ONE DAY IN THESSALONIKI, GREECE

Confessions of a heavy packer: I went to Thessaloniki Greece on a one-day shopping trip and I put together a personal guide to what {not} to do on one-day trips. Read more on www.dilekaspires.com

The following text may contain exaggerations for comic effect.

I PACK HEAVY. It really doesn’t matter if I am going away for days or just going to buy bread from the local store. That’s what makes me the mommy character in any group I am in. Oh, you need water? Snacks? Wet wipes? Band aids? Your cat? I probably have it in my bag.

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THE PERFECT SNAP

Wearing a white backpack, gray skirt, and color-shifting slip ons on www.dilekaspires.com

THERE IS SOMETHING INEXPLICABLY exciting about donning on a new role. The concept of new  is always accompanied with a sense of unfamiliarity and the moment of initial discovery makes us excited about the possible outcomes from getting more comfortable with that role.

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1/4 OF A CENTURY

Wearing a Brax short with a wild orchid print and a white skirt designed by me. A pink and white outfit for my birthday post.Carpisa Bag. Suite Blanco sandals.

ALTHOUGH I PRIDE MYSELF ON being an effective multitasker, sometimes life decides to troll me by throwing figurative rocks at me in the form of unexpected responsibilities, rushed deadlines, and dropped energy levels due to the summer heat.

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