An Art Inspired Party with Society6!

Happy Monday! It feels like the holidays have finally released their grip on us, doesn’t it? I’m ready to dive in and get this 2019 party—and what better way to do that than by sharing an actual party that Caroline and I hosted in partnership with Society6 last month at Light Lab? Technically this shindig […]

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Happy New Year + My January Intentions!

Happy 2019! Is it just me or is the first week of the year a weird one? I’m having a tough time revving my engine and diving back into post-holiday life with both feet, so I’m doing my best just to take it a step at a time and separate the ‘have to do’s’ from […]

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Listen to My Interview on the We Get To Know Podcast!

Last month I was honored to sit down with the ladies of We Get To Know for a feature interview on their podcast! The mission of the We Get To Know founders is to pull back the curtain on the lives of well-known creatives, innovators, business owners, influencers, and bloggers from a variety of industries. […]

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A Quick Health Update

If you follow me on Instagram, you know that shortly before Thanksgiving I suffered a miscarriage at nine weeks of pregnancy. It’s resulted in things being quiet here on the blog, as it’s been an incredibly sad—not to mention physically trying—event for me. Yesterday I underwent surgery to remove the remains of the pregnancy and […]

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We Made These 3 Small Changes to Help the Planet + It Was Easy!

After Tuesday’s election, with some solid progress in many key areas and some disappointing losses in others, I’m more determined than ever to keep doing my in small, daily ways to keep our country moving forwards. It’s so easy to get trapped in the mindset that as individuals we are powerless—I struggle with those thoughts every […]

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Ideas for Beating Holiday Stress Before It Even Starts

I’ve been having serious hibernation impulses lately. Of course part of it is the natural ebb and flow of energy that comes with shorter days and cooler temperatures, but I’m also chalking up my longing for couch time to how incredibly stressful this year has been both in the news and in my own life. […]

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Reflections On Learning Piano as an Adult

Remember back in January when I decided take up the piano after a fifteen year hiatus? As we head into the final couple months of the year, I thought I’d give you guys an update on how that’s going! As you’ll recall if you saw my posts on Instagram, I played the piano for years […]

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7 Last Minute Halloween Ideas

I’m sorry to say that this year, Halloween has snuck up on me without even saying ‘boo’. What used to be my favorite holiday is now just another blip on the calendar. (Hoping that will change once we have kids?!) Instead of pumpkins and parties my mind is focused instead on the upcoming elections, the […]

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Relationship Wisdom from My Parents’ Six Decades of Love

Earlier this month, my parents turned 60. On the very same weekend, they also toasted their 60th anniversary of “meeting” each other. You see, my parents were born two days apart in the same hospital. They started dating in high school, and they were married the summer after college graduation. Today, they’re professors in the […]

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Follow This Instagrammer for Stress-Free Travel Tips

As we head into this final quarter of the year, I’ve definitely got travel on the brain. Between now and December 31, I’m headed to North Carolina, Germany, France, Mexico, Palm Springs, and Toronto. I’ve written about my travel anxiety, and I’m definitely conscious that it could crop up again with all this time spent […]

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Snag My Workspace Tips at Wit & Delight!

PHEW. What a week it’s been! On Tuesday we shot the living and dining room makeover that I did for Kim of Eat, Sleep, Wear, and on Thursday I drove out to Palm Springs with my work wife Caroline to kick off a new design project at the A-frame cabin she recently purchased. Wrap one […]

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My Top Summer Reading Picks This Year

I’m proud to say that in spite of how busy as I’ve been this summer, the morning reading habit I implemented at the beginning of the year is still going strong! More often than not, I spend the first twenty or thirty minutes after waking immersed in a book, and it’s become a valuable part […]

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