their campuses all over the country. In order to get into the school spirit and fall mode, I decided to revive my Back to School Series this year and create some fun college-themed posts, including what it’s like to do laundry in college and a tour of my new dorm room (coming soon!). On every Monday from now until September 16, be on the look out for a new B2S Series post! Continue reading “Back to School Series: My #1 Tip for Remembering Names”

Farewell, Charming Charlie

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As some of you may have heard already, the accessory chain Charming Charlie is the next store to fall prey to the so-called “retailer apocalypse” – the company has declared bankruptcy. Online sales have already stopped, and all stores will be closed by August 31 (though many have already been liquidated). I was super bummed to hear this news! Charming Charlie was one of my favorite affordable accessories retailer, and who doesn’t love walking into a store that’s completely color-coded?! If you haven’t already, be sure to scrounge around your wallet and drawers to see if you have an old CC gift card anywhere. If there’s a store in your area, now is your last chance to spend that money! Continue reading “Farewell, Charming Charlie”