Travel

03.22.17

My Favorite Restaurants in Chicago

Over the past few weeks I’ve gotten a handful of emails asking for …

Over the past few weeks I’ve gotten a handful of emails asking for recommendations on things to do and see in Chicago. I usually refer people to The Everygirl’s Chicago weekend city guide but have a few more recommendations that didn’t make the cut. And half of what’s on that …

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Personal

03.20.17

2017 no. Six

On March 11, Conor asked me to marry him. He followed the proposal …

On March 11, Conor asked me to marry him. He followed the proposal with drinks and dinner, a surprise engagement party, a brunch with friends, and we flew to Lisbon and Porto, Portugal later that evening. It’s been one of the best weeks of my life–a whirlwind for sure! Thank you …

Life Lately

03.03.17

2017 no. Five

The Everygirl turned five last week and along with being half-a-decade old, there …

The Everygirl turned five last week and along with being half-a-decade old, there are some really exciting things happening for our team. We’re working a very big and exciting project that I can’t wait to share with you, our office kitchen remodel is almost done, and we’re teaming up with Paramount …

Travel

02.24.17

Getting Ready to Fly

We’re two weeks away from leaving for Portugal and I’m determined to do a better …

We’re two weeks away from leaving for Portugal and I’m determined to do a better packing job than my last few trips. Last summer, I went from Italy to France and just assumed it would be warm in Paris since it was so hot in Italy. Wrong! I didn’t do a terrible …

Living

02.23.17

The Best of The Everygirl

We launched The Everygirl to inspire women to live their best lives. And …

We launched The Everygirl to inspire women to live their best lives. And our site turned five yesterday, so in celebration of the beginning of our 6th year, I thought I’d share some of my favorite stories that we’ve run the past five years. If you’re a reader of The Everygirl, I’d love to …

Career

02.22.17

The Everygirl Turns 5

The Everygirl is FIVE! We launched the site on 2.22.12, a day I remember …

The Everygirl is FIVE! We launched the site on 2.22.12, a day I remember like it was yesterday. I grabbed a bottle of wine and hopped in a cab heading to Alaina’s Southport apartment to celebrate the moment the site went live. And here we are a half a decade later! I was a …

Blogging

02.21.17

My New Website

You may have noticed that as of last week I have a brand new …

You may have noticed that as of last week I have a brand new website! I’m so excited to share this with you since it’s been in the works since December! Since launching The Everygirl, I’d go back and forth on blogging but last spring, felt inspired to start writing again. After keeping …

Life Lately

02.17.17

2017 no. Four

So I have a new website! We’re working on few final things before I share all …

So I have a new website! We’re working on few final things before I share all its wonderful features with you including a new way to shop posts that I am especially excited about. Here’s what else I’ve been up to the past two weeks. Life, lately I’m not sure why, but I was …

Career

02.16.17

How We Launched and Grew The Everygirl

It was our 4th or 5th time meeting. A wine night at Alaina’s with …

It was our 4th or 5th time meeting. A wine night at Alaina’s with our friend Jess Lively and a photo shoot for Glitter Guide gave us time to chat and learn that we shared a common goal. To help young women like us–women who were not connected but wanted their dream job. Living …

Organization

02.15.17

How I Stay Organized

Most of us went into the new year with a plan to get organized …

Most of us went into the new year with a plan to get organized 2017. We wrote lists, made goals, and for the most part, felt really excited about them. But a few weeks in, it’s often the case that we go back to the same old things we did last year.

Career

02.07.17

How I Became a Blog Designer

When I asked what you wanted me to write about this year, my …

When I asked what you wanted me to write about this year, my career seemed to be a recurring theme. So let’s starts where it all began–a decade ago this coming April–with my blog and my graphic design business, The Design Girl. Have you stopped laughing? I’m really bad at …

Life Lately

02.03.17

2017 no. Three

Well, we’re officially one month into 2017. It’s been a very full year so far but …

Well, we’re officially one month into 2017. It’s been a very full year so far but I’m not complaining. I’ve gotten to do some fun and different things for work which is always a nice change from sitting at my desk all day. February 1 was the 7 year anniversary of the first …

Travel

01.31.17

Winter Travel Essentials for a Long Flight

After going on 12 trips and 30+ flights last year–which was a huge …

After going on 12 trips and 30+ flights last year–which was a huge change for me, by the way–I learned a thing or two about what to pack and what to keep in my carry-on. I shared some of my favorite products 6 months ago and although these essentials work …

Recipes

01.30.17

12 Paleo Recipes to Make With Your Spiralizer

Since I’m committed to making at least one new recipe each week, I’ve been …

Since I’m committed to making at least one new recipe each week, I’ve been scouring the internet and my cookbooks for things I’d like to make. And because I want to actually use the kitchen gadgets I held on to, I’ve deemed it time to break out my spiralizer. The reviews …

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01.23.17

2017 no. Two

Is it just me or has January been nonstop for everyone? Between work …

Is it just me or has January been nonstop for everyone? Between work and spending time with friends and finally getting back into a workout routine, I haven’t had much time for anything. And this weekend’s downtime was mostly stressful since Buddy has been so sick. Temps hit almost 60 …

Recipes

01.19.17

Paleo Chicken and Lime Soup

I went back to paleo (with one cheat meal a week), and this …

I went back to paleo (with one cheat meal a week), and this time, Conor’s mom joined me. And my friend Katie is doing Whole30, so it’s been fun having people to share recipes and snack ideas with. We found a delicious soup recipe and modified it a bit, and last weekend, I …

Life Lately

01.09.17

2017 no. One

We’re a week into the new year so it’s time for for post no. one …

We’re a week into the new year so it’s time for for post no. one of 2017. I went into this year with the intention of doing more, seeing more, and making more time to connect with friends. And every month, I plan on looking back at my goals for the year to …

Travel

12.28.16

3 Days in Copenhagen, Denmark

Last month, I flew from New York to Copenhagen for 3 days, back …

Last month, I flew from New York to Copenhagen for 3 days, back to NYC, and finally, home to Chicago. The trip was a bit of a whirlwind but was so worth it. I haven’t been to that many places but there’s something special about Copenhagen. A magical city with the …

Life Lately

12.23.16

2016 No. 34

Today’s our last day of work before Christmas break! 2016 content is getting wrapped up, …

Today’s our last day of work before Christmas break! 2016 content is getting wrapped up, we’re gearing up for some exciting new projects for 2017, and we won’t be in the office until January 3! That’s almost two weeks at home with a very light workload. And in other news… Chicago was colder than MARS …

Recipes

12.22.16

15 Paleo Desserts to Make this Christmas

If you’re looking to eat a little cleaner this holiday season or simply want …

If you’re looking to eat a little cleaner this holiday season or simply want to feel a little less guilty when making something sweet, this post is for you. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite paleo and gluten free holiday treats (like these gluten free cookies) to enjoy this holiday season.

Travel

12.13.16

My Favorite Things to See and Do in Los Angeles

The move, holiday craziness, and travel really slowed me down over here, so …

The move, holiday craziness, and travel really slowed me down over here, so I’m a little behind on travel posts. Wrapping up our California road trip which ended in my hometown of Los Angeles. I couldn’t wait to show Conor where I’m from and to finally introduce him to my (tiny) …

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