Life Lately

01.19.15

happy 2015, guys

so blogging is clearly not an everyday thing for me, but i’m not giving …

so blogging is clearly not an everyday thing for me, but i’m not giving up. just know i’m trying my best, and in the interim, you can always follow me on instagram. the end of the year is always so full. holiday parties, get togethers, and wrapping up work for the year.

Life Lately

05.07.14

chicago fun with mr. bazaar

  Our friend Will of Bright Bazaar has been in the US on …

  Our friend Will of Bright Bazaar has been in the US on his book tour (get the book here!) and asked us to host the signing at West Elm in Lincoln Park. We were also lucky enough to spend all of Sunday showing him around, and our friend/photographer Maura …

Life Lately

04.03.14

goodbye, lakeview

I found a place in a random neighborhood in Chicago that was just …

I found a place in a random neighborhood in Chicago that was just too good to pass up. I’ll miss my morning walks by the lake but think this is a good move. At least I hope so. Bigger apartment. Outdoor space. An office. Lower rent. Shorter cab rides downtown.

Career

02.24.14

the time i launched a website and it turned two

I used to read through magazines, look at these beautiful multimillion dollar homes, …

I used to read through magazines, look at these beautiful multimillion dollar homes, at celebrities with photoshopped bodies, and very expensive clothing. This is obviously still a thing today, but I couldn’t (and still can’t) relate to any of it. And I wanted to do something about that, but wasn’t …

Life Lately

01.01.14

Happy 2014

The following seems to hold true each year, but I cannot believe how …

The following seems to hold true each year, but I cannot believe how quickly 2013 flew by. It was both a wonderful and trying year for me, but I suppose every year comes with its highs and lows. In the end, I learned a lot and came out a stronger …

Life Lately

12.31.13

2013

What. A. Year. A few milestones from 2013. We celebrated the 1 year …

What. A. Year. A few milestones from 2013. We celebrated the 1 year anniversary of The Everygirl on Feb 22, 2013. The Everygirl was listed as a top 100 website for women by Forbes for the 2nd year in a row. Featured my home tour on The Everygirl. Also featured …

Career

11.19.13

Coming tomorrow: The Everygirl Shop!

I am so excited to finally able to share one of our top …

I am so excited to finally able to share one of our top secret projects with you! Back when Alaina and I first started working together, we discussed the possibility of a product line but just weren’t ready to make it happen. Not sure how ready we felt a few …

Travel

10.25.13

montmartre

 Grey rooftops and grey skies–there’s nothing like the neutral backdrop of paris. It’s …

 Grey rooftops and grey skies–there’s nothing like the neutral backdrop of paris. It’s the most beautiful place I’ve ever seen and I’m a little sad to leave. …and now we’re off to Rome! Photo is straight out of the camera. Paris doesn’t need editing. Follow along on Instagram – TheEverygirl_, …

Travel

08.26.13

Paris is always a good idea

While there are many, many places I’d love to travel, Paris has been …

While there are many, many places I’d love to travel, Paris has been at the top of my list for as long as I can remember. Sadly, I’ve done very little traveling and have never been to Paris or anywhere else in Europe. I made it a goal in 2012 …

Blogging

08.21.13

The time we made it to Forbes. Again.

I would be lying if I told you I hadn’t checked Forbes a …

I would be lying if I told you I hadn’t checked Forbes a few times since June to see if we made the cut. And today, it happened. Forbes listed The Everygirl as a  Top 100 Website for Women for the second year in a row. Video chat notice goes …

Recipes

03.18.13

In The Kitchen: Paleo Banana Pancakes

Last week, I decided to add a little something to my breakfast and …

Last week, I decided to add a little something to my breakfast and whipped up nom nom paleo’s cinnamon and coconut pancakes. I followed her recipe but added a little sunbutter (so good) and this past weekend, added 1/2 a banana. We had banana pancakes on Saturday and Sunday. They’re …

Blogging

02.21.13

Today on The Everygirl

Over the past year, we’ve had the pleasure of featuring some pretty remarkable …

Over the past year, we’ve had the pleasure of featuring some pretty remarkable women on The Everygirl. Tomorrow marks our one year anniversary, and today, my co-founder Alaina Kaczmarski and I are sharing our stories. What we did post-graduation, how we launched The Everygirl, and what it’s been like to …

Life Lately

01.02.13

This Year // 2013

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

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 ’12 …

Life Lately

01.01.13

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 The Everygirl and (wait …

Life Lately

11.21.12

The Everygirl // Kate Spade Event

We’ve posted a full recap of our event for Kate Spade on The …

We’ve posted a full recap of our event for Kate Spade on The Everygirl today, but I wanted to share a two of my favorite photos with you. When John and Maura photographed me for my home tour last December and photographed us for The Everygirl last Feb, my hair …

Blogging

06.21.12

That Time I made it to FORBES!

I am so honored to tell you that The Everygirl was rated by …

I am so honored to tell you that The Everygirl was rated by FORBES one of the 10 best websites for Millennial women and one of the top 100 best websites for women. To have this recognition within four months of launching the site is surreal and wonderful. I never …

Career

02.21.12

SNEAK PEEK: A look at The Everygirl!

With the launch of The Everygirl just one day away, we thought it …

With the launch of The Everygirl just one day away, we thought it was time to share a few more sneak peeks with you. We have enlisted the help of a few of our favorite bloggers! Each blogger is sharing two photos from The Everygirl, so for a look at …

Career

02.15.12

The Everygirl Launching 2.22.12

I am thrilled to announce that The Everygirl will launch one week from …

I am thrilled to announce that The Everygirl will launch one week from today! Mark your calendars & don’t forget to sign up for our newsletter. twitter | facebook | pinterest …

Career

01.31.12

Join The Everygirl Team

Photographers – looking for photographers who specialize in portraits, style, interiors, travel, and/or …

Photographers – looking for photographers who specialize in portraits, style, interiors, travel, and/or food photography – proficient in Photoshop or Lightroom for photo editing – include link to portfolio – students welcome – looking for talent in any city, state, country… after all, Everygirls are everywhere! *Email resume and portfolio …

Life Lately

12.30.11

a new year

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 …

Career

12.14.11

Big Announcement! Introducing The Everygirl, launching Feb 2012!

I am so excited to announce the upcoming launch of The Everygirl, the …

I am so excited to announce the upcoming launch of The Everygirl, the newest online resource helping shape creative, career-driven women. I have spent the past four months working on The Everygirl with my good friend and co-founder Alaina Kaczmarski of Live Creating Yourself. There have been endless late night …