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09.01.19

Coming Soon: Anecdote Showroom and Online Shop

I am so, so excited to finally share the big news with you! …

I am so, so excited to finally share the big news with you! Yes, I am a cofounder. Again. And no, I am not leaving The Everygirl Media Group. This Fall, Anecdote will launch online and open the doors to its beautiful showroom in downtown La Grange, IL. As you all …

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08.14.19

A New Mom’s Thoughts on What’s Happening in Our Country

For the longest time, I stayed quiet, but not speaking out or distracting …

For the longest time, I stayed quiet, but not speaking out or distracting ourselves from what’s happening in our country is a privilege too many people don’t have. More mass shootings than days in the year, endless gun violence (something that’s so prevalent in my own city), and children being …

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05.19.19

Q&A: About Me, Style, and Motherhood

It’s not always easy staying on top of questions and messages on instagram, …

It’s not always easy staying on top of questions and messages on instagram, but I love connecting with you guys and always try my best. These Q&As can be fun but it’s a lot easier to put everything together in one post here (I’m a fast typer) vs. answering them …

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05.17.19

Why We Need to Speak Up About Women’s Rights

Yesterday on The Everygirl, we published a piece on What the Abortion Law …

Yesterday on The Everygirl, we published a piece on What the Abortion Law Means in Alabama and What You Can Do about it. In the article, we explained what’s happening and shared ways to help women in the states affected by these laws. My first post shared in instagram stories …

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01.02.19

2019: Goals for the New Year

The clock strikes 12 and just like that, one year ends and a …

The clock strikes 12 and just like that, one year ends and a new year begins. It’s just another minute of another day, but it feels different. There’s so much hope, aspiration, and a desire to do it all. To make the most of the 365 days that lie ahead.

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12.30.18

The Best of 2018

Any time one year ends and another begins, I can’t help but reflect …

Any time one year ends and another begins, I can’t help but reflect on the events that took place over the last 365 days and about what I hope to accomplish in the new year. According to my last year’s recap, 2017 was a “whirlwind”. I got married and found out I …

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12.23.18

Your Questions Answered

I'm answering your career, relationship, and motherhood questions! …

I'm answering your career, relationship, and motherhood questions! …

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09.28.18

Let’s Talk About Hate Following and Online Bullying

I’ve wanted to address this topic for a while now but never wanted …

I’ve wanted to address this topic for a while now but never wanted to acknowledge how unkind some people can be when most of you are so wonderful. This post has been written, saved as a draft, and deleted several times over the past year but today, I finally hit publish. I’m …

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08.05.18

Eight Years In Chicago

Every year, when August 1st rolls around, I get all sentimental about my …

Every year, when August 1st rolls around, I get all sentimental about my move from Los Angeles to Chicago. I write one of these posts every year because apparently I’m a huge sap, and because I love looking back at how much things have changed. Somehow, 8 years have passed …

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05.13.18

Loss and Hope on Mother’s Day

All I ever wanted was to be one of those girls who had …

All I ever wanted was to be one of those girls who had a really close relationship with her mom. I remember playing with my dollhouse when I was a little girl and pretending I was in some other (happy) family. Sadly, those feelings haven’t ever completely gone away, but …

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02.14.18

Our Story

Since it’s Valentine’s Day (I just rolled my eyes typing that – such …

Since it’s Valentine’s Day (I just rolled my eyes typing that – such a romantic) and I thought today would be a good day to share the story of how we met. This “holiday” may be my least favorite since I prefer white flowers to red ones, gummy candy to …

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01.08.18

We’re Having a Baby!

This may be the most excited I’ve ever been about sharing something with …

This may be the most excited I’ve ever been about sharing something with you and it’s definitely the most exciting thing that happened since we got married…in October. Ha. After months of keeping this secret and no, it wasn’t easy – it feels so good to share the news! We’re having …

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12.08.17

Life Lately: Slowing Down

You may have noticed that I’ve been a little quiet lately. This year …

You may have noticed that I’ve been a little quiet lately. This year has been nonstop. Going from planning our wedding in less than 7 months to our busiest season at work, blog partnerships, and getting sick a few times forced me to slow down. I needed a break from …

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10.30.17

25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

Whether you’re new here or have been reading for a while, there are …

Whether you’re new here or have been reading for a while, there are more than a few things you might not know about me. Since I’ve gotten quite a few messages recently asking how Conor and I met (and I really thought everyone knew that story), I thought I’d share …

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09.15.17

On Turning 35

I’m celebrating another birthday this weekend. More specifically, I’m celebrating my 35th birthday …

I’m celebrating another birthday this weekend. More specifically, I’m celebrating my 35th birthday this weekend. When I turned 30, I hit what thought was my scary age. Then 35 became the new 30 and I’m here and shocker – it’s not nearly as scary as I thought it would be. I …

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08.01.17

7 Years in Chicago

Every time August 1st rolls around, I can't help but think about how …

Every time August 1st rolls around, I can't help but think about how much my life has changed since moving from Los Angeles to Chicago.

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05.18.17

We’re Getting Married in Paris

After two months of going back and forth we finally have a date …

After two months of going back and forth we finally have a date and venue IN PARIS! …

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04.17.17

How I Completely Changed My Life

Every so often, I’ll get asked how I started my first business and …

Every so often, I’ll get asked how I started my first business and how we launched and grew The Everygirl, too. But today, I want to talk about how much things have changed since my 20s. This isn’t my first time sharing my story but it’s been a while, and there …

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04.06.17

Seven

I’m really into taking two weeks between my “life lately” posts since it usually …

I’m really into taking two weeks between my “life lately” posts since it usually takes a while for something to happen. In a sudden turn of events, I actually left the house and did things the past two weeks! A party, another party (seriously who am I?), brunch and dinners with friends …

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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 …

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