Theme of the Month: Self-Love in February

This year, I made New Year’s Resolutions. Guess what? I’ve actually been following through! My secret? I avoided the typical “lose weight,” “exercise,” “eat better/less,” “clean the house,” resolutions that always have me defeated by week three. Okay, week two. But who’s counting? Instead, my resolutions went a little something like this: Mess around with photography (it’s a skill I want to grow, because I … Continue reading Theme of the Month: Self-Love in February

The importance of a #girlsquad

I am definitely one of “those girls” – I love having a #girlsquad. Before TSwift made it uber popular, I just always loved surrounding myself with fun ladies who liked food, loved girl talk and appreciated how much fun it can be to dress up a bit. Let me preface: I wasn’t super popular in high school, I was very much a late-bloomer, and I … Continue reading The importance of a #girlsquad

Life post-baby: style crisis

I’m not one to be overly dramatic. Wait, that came out wrong. I love drama. I don’t like causing drama, but in my opinion, people who “hate drama” are usually in the middle of something. I’m over on the sidelines just watching. Waiting. Eating snacks. This is a story that I have felt compelled to share so many times, and it’s going to sound a … Continue reading Life post-baby: style crisis

A guide for choosing Christmas gifts using love languages

Last year around this time, I was 9 (or 100, it sure felt like it was 100) months pregnant and my husband and I were fully prepared to have a newborn for Christmas. Little did we know, he wanted to wait until his due date passed, so he was born in 2017. This is our first year as parents, and so much has changed; that … Continue reading A guide for choosing Christmas gifts using love languages

The art of the brain dump

I’ll quickly explain my situation: I’m the mom of the most amazing almost 11-month-old boy and I work from home, and I’ve never felt busier. I’ve worked in marketing for a nonprofit organization, a large retail company, a local PR firm, and as an intern for an agriculture lobbyist. Each job has taught me so much and each has challenged me more than I ever … Continue reading The art of the brain dump