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French Plumbing and Design Sabotage

A French king need a toilet and built a pump house on the Seine. The water was for fountains and… other things.

Streets of France


Visiting Paris, France and Staying in Luxury

Visiting Paris this May and staying in one of the most luxurious hotels in the city was a trip I had only dreamed of.

Paris in May

Finding Your Path

Finding Your Path: Life Leading up to Bear

Living the life I thought I wanted ended up setting me free. A story of discovery and finding what lights me up.

Image of coffee cup and eucalyptus leaves on white sheet

Self Care has become key to my personal success. I make a consistent effort to listen to my body and mind’s needs every day.

Health & Wellness

Self Care: The Key to Personal Success

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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