My Top Tips for How to Stop Procrastination This Tax Season

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of TurboTax. The opinions and text are all mine. Throughout my life, one of my most tenacious bad habits has been procrastination. In high school, I always left assignments ’til the last minute, often waiting until the day before a project was due to begin it. […]

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A Stylist’s Guide to Minneapolis + St. Paul

Of all the cities I’ve been to in the US, one of my favorites to visit is Minneapolis. That town is a hotbed of great food, forward-looking culture, and of course, fantastic style! I always do way too much shopping when I’m there, since every boutique seems to offer a plethora of clothing and homegoods that […]

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Feeling Empowered to Embrace Change with TurboTax Live

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of TurboTax. The opinions and text are all mine. 2018 marks the ten-year anniversary of this blog. Even the act of typing that sentence is thrilling and a little hard to believe! When I think back to what my life was like when I hit […]

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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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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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Sustainable + Stylish Modern Kids’ Gift Guide

I’m a firm believer that while the holidays can be a magical time under any circumstances, they’re beyond special when there are kids around. Viewing the world through the eyes of little ones makes every moment just even more miraculous! I don’t have kids myself (yet!), but more and more of our peers are growing […]

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Join Me (Online!) at the Global Food + Lifestyle Bloggers Conference!

The older I get, the more strongly I feel about taking steps to ensure a lifetime of learning. I’m a naturally curious kinda gal, so gaining new skills and insights is hugely energizing for me. In fact just last weekend I took a photography workshop, and I can already see an improvement in my shooting […]

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Catch Our Wedding in the Winter Issue of Martha Stewart Weddings!

It’s been SO hard to keep this fun news under wraps, but at last I can let the cat out of the bag: My wedding is featured in the Winter 2018 issue of Martha Stewart Weddings! It just hit newsstands this week, and I definitely freaked out a few Target shoppers when I finally got […]

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