Perfect Gluten-Free Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies with Less Sugar

Earlier this spring I shared a recipe for my favorite poppyseed salad dressing. I lowered the sugar content, without sacrificing flavor, by trading the regular sugar in the original recipe for Truvia Natural Sweetener. The results were so delicious that I’ve been swapping full-sugar sweeteners for Truvia Natural Sweetener in all my healthy dressings ever since! But until […]

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My $65 Complete Closet Makeover with eBay!

Raise your hand if you’ve got an entire Pinterest board devoted to impeccably organized closets. If the sight of neatly stacked sweaters and tidy rows of shoes sends a shivery thrill of excitement down your spine. If an afternoon spent browsing through the cleaning and organization supplies store is your idea of a good time. […]

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Two Girls, One Kit: The Office of Angela Scott Wedge Oxford

Caroline and I realized recently that we’ve never featured a shoe label on Two Girls, One Kit! It’s a crime, really, because if anyone knows how a great pair of shoes can make an outfit, it’s this diehard minimalist dresser. When your closet is full of jeans, tees, and button downs in monochromatic solids, a show-stopping shoe wardrobe is essential […]

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We’re Married!

Last Friday, at approximately 4:30 pm, Ivan and I stood before a hundred of our nearest and dearest and said our wedding vows. I wasn’t expecting to feel any different (we’ve lived together for three years and have legally been married since January) but I do. We both are so blissfully happy! I’ll have lots […]

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Creativity + Connection in My 9-Year Journey as a Blogger

In May, I’ll mark 9 years of blogging. To say it’s been a wild ride would be an understatement! When I started this journey almost a decade ago, I definitely didn’t view myself as part of a first wave of creatives who would soon transform the landscape of media. And at the time, “blogger” wasn’t a profession […]

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Two Girls, One Kit: The Long Vest by Thacker

This week’s Two Girls, One Kit pays homage to the dark horse wardrobe essential of the last several seasons. If you’ve not invested in a long vest yet, then move it to the top of your shopping list because boy, howdy, are you gonna wonder how you ever lived without one! It truly is the […]

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My Spring Entertaining Inspiration Shoot for Anthropologie

Can we officially say that winter is behind us and spring has arrived? I sure hope so, because last week I shared some spring entertaining inspiration and ideas over on the Anthropologie blog, and now I’m itching to put them to use at my next gathering. I loved putting this shoot together so much that I […]

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Black and White Decor Inspiration from Barkly Basics

Isn’t it nice sometimes when others do your work for you? That’s how I felt about Pinterest when it first launched–liked I’d stumbled on a treasure trove of perfectly curated inspiration images and didn’t have to weed a single bad apple from the bunch! And that’s how I felt just this past week when I […]

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Two Girls, One Kit: The Silk Harem Pants by Ruti

If last week’s installment of Two Girls, One Kit was all about stepping outside our fashion comfort zone, then this week’s has two sneakered feet firmly entrenched in familiar territory! While I’m all for exploring and getting creative with my outfits, sometimes a girl just wants to throw on old favorites and go. But of course […]

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s Spiralized Sweet Potato Noodles in Shiitake Dashi

If you follow along on my Instagram, you know that I spent much of last week eating my way through New York City with the team from KitchenAid and a crew of food and lifestyle bloggers. Each and every moment was worth writing home about—from our culinary tour of Greenwich Village to our behind-the-scenes peek […]

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