The Ultimate Guide to Las Vegas – When You Aren’t Into Clubs

Outside the window of the plane, I watched a city manifest out of a desert. The Las Vegas strip came into focus, glittering buildings and neon signs acting as the centerpiece of downtown Las Vegas. This was my first time seeing the city, with its iconic landmarks, Caesars Palace, the Bellagio Fountains, the Fabulous Las […]


How to Become a More Adventurous Woman

If you’ve always wanted to be a more adventurous woman, you might wonder how. The good news is that it is easy if you take a few steps and change your …

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How to Plan a Vacation With Purpose

If you’re looking for new ways to make your next trip meaningful, why not take a volunteer vacation? Volunteer vacations offer a way to vacation with a …

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How to Find the Confidence to Travel the World Alone

Have you ever thought about traveling the world? It can be a great way to meet new people, visit new places and experience new cultures. But what about …

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5 Things to Know If You’re Going on a Women-Only Trip

You’re in for a treat if you decide to go on a women-only trip. With women-only trips, women of all ages can meet like-minded women, try local cuisine, and …

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The Best Outdoor Retreats and Adventure Ideas for Women in 2022

If you’re looking for ideas for a women’s outdoor weekend retreat, we have a few ideas for getting outdoors for a few days. These suggestions will help you …

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My parents prescribed a conventional life for me: A life of fitting in with everyone else and not questioning the world around me. My life was probably just like yours, in fact: A life where I was always the prisoner to someone else’s agenda. I was a civil engineer working for a large firm and had no freedom over my schedule or location.

I made the decision that I wanted to pursue a different life. One that brought me more joy and freedom. I look forward to sharing more about my journey with you and helping you confidently navigate your path in life.

The Free-Spirited Gal Behind The Independent Blonde

Hi there, I’m Shannon

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