Travel

01.09.18

Our Amalfi Coast Honeymoon Itinerary

Our Amalfi Coast honeymoon was a dream. We spent three nights in Capri …

Our Amalfi Coast honeymoon was a dream. We spent three nights in Capri and five nights in Positano in October. The coastal village is one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever been, and we lived la dolce vita for a glorious 10 days. Early-mid October was the best time …

Career

01.04.18

The Networking Mistakes You Should Stop Making

The best part about blogging (for me) has been being able to inspire others …

The best part about blogging (for me) has been being able to inspire others by sharing what I’m going through – and getting to connect with people I otherwise never would have met. I can’t stand small talk but love getting to really know people. I love when readers message me to …

Life Lately

12.31.17

The Best of 2017

It was another whirlwind year, and there are so many moments I never …

It was another whirlwind year, and there are so many moments I never want to forget. Time with friends, travel, exciting partnerships, and some big life changes. It’s so hard to believe that we’re just moments away from 2018. I’m not one to make big resolutions and don’t really care …

Holiday

12.28.17

Christmas Vacation

The Everygirl office closes from Christmas to New Year’s Day. It’s so nice …

The Everygirl office closes from Christmas to New Year’s Day. It’s so nice to just have time at home to relax, organize, and be cozy – which is all you can do when it’s 30 degrees colder than freezing outside. I can’t leave the house without this and these although my …

Travel

12.20.17

Tips for How To Travel On a Budget

I always wanted to travel but a minor (ok severe) fear of flying …

I always wanted to travel but a minor (ok severe) fear of flying kept me grounded for most of my 20s, until I moved from LA to Chicago. I finally made it to Europe a month after my 31st birthday, and have back a handful of times since, ad to …

Living

12.14.17

My Winter Survival Guide

Snow has started falling and temps have dropped. Winter is here. This is …

Snow has started falling and temps have dropped. Winter is here. This is my 8th winter in Chicago, so I’m obviously an expert in how to get by when the air feels like it’s -20 and your skin hurts so bad that you just give up. Since everyone is in …

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 I 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: After Our Wedding

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 Recipe

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 spent a week in Paris in early October for my wedding weekend.

I spent a week in Paris in early October for my wedding weekend. This trip was a big one for us, so I planned some real outfits and even splurged on Chanel flats. Years later, I can tell you they were worth it. From leather to suede to the coziest …

Home

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 …

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. 10 Ways to be Productive When You Work from Home.  10 Ways to be Productive When You Work from Home Lies. I worked …

Career

07.10.17

Lessons Learned in 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 …

Travel

06.26.17

How to Spend 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? Here are 20 Paleo Recipes to Make This Summer.  20 Paleo Recipes to …

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.

Recipes

06.07.17

My Quick and Easy Chipotle Bowl Recipe

This may be one of the easiest recipes I’ve ever shared–not that they’re …

This may be one of the easiest recipes I’ve ever shared–not that they’re ever that complicated–but I whipped up this bowl so quickly on Sunday night and got a few messages asking for the recipe, so here it is. I usually roast or grill chicken at the beginning of the …