Bedroom Makeover Sneak Peek: My Modern Upholstered Bed

Happy Friday, friends! Popping in today with another bedroom makeover sneak peek in the lead-up to the full reveal. Obviously the centerpiece of a bedroom is, well, the bed—so whatever we chose had to be really spectacular! I’ve had a variety of bed frames over the years, ranging from a $99 Ikea special to a […]

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January Skin Savers for a Confused Complexion

Every time someone asks me about my skin type, I shrug and say, ‘I dunno!’ Because honestly, I’ve got a little bit of everything going on. I break out at certain times of the month, whenever I stray from my healthy eating habits, and occasionally for no apparent reason at all. But I also get […]

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Weekly Personal Writing: Crosswords on Day 2

This post is part of a new weekly series I’m exploring, in which I share unpolished personal writing, without any goal other than to nurture my own creativity + get out of my own relentlessly self-editing way. Thank you for reading and for giving me space to share myself more deeply with you! My in-laws […]

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Three Ritual Drink Recipes for Reducing Coffee Intake

I have mixed feelings about New Year’s resolutions. I’ve definitely experienced how easy it is to go overboard with January goal-setting, placing unrealistic expectations on myself and eventually feeling like a failure because I can’t possibly overhaul everything at once. Yet undertaken mindfully, the new year can be a convenient time to make small, doable […]

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A Bedroom Redesign Sneak Peek with The Citizenry

Well, last week’s smooth transition into post-holiday reality has been replaced with this week’s “frazzled squirrel on a sugar high” mindset. I don’t know what it is but my focus is all over the place! Somehow, though, in between eking out a few emails per hour and pacing aimlessly back and forth between my desk and […]

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Office Decor Ideas from a Women’s Coworking Space in San Francisco

In the last week I’ve talked to so many people who are using the slow ramp-up of January to ease back into work and set new priorities. I’m myself am in the same boat. In contrast to the holidays, when the blog posts seem to write themselves (gift guides! tablescapes!), January is my time to […]

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My Biggest New Year’s Resolution

I have been avoiding writing this post all week. (I mean c’mon. It’s 6:45pm on Friday. Procrastinate much?) I’ve been putting it off because it’s scary to step outside your comfort zone, and that’s exactly what this post represents for me. You see, when I look back at 2017, I have only one goal on which […]

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Monthly Inspiration Boards from Myriam Rochefort

If you’re on the hunt for a little fresh inspiration this January, look no further than this charming Instagram feed I stumbled upon earlier this week! Each month, designer and photographer Myriam Rochefort assembles the prettiest mood board on a piece of plywood, then posts the result alongside a petite poem of her own composition. The Montreal-based aesthete […]

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Books for Making Mindful Changes in the New Year

Everywhere I look, it’s obvious that January is upon us. The ads for weight loss programs, meal delivery services and fitness apparel seem to follow me wherever I go! This New Year’s Day, however, I resisted the temptation to make a bunch of easily broken resolutions and instead focused my mind on gradual, mindful changes […]

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My Favorite New Year’s Detox Soup Recipe

I’ve been making this soup every New Year’s Day for the past several years. According to tradition, eating black-eyed peas on the first day of the year ushers in twelve months of prosperity and good fortune—but even better than that, this detox soup recipe is the perfect light and nourishing antidote to the holiday indulgences […]

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