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Another five things I would do if I owned a hotel

When it comes to hotels, I have opinions. LOTS of opinions. If you’ve been reading my blog for more than a few weeks, this will not be a surprise.


Here’s the third post in a series of things I’d do if I owned a hotel. You can read list 1 here and list 2 here

1. Have sufficient places to hang towels in the bathroom

Hiltons are the worst offenders I’ve encountered recently. A Hilton Mom and I frequented during Dad‘s hospitalization had recently undergone a massive renovation. Nice, but the bathroom featured exactly one hook. No bar for face towels. No hook on the door because the hotel designer had chosen sliding doors. Just a single hook.

Things got messy fast. I found the same issue at a Dallas Hilton too.

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Thoughts on California

I’m writing this as I wait for my twice-delayed flight from SFO to JFK. If there is any luck in this word, I’ll be back in NYC as you read this.

But anything’s possible. As long as I’m home in time for The Bachelorette Monday night, no one gets hurt.


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The #BlewishWedding in Jamaica was spectacular

I knew it would be fun. I knew I’d enjoy Jamaica. And I knew that it would be meaningful to witness Candace and Jay get married.


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Twitter Spotlight: Nikki Rappaport

I’m excited to feature Nikki Rappaport of Cupcakes for Breakfast in this week’s Twitter Spotlight. Nikki is friends with many of my DC favorites including @Tammy so it seems inevitable that we’ll meet someday. Hopefully soon!

While a lot of Nikki’s blog posts and tweets are about food, I also really like her home decor aesthetic. Don’t miss a peek at her cheerful apartment (tour here).


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