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  • Nashville's Greatest Hits: The Best of Music City | Her Life in Ruins

    Nashville’s Greatest Hits: The Best of Music City

    Nashville, TN has always had a special place in my heart. I was raised about an hour northwest of Nashville, meaning I was lucky enough to start seeing the city as a kid. Country music, hot chicken, and the Nashville Predators were some of my favorite things growing up. When I became older, I began exploring the more adult side of Nashville and feel even more in love with the…

  • We Need to Talk About Fiona the Hippo | Her Life in Ruins

    We Need to Talk About Fiona the Hippo

    If you’ve been on the internet at all over the past few months, you’ve likely come across the majestic being that is Fiona the Baby Hippo. Fiona the Hippo is one of the newest residents of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden and holy cow people love her.  I’ve cried over how flawless Fiona is more times than I care to admit and have found myself looking forward to the…

  • Drinking Around Kentucky: The Bourbon Trail 2017

    In Kentucky, there are more barrels of bourbon than there are people and horses combined. As you can guess, bourbon is kind of a big deal in Kentucky. The industry employs tens of thousands of Kentuckians, brings a ton of money into our state, and it makes for a good time. In 1998, the Kentucky Distiller’s Association put together the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Over the years, the distilleries on the…

  • A Twentysomething's Guide to Walt Disney World: Magic Kingdom | Her Life in Ruins

    A Twentysomething’s Guide to Walt Disney World: Magic Kingdom

    You might think Walt Disney World is for kids, but you are totally wrong. Disney is a magical place for all ages, but can be a bit much when going as a twentysomething. Fret not, I have created a 4 part series on surviving Walt Disney World in your twenties! Here, I present the perfect guide for to ensure your trip to Magic Kingdom is truly magic. Disney’s Magic Kingdom Ahh…

  • The Ultimate Harry Potter Bucketlist | Her Life in Ruins

    The Ultimate Harry Potter Bucketlist

    If you’re a millennial, then you likely grew up reading the Harry Potter books, or at least watched the movies. The Harry Potter fandom in millennials is HUGE! If you’re reading this, you probably know which house you belong in and will become offended if anyone questions that status. There’s a good chance that you’re still bitter that a letter inviting you to Hogwarts never showed up on your eleventh birthday.…

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