Life Lately

02.15.19

Life Lately 2019 no. 2

Well it’s been a minute (or 10+ days) since I’ve hit publish on …

Well it’s been a minute (or 10+ days) since I’ve hit publish on anything but who’s counting? Last week was a roller coaster (more on that in a minute). I hope that I’ll find it in me to write a post or two this week though! I think I’m feeling …

Life Lately

01.25.19

Life Lately 2019 no. 1

My last life lately post was published in APRIL 2017. Oops. Here's what …

My last life lately post was published in APRIL 2017. Oops. Here's what I've been up to since then.

Baby

Motherhood

Travel

10.26.18

Traveling with a Baby

Traveling with a baby wasn’t at all what I expected – there’s really …

Traveling with a baby wasn’t at all what I expected – there’s really no way to know what you’re getting into until you experience it. I went into the trip thinking the flight to be the worst part but it was a breeze. I also just assumed she’d sleep at …

Organization

06.14.18

How to Get Settled in Your New Home

We recently went from a small 1 bedroom condo to a 3 bedroom, …

We recently went from a small 1 bedroom condo to a 3 bedroom, 2 story house – a huge change for us. This is my seventh home in almost eight years so I’m no stranger to moving and getting settled, but this time around, I went into the move almost …

Travel

04.18.18

Travel Essentials for a Long Flight

 This post was originally published two years ago, but it’s been one of …

 This post was originally published two years ago, but it’s been one of my most popular posts to-date, so I’ve brought it back with a fresh new look and updated products! Why? Because long flights are no joke. If I’m very lucky I’ll get 2-3 hours of sleep which still …

Living

Motherhood

04.16.18

Life Lately: The Everymom is Here!

After months of working on a brand new site – something we haven’t …

After months of working on a brand new site – something we haven’t done since we launched The Everygirl back in February 2012 – I am so excited to announce that The Everygirl Media Group’s newest website, The Everymom is live! When Alaina and I found ourselves expecting our first babies just …

Life Lately

04.09.18

Life Lately And A Big Announcement!

Remember when I used to post about what was going on in my …

Remember when I used to post about what was going on in my life every few weeks? Well, I haven’t written one of those posts since January and here we are over a week into April, so it’s time for a catchup. I don’t know about you, but I love these update …

Career

04.04.18

How To Be Productive When You Work From Home

I started working from home when I launched my graphic design business back …

I started working from home when I launched my graphic design business back in 2007. As in eleven years ago. Even though The Everygirl got an office space in September 2016, I still work from home at least half the week, so it’s still very much a part of my life.

Career

03.05.18

Your Career Questions Answered

A few weeks ago, I asked you what career Qs you had for …

A few weeks ago, I asked you what career Qs you had for me and then I never answered them. Sorry. But the time has come and I am finally answering your most-asked questions about my job as one of the founders of The Everygirl Media Group! I’ll get right …

Travel

02.24.18

Travel Essentials for a Weekend Beach Trip

We packed our carry-ons and are spending the weekend in Miami for a …

We packed our carry-ons and are spending the weekend in Miami for a weekend of sunshine and laying out poolside. I shared a few things I packed for our warm-weather getaway but wanted to put together a list of everything I’m taking with me for the weekend – like my …

Career

02.22.18

The Everygirl Turns 6 and a BIG Announcement

If you’ve been following me for a while now, you’ve heard the story, …

If you’ve been following me for a while now, you’ve heard the story, but I love a good anniversary post and this one’s a little different since there’s a BIG announcement for our growing company. In August, 2011, two 20-something Chicago bloggers who barely knew each other (My cofounder Alaina Kaczmarski …

Fashion

Travel

02.12.18

What To Pack for a Warm Weather Getaway

This winter weather has had me dreaming of sunshine, but between feeling exhausted, …

This winter weather has had me dreaming of sunshine, but between feeling exhausted, zika, and Hawaii being too far and expensive, we’ve felt a little stuck on where to go and when to do it. Last weekend, we finally booked our trip to Miami and will be on a beach …

Life Lately

01.22.18

ICYMI: A Furniture Collab and Life Lately

We just launched our second furniture collaboration over at The Everygirl. The first was a …

We just launched our second furniture collaboration over at The Everygirl. The first was a collaboration with Interior Define and today, we launched a collection of classic pieces – all under $1000 – in custom fabrics that we designed! In case you missed it, here are a few other things that are going …

Recipes

01.16.18

Paleo Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

Guys. It’s literally freezing in Chicago and I spent the first week of …

Guys. It’s literally freezing in Chicago and I spent the first week of the year at home with a cold. All I wanted to do was lounge around in cozy sweaters or pajamas with something warm, so I came up with the best paleo chicken soup recipe. As promised, after adjusting …

Travel

01.09.18

Our Amalfi Coast Honeymoon Itinerary

Now that we’ve been married for a few months, it seemed like time …

Now that we’ve been married for a few months, it seemed like time to finally share a recap of our honeymoon on the Amalfi Coast. We spent three nights in Capri and five nights in Positano in mid October, which felt like the perfect time to visit. It was warm …

Career

01.04.18

The Networking Mistakes You Should Stop Making

The best part about blogging (for me) has been being able to inspire others …

The best part about blogging (for me) has been being able to inspire others by sharing what I’m going through – and getting to connect with people I otherwise never would have met. I can’t stand small talk but love getting to really know people. I love when readers message me …

Life Lately

12.31.17

The Best of 2017

It was another whirlwind year, and there are so many moments I never …

It was another whirlwind year, and there are so many moments I never want to forget. Time with friends, travel, exciting partnerships, and some big life changes. It’s so hard to believe that we’re just moments away from 2018. I’m not one to make big resolutions and don’t really care …

Holiday

Life Lately

12.28.17

Christmas Vacation

The Everygirl office closes from Christmas to New Year’s Day. It’s so nice …

The Everygirl office closes from Christmas to New Year’s Day. It’s so nice to just have time at home to relax, organize, and be cozy – which is all you can do when it’s 30 degrees colder than freezing outside. I can’t leave the house without this and these although my …

Travel

12.20.17

How To Travel On a Budget

I always wanted to travel but a minor (ok severe) fear of flying …

I always wanted to travel but a minor (ok severe) fear of flying kept me grounded for most of my 20s, until I moved from LA to Chicago. I finally made it to Europe a month after my 31st birthday (with Alaina), and have back a handful of times since, …

Career

12.19.17

Advice for New Bloggers

I started blogging over ten years ago, so I like to think I’ve …

I started blogging over ten years ago, so I like to think I’ve learned a thing or two about how it all works. From what advice I have to how I got my start, blogging is one of those topics I have been asked about pretty consistently over the past …

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