Recipes

09.27.19

10 Salads to Make This Fall

I know what you’re thinking. Fall is a time for crock pot dishes …

I know what you’re thinking. Fall is a time for crock pot dishes and warm, comfort foods. It’s just that I’ve been really into salads lately, it’s still pretty warm out, and I found myself looking up seasonal recipes that felt like fall. I wanted to share some of my …

Baby & Toddler

Travel

09.23.19

Traveling to Europe with a Toddler

This was our fourth and biggest trip with our 13-month-old. We traveled from …

This was our fourth and biggest trip with our 13-month-old. We traveled from Chicago to Puglia, Italy. Two flights, two hours of sleep overnight, and ten hours up in the air with a toddler. I’m going to share what I packed, how we got through the flights, adjusting to a …

Recipes

09.15.19

12 Healthy, Grain Free Pumpkin Recipes to Make This Fall

The first day of fall is just one week away, and dare I …

The first day of fall is just one week away, and dare I say it – I am officially longing for those chilly fall days, sweaters, and the coziness that comes with the season. Leaves are changing colors and we’ve even had a few cooler mornings, but I’m still waiting …

Life Lately

09.13.19

Life Lately: Summer 2019

It’s been a minute and I’ve only had 5 posts go up in …

It’s been a minute and I’ve only had 5 posts go up in the last 6 weeks. I have this long list of posts I want to work on and think about what I want to share all the time, but there really is so little time and energy outside …

Entertaining

Family

07.09.19

Margot’s Amalfi Coast Themed 1st Birthday Party

My baby is ONE! I can’t believe it. It’s no secret that she …

My baby is ONE! I can’t believe it. It’s no secret that she was our honeymoon baby and we honeymooned in the Amalfi Coast, so as soon as we bought a house with a yard, I knew this had to happen. This party was obviously for us since Margot would …

Entertaining

07.03.19

Everything You Need to Make Entertaining Easy

It’s always fun hosting friends but sometimes, cleaning, setting a table, and preparing …

It’s always fun hosting friends but sometimes, cleaning, setting a table, and preparing food sounds like so much work. One of the most important things you can do is have the essentials on hand. I’ve always loved entertaining and have learned a thing or two about simplifying the process over …

Entertaining

06.30.19

Throwing an Amalfi Coast Birthday Party

We’re celebrating Margot’s first birthday today and have less than a week until …

We’re celebrating Margot’s first birthday today and have less than a week until our baby turns one! Friends, grandparents, and cousins are joining us in our backyard for pizza, spritzes, and gelato. Add a few lemon themed banners and pools and a beach umbrella or two for an Amalfi Coast …

Career

05.30.19

Q&A: Questions about The Everygirl and Blogging

My career path has been anything but traditional. I started my first (for …

My career path has been anything but traditional. I started my first (for fun) in 2007, then a graphic design business specializing in blog design shortly thereafter, launched The Everygirl in 2012 and The Everymom in 2018. We went from two cofounders to a team of 12 and I managed …

Baby & Toddler

Motherhood

Travel

05.06.19

Traveling With a Baby Under One Year Old

I’ve flown with Margot twice, when she was 3 and 9 months old, …

I’ve flown with Margot twice, when she was 3 and 9 months old, and that hardly makes me an expert, but I’ve learned a thing or two along the way. After getting quite a few questions about what did and didn’t work for us, I wanted to share some of …

Life Lately

05.02.19

Life Lately 2019: April

April was a blur and things don’t seem to be slowing down any time …

April was a blur and things don’t seem to be slowing down any time soon, but I’m focusing on how good all the craziness is instead of how it feels like too much at once. Travel, finding a new home for Tuck, home renovations, temporarily moving out of our home, personal …

Blogging

04.25.19

Let’s Talk About Sponsored Content and Gifted Product

This post is one that’s long overdue, so today, I’m going to talk …

This post is one that’s long overdue, so today, I’m going to talk about brand partnerships, sponsored content, affiliates, and gifted product. How it all works, why it’s not selling out, and why getting paid is actually an important part of what we (bloggers/content creators) do. I can’t speak for anyone …

Career

Motherhood

04.23.19

How Do You Do It All?

Someone recently asked me how I do “it all” – motherhood, a full-time …

Someone recently asked me how I do “it all” – motherhood, a full-time job, a “thriving” blog, and home design. My answer is simple. “I don’t.” I messaged Kate Mundo, an amazing mom who is with her baby girl full-time all while growing her blog, to chat through her question. She …

Life Lately

03.12.19

Life Lately 2019: March

I’m on a roll with these Life Lately posts, and writing one every …

I’m on a roll with these Life Lately posts, and writing one every month or so is much, much easier (than trying to write them weekly. If I get 2 blog posts up a week I feel like I’m killing it, so there’s that. It’s so so hard to find …

Career

02.22.19

The Everygirl is Launching Online Courses and Celebrating 7 Years!

I love a good anniversary – a reason to celebrate and reflect – and today …

I love a good anniversary – a reason to celebrate and reflect – and today is a BIG day for The Everygirl team because 1. the website we dreamed of growing turns 7 and 2. we are so unbelievably excited to share a new launch that we’ve been dreaming of for as …

Life Lately

02.15.19

Life Lately 2019: February

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: January

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 & Toddler

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 …

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