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Category Archives: Travel




By The Purple Fig Create a Rustic Chic Dorm Room This Fall rusticwalllightcontent

With September and back to school season around the corner, autumn also marks the perfect time for endless trips to Ikea, searching for discounted furniture and adding a unique touch to dorm rooms with budget-friendly décor. Whether you or someone in your life is…


By The Purple Fig Are You Afraid of Elevators, Pickles, Chicken? Credit: Ben Sanders

Fear is an emotion induced by a threat perceived by living entities, which causes a change in brain and organ function and ultimately a change in behavior, such as running away, hiding or freezing from traumatic events. But what about when that ‘traumatic’ event…


By Nikki Kanter Stylishly Navigate Your Next Family BBQ prettygirlatbbq

Summer is upon us and as invitations for gatherings hosted by family and friends stack up, it can be intimidating. Everyone has those moments when we stare blankly into our closets, slam the door and tell ourselves that we have nothing to wear. But…



By Patty Cleall Ask About Your Roots While You Still Can dream-chasing

Last year I took fourteen letters from my Mom’s house, along with my Dad’s Polish passport.  While my dad was alive he never talked much about his past and to be honest, I didn’t really ask. I was busy raising my children, teaching school…



By The Purple Fig Book Reviews: Unbridled Unbridled

When it comes to memoir writing, the degree to which an author is honest in describing their journey directly correlates to how deeply a reader will commit to connecting with the story. If they can tell the truth of their story and even come…