Career

11.20.17

6 Things Every Entrepreneur Needs

A few weeks ago, I talked about the things every entrepreneur should do when they’re …

A few weeks ago, I talked about the things every entrepreneur should do when they’re just starting out. The list can feel sort of endless and it’s scary not knowing exactly what steps to take to make your business grow. But there’s a whole other series of things to consider when starting …

Career

11.09.17

How We Went Full-Time With The Everygirl

It’s been six years since we started working on The Everygirl – a …

It’s been six years since we started working on The Everygirl – a site people often assume became an overnight success. It’s so easy to compare ourselves to others without knowing their story, so today I’m partnering with American Express Blue Business Plus to talk about the steps it took …

Life Lately

11.06.17

Life, Lately

What. A. Month. Our wedding was exactly 4 weeks ago but I can …

What. A. Month. Our wedding was exactly 4 weeks ago but I can totally believe that much time passed because I’ve been all over the place since. After spending two weeks in Europe (I’ll recap that trip one of these days), I spent my first week at home sick and …

Recipes

10.15.17

Whole30 Paleo Sweet Potato Chili

It finally feels like fall, and I did not hesitate to break out …

It finally feels like fall, and I did not hesitate to break out my slow cooker to whip up a batch of my favorite paleo chili. I’ve been using the same chili recipe for a few years now but have since modified it, and then modified it some more. This …

Fashion

10.10.17

What to Pack for Paris in the Fall

I’m in Paris for my wedding weekend and plan on sharing what I …

I’m in Paris for my wedding weekend and plan on sharing what I wore each day after my trip, but for now, here’s a list of the fall trends. From leather to suede to the coziest sweaters – that I’m packing for Paris along with my favorite new brand to …

Interiors

09.19.17

How My Home is Always Clean

It only takes getting ready to head out the door to take your …

It only takes getting ready to head out the door to take your house from mostly clean to a complete disaster. Between makeup on the bathroom counter, pile of laundry on a chair, dishes in the sink, and skipping making the bed, it’s often the case that we return to …

Travel

08.18.17

A Weekend in The Hamptons

As someone who grew up in Los Angeles and now lives in a …

As someone who grew up in Los Angeles and now lives in a city where it’s freezing half the year, you can imagine how much I appreciate these warm summer months. From exploring my own city to BBQs to booking summer getaways, I’m doing everything I can to make the …

Life Lately

08.14.17

2017 No. Twelve

It had been a while since I enjoyed a mostly quiet weekend at …

It had been a while since I enjoyed a mostly quiet weekend at home. Between two trips out of town, a sinus infection, engagement party, and two one-night trips coming up this week, I have been (and still am) all over the place. Here’s what I’ve been up to. Conor …

Beauty

08.09.17

What’s Inside My Travel Makeup Bag

This may not be the case for you, but there’s a difference in …

This may not be the case for you, but there’s a difference in the makeup and skincare items I use day-to-day vs. what I travel with–at least for shorter getaways. I always try to pack light and only bring what I really have to have. Here’s what I usually bring …

Travel

08.07.17

What Major City Would You Live In?

After going from not traveling at all to getting to experience different cities …

After going from not traveling at all to getting to experience different cities in the US, Europe, and South America, I can’t help but think about other place I’d love to live in–even if only for a short period of time. I love Chicago and don’t have plans to leave …

Career

07.24.17

10 Ways to be Productive When You Work from Home

Working from home and running your own company sounds like a dream, doesn’t …

Working from home and running your own company sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? You can sleep in, do whatever you want, and don’t have to answer to anyone. Lies. I worked from home from 2007 until we got an office last September. Nine. Years. I now spend anywhere from 2-3 days …

Life Lately

07.21.17

Ready for the Weekend

What I've been up to and some fun summer travel plans …

What I've been up to and some fun summer travel plans …

Career

07.10.17

10 Lessons Learned in 10 Years of Self-Employment

When I started designing blogs back in 2007, it wasn’t my intention to …

When I started designing blogs back in 2007, it wasn’t my intention to work for myself full-time. There was so much I didn’t know about managing clients, time, a company, and finances. I knew nothing. I launched a blog and then graphic design business 10 years ago then The Everygirl 5 years later.

Recipes

07.07.17

Chocolate and Coconut Paleo Popsicles

It’s already Friday! I don’t know about you, but I have a thing …

It’s already Friday! I don’t know about you, but I have a thing for popsicles and usually crave my favorite frozen treat on warm summer days. Since I don’t really do sugar or dairy, homemade (paleo) popsicles are the way to go, and I’m so excited to share these recipes …

Travel

07.03.17

Travel Essentials for a Weekend Trip

I’ve shared my travel essentials for a long flight and today, want to talk …

I’ve shared my travel essentials for a long flight and today, want to talk about those weekend getaways. As a former over-packer who now only brings the essentials, I’ve rounded up a checklist of what I always pack when I’m only away for a few nights. Outfits I try to bring …

Travel

06.26.17

2 Days in Charleston

My favorite restaurants and things to do in one of my favorite cities …

My favorite restaurants and things to do in one of my favorite cities in the US …

Health

06.22.17

20 Paleo Recipes to Make This Summer

Do you find yourself constantly pinning seasonal recipes you plan on whipping up …

Do you find yourself constantly pinning seasonal recipes you plan on whipping up for your next soirée but then never actually taking the time to go through Pinterest to make them? Or to actually host a soirée? Me too, guys. Me too. Here’s a list of everything I actually want …

Career

06.13.17

Should I Start a Blog?

I'm answering one of my most asked questions and sharing advice and lessons …

I'm answering one of my most asked questions and sharing advice and lessons learned after over 10 years of blogging.

Life Lately

06.12.17

A Summer Weekend in Chicago

It's not officially summer yet but here's how I spent the first summer …

It's not officially summer yet but here's how I spent the first summer weekend in Chicago.

Life Lately

06.09.17

2017 no. Eleven

In the event that you’ve been out enjoying the start of summer, I thought …

In the event that you’ve been out enjoying the start of summer, I thought I’d recap the past week (and some great new finds–some on sale!) for ya. Last weekend, I hosted an event with Linkedin at J. Crew just as my summer cold was coming on. I got to meet and chat …

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