Organization

02.23.21

12 Things That Will Help You Feel Like You Have it Together

Disclaimer: I do not have my sh*t together. Instagram shows you glimpses – …

Disclaimer: I do not have my sh*t together. Instagram shows you glimpses – usually the good ones – but most of my days are unstructured and all over the place. When I was working full-time, I almost always felt like I was scrambling. I was never the get up at …

Career

02.16.21

What to do When You Feel Stuck in Your Career

I am often asked for career advice and it’s been a while since …

I am often asked for career advice and it’s been a while since I’ve talked about my career. After last year’s maternity leave, extended medical leave, and then stepping down from my position at The Everygirl last month, I haven’t exactly been in career mode. But cofounded a successful media group …

Recipes

02.14.21

Easy Weeknight Meal: The Perfect Roast Chicken

This recipe has been a go-to for us throughout fall and winter, and …

This recipe has been a go-to for us throughout fall and winter, and it’s perfect for those nights when you don’t feel like cooking. There’s very little prep involved, but you’ll want to plan ahead to allow enough time for seasoning and cooking. Until last year year, I was always …

Life Lately

01.24.21

Life Lately 2021 no. 1: Best. News. Ever.

So you know when you fall out of a routine and want to …

So you know when you fall out of a routine and want to give something a try again but it’s been so long and you’re all “ugh I can’t it’s too much” and you don’t even know what exactly you want to do and how you want to do it? …

Living

01.21.21

Reduce Waste With The Best Eco-Friendly Products of 2021

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been wary of harsh chemicals, …

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been wary of harsh chemicals, and have opted for cleaner, safer products. Since becoming a mom, I’ve thought a lot more about what I want around my girls, and how I want to care for our planet. Last year, I made the …

Organization

01.14.21

The Best Organization Essentials from IKEA

I’ve been on a bit of an organization bender and ordered a few …

I’ve been on a bit of an organization bender and ordered a few things from IKEA for curbside pickup. It was so easy and everything was ready next day. From the basement and junk drawer to the playroom and office, you’ll find IKEA storage solutions throughout our home. You can’t …

Career

01.13.21

Q&A: Stepping Down From The Everygirl & Future Plans

After sharing some big news earlier this week, I wanted to take the …

After sharing some big news earlier this week, I wanted to take the opportunity to answer some of the questions asked about my decision to take a step back from The Everygirl Media Group. After asking what questions you may have on instagram, it seems like there was some confusion …

Career

01.11.21

A New Year. A Big, Life-Changing Decision.

Even though I’ve had a few weeks to process this news, it feels …

Even though I’ve had a few weeks to process this news, it feels so fresh. Sharing it here makes it that much more real.  In 2012, I cofounded The Everygirl. I was in my late 20s, single, had zero connections, and wanted to help other women feel inspired. I spent …

Q&A

01.04.21

December 2020 Q&A

What are you looking forward to in the new year? How do you …

What are you looking forward to in the new year? How do you keep your furniture clean with a toddler? How do you find time for yourself? …

Q&A

07.31.20

Q&A: How I’m Doing, Margot’s Diagnosis, and Life with Two

It’s been a few months since my last Q&A, so today I’m going …

It’s been a few months since my last Q&A, so today I’m going to answer all your questions about life with two girls during a pandemic, how I’m doing since Margot’s diagnosis, and I’ll share a few links to some commonly asked about items, too. There were a lot of …

Entertaining

07.30.20

Margot’s Sunshine and Rainbows Birthday Decor

Knowing that we would be isolated for Margot’s second birthday and that planning …

Knowing that we would be isolated for Margot’s second birthday and that planning anything would be tough with a due date just two days before she turned two, I started planning early. There wouldn’t be a party, but she’d wake up to a house full of decorations and have a …

Q&A

05.11.20

Q&A: Therapy, Favorite Artwork, Pregnancy, and Getting Ready for Baby #2

Time for another Q&A! This month I’m answering your questions about going back …

Time for another Q&A! This month I’m answering your questions about going back to therapy (virtually during isolation), pregnancy, and some favorite products (for the home and toddlers). If you have any questions after reading this post, please leave them in the comments section below! Where did you get x? …

Q&A

04.05.20

Q&A: Self Isolation, Working from Home Without Childcare, Pregnancy, Baby #2

Today I’m answering your Qs on isolating with a toddler, working from home, …

Today I’m answering your Qs on isolating with a toddler, working from home, getting ready for baby #2, pregnancy, and home decor. If you have a question that wasn’t answered in this post, leave it in the comments section below!   Do you have childcare right now or are you …

Q&A

03.06.20

March Q&A: Our House, My Role at Anecdote, Being Single in my 30s, and Motherhood

I answered a few questions on instagram last night and wanted to elaborate …

I answered a few questions on instagram last night and wanted to elaborate on a few and answer the remaining ones here. Today I’ll be talking about being a working mom, my role at Anecdote, some more house updates, and difficult family dynamics.   Sorry if I missed this but …

Organization

01.03.20

The Best Ikea Finds for an Organized Home

In preparation for an upcoming trip to Ikea to look for some home …

In preparation for an upcoming trip to Ikea to look for some home organization and storage solutions, I decided to take a look at Ikea’s website to make note of the items I want to check out in store. I am in the market for baskets, boxes, bins, and shelves/cabinets …

Q&A

01.01.20

December Q&A: Pregnancy, House Updates, and When We Plan on Moving

I’m answering some of the questions you’ve asked on instagram over the last …

I’m answering some of the questions you’ve asked on instagram over the last few weeks here on my blog. This is something I might do more of in the coming months since there’s only say so much I can squeeze into a few instagram stories. Today I’ll be talking about …

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

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 …