Thoughts on the Women’s March on Washington

On Saturday I was one of nearly 3 million Americans who joined the Women’s March on Washington. I didn’t want to go. I’d had a long week. I’m easily overwhelmed by crowds. And frankly it sounded much more appealing to stay home on the couch with my kindle and my cats. But last November I […]

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My Favorite Grain-Free Protein Pancakes Recipe

I’m a total creature of habit in many ways, and food is one of them. I have a small rotation of favorite meals that I depend on during the week. Having a routine makes it easier to shop, easier to prepare when the days get hectic, and easier to make clean-eating choices when temptation arises. In fact […]

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How to Spend a Long Weekend in Santa Barbara

Last month I shared with you guys the dreamy accommodations I enjoyed on my weekend in Santa Barbara—remember this post on the fabulous Belmond El Encanto?—and promised I’d be back with my tips on what to see, do, and eat in this charming getaway town. So here they are, all the juicy details on how to pack […]

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Two Girls, One Kit: The Black Leggings by ADAY

So far on Two Girls, One Kit, we’ve done an admirable job of sticking with regular clothes—the sort of outfits that people used to wear before it became acceptable to wear your workout clothes 100% of the time. Since we’re ardent fans of the activewear trend, however, we figured it was time to explore the vast […]

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A Must-Follow Healthy Cooking Instagram Feed!

During the holiday season I went on a quest to find new, interesting, clean, and easy recipes to offset all the indulgences of the season. After scouring Pinterest without much luck, I looked farther afield and stumbled on a healthy cooking Instagram feed that I’ve been returning to ever since. The account belongs to Jill Fergus and is […]

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Minimalist Interiors Inspiration for My New House!

Now that I not longer have the excuse of the post-holiday lull, it’s time to get cracking on decorating my new house! We’re in that weird limbo state that always happens after a move: we purged a lot of our belongings during the transition, and the remaining pieces just don’t quiiiiiite work in the new space. […]

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Two Girls, One Kit: The Pink Satin Jumpsuit by LACAUSA

It’s Tuesday, and I’m popping in with another installment of Two Girls, One Kit! We took things out of the studio for a little fresh air and both Caroline and I have decided that this is our favorite look yet! I love it because it’s comfortable, breezy, and as pajama-esque as its possible to be […]

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Chasing Slow by Erin Loechner: The Year’s First Must-Read Book!

If you ever have the extremely good fortune to meet Erin Loechner, founder of Design for Mankind, two things will happen. First, you will wonder to yourself, “How can someone possibly be this nice? It must be an act. It’s definitely fake. NO ONE is genuinely this nice!” Then, almost as soon as you’ve completed the thought, […]

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Brilliant Home Renovation Inspiration from Instagram!

What are your big projects for 2017? I’ve got my sights set on a few: planning a wedding, for example, but also traveling farther afield this year, and enrolling in some continuing education classes to take my writing to the next level. The undertaking I’m most focused on, however, as these first days of January have […]

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Favorite Pantry Organization Essentials

Remember the pantry organization story I shared in November? I have to say that was one of my favorite posts of 2015, and with the new year bringing with it resolutions to put life in order, it only seems fit to share the tools I used to make the project happen! It truly felt so good to transform […]

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