Organization

02.08.16

How to Organize Your Home

Capsule wardrobes. Minimalism. The life-changing magic of tidying up. Chances are you’ve heard someone …

Capsule wardrobes. Minimalism. The life-changing magic of tidying up. Chances are you’ve heard someone talk about one if not all of these ideas at some point over the past year. Well, up until very recently, my home looked clean and organized, but it was mostly surface level. Closets were full of boxes …

Life Lately

01.22.16

Life Lately: What I’m Up To This Week

It’s freezing and I haven’t had any wine in 22 days so there’s …

It’s freezing and I haven’t had any wine in 22 days so there’s been lots of time for blogging. So much that I’ve posted almost every day the past few weeks. Time for another life lately: what I’m up to this week. Life Lately: What I’m Up To This Week …

Recipes

01.13.16

Paleo Dessert: Banana Ice Cream

I got really into Halo Top ice cream and still think it’s the …

I got really into Halo Top ice cream and still think it’s the greatest thing ever. It’s low in calories and sugar, isn’t processed, has a good amount of protein, and tastes like heaven, but isn’t paleo or Whole30 compliant. I was forced to take a little break but found …

Life Lately

01.01.16

2015: A Year In Review

Happy New Year! I don’t know about you, but I’m so ready for …

Happy New Year! I don’t know about you, but I’m so ready for a new year and a fresh start. The first half of 2015 wasn’t great for me. Sure, there were highlights like our trips to Montana and Austin, but once the trips were over, I ended up having …

Organization

11.16.15

Moving 101: Tips for a Successful Move

It’s taken some time to adjust to the move, lack of internet (thanks, …

It’s taken some time to adjust to the move, lack of internet (thanks, Comcast) and hiring our first full-time employee, but I think I’m ready to blog again. I thought I should write a post about moving since I’m now in my 5th Chicago apartment (in a 5 year period).

Life Lately

10.15.15

Looking Back at 32

I turned 33 last month. Not a milestone age, but there was something …

I turned 33 last month. Not a milestone age, but there was something about this birthday that made me think about the past and future. About what I’ve done and where I’m going. Because there’s no escaping it–I’m in my 30s now. Looking Back at 32 I found myself looking through old …

Life Lately

12.31.13

2013: A Year in Review

What. A. Year. My website turned 1, there were a number of home …

What. A. Year. My website turned 1, there were a number of home tours, I had the best summer, and traveled to Europe for the first time. A few milestones from 2013. 2013: A Year in Review 2013: A Year in Review We celebrated the 1 year anniversary of The …

Life Lately

01.02.13

2012: A Year in Review and Goals for 2013

  I’m not a fan of New Year’s resolutions. In fact–I don’t really …

  I’m not a fan of New Year’s resolutions. In fact–I don’t really make them. I prefer to create a list of goals for the year. Some I know I’ll accomplish (or work my ass off trying) and others I hope to accomplish. I did not do everything on my …

Life Lately

01.01.13

A Year in Review: 2012

Happy New Year! I cannot believe another year has come and gone. Maybe …

Happy New Year! I cannot believe another year has come and gone. Maybe it’s just me, but this was one of the most life changing years of my life, and I cannot believe how quickly it flew by. The two biggest game-changers were the launch of my new website and …

Life Lately

12.30.11

A Look Back at 2011

2011 has come and gone & what a year it’s been. I started …

2011 has come and gone & what a year it’s been. I started + ended the year in Chicago, became a vegetarian [again], changed the name of my business, booked a few photo shoots, made some wonderful new friends, discovered a love of sparkly nail polish, finally had my entry …

Recipes

11.28.11

Mini Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

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                                              Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I cooked, baked & bought a few pre-made dishes since I was feeling a bit uninspired.  I don’t eat turkey …

Recipes

10.03.11

Easy Peanut Butter Cup Recipe

  You hear vegan and your mouth doesn’t immediately start watering, right? But …

  You hear vegan and your mouth doesn’t immediately start watering, right? But these? They’re delicious and if you’re trying to eat a little cleaner, are the perfect treat. Better than Reese’s & they aren’t bad for you. The perfect indulgence, just in time for Halloween. Once you’ve made my …

Recipes

09.27.11

Sparkly Gold Ebelskiver Pancakes

I made these pancakes on my birthday using the Williams-Sonoma ebelskiver pan, ebelskiver …

I made these pancakes on my birthday using the Williams-Sonoma ebelskiver pan, ebelskiver mix, gold shimmering sugar, turning tools & organic frosting. These sparkly gold ebelskiver pancakes are delicious and so sparkly and fun. Kids love them. When you’re done making these, try my peanut butter cups. Sparkly Gold Ebelskiver …

Recipes

10.08.10

How to Bake S’mores Cupcakes

On Wednesday night I finally decided on a recipe for Thursday’s recipe exchange …

On Wednesday night I finally decided on a recipe for Thursday’s recipe exchange party. I would make s’mores cupcakes. I figured that anything combining s’mores & cupcakes had to be good, and the recipe required a kitchen torch. Done. 😂 I suppose you could make it work without one, but …