happy halloween! {family halloween costume idea}

Now, we all know I’m a huge holiday enthusiast (to put it extremely, extremely lightly), but Halloween has never been high up on my list as far as important days go. I don’t watch scary movies, I cry the second I step into a haunted house, and my Halloween night plans are generally very anti-climactic. […]

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paris, france {part one}

If you’ve followed along with me (in any capacity), you’re well aware that I recently spent over 2 weeks in Europe. It was, after all, just about the only thing I could think about for months. It’s funny, isn’t it? You spend weeks, months, sometimes years planning and envisioning a big trip, and then it […]

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real life girl boss : brittani bumb

Hey girl, hey (or guy – I don’t discriminate)! Months ago you may have read my Real Life Girl Boss interview with a fashion editor in NYC, but today I’m sitting down with Brittani Bumb, a clothing designer in Atlanta, Georgia, to take you behind the scenes of her ethical and sustainable fashion brand, Untitled Thoughts. […]

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austin, texas : feels like home

I don’t know what it was, but my trip back to Texas a couple weeks ago made me more homesick than ever. Austin just feels like home, and despite the heat, I fell in love with the city all over again. We ate all the food and revisited old stomping grounds (I somehow forgot how […]

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the difference between trying too hard and trying hard

Something I’ve often struggled with is the notion of “trying too hard”. It’s a phrase that is always uttered with a negative connotation. Why? Because trying too hard reeks of desperation. It implies that you are not confident in your work, your sense of self, the knowledge that your successes will be earned, that you […]

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real life, real stories, real connection

I can’t say I haven’t been busy around here – traveling to weddings, a memorial, and a new birth this year – but I’m finding ways to take advantage of my time when I’m at home. Sometimes that means slow mornings and skipping workouts and watching reruns. And sometimes that means attending events and buying […]

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real life girl boss : hannah pobar

Hey girl! New around here? This series focuses on Real Life Girl Bosses – women in creative fields making their own damn way. I ask them to share their stories, so that we can A) all uplift and support their endeavors, B) learn and try to emulate some of their tools and tricks of the […]

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chicago : a video

I had plans this weekend other than sitting on my couch editing, but sometimes life has other ideas (a bummed foot). The silver lining is I finally got around to putting together a video from our Chicago trip in June. We had to make a family visit to another (small) town in Illinois, so we […]

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she connects in real life : a wellness event at bar method dtla

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen me talk about a free event I co-hosted in Los Angeles this past weekend. My blogger friend Amber from Here For A Few and I have joined forces to host events in our community as a concentrated effort to bring local studios and wellness/fitness companies […]

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sweet summertime : a bucket list

July 6. I’m still trying to wrap my head around the fact that the year is HALF WAY OVER. Because honestly, wasn’t Christmas yesterday? In all seriousness, the months are blowing by. I feel like summer has been in full swing for weeks, and I have yet to do ALL THE SUMMER THINGS. Any reassuring […]

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