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 …

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.

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 …

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