It’s been three years

I love any reason to celebrate and have quite a few milestones that I like to keep track of each year. I do not necessarily “celebrate” each one, but love looking back at how things have changed as the years go by. The first of which just so happens to be today! Let’s review my yearly celebrations.

2.1.10 The first time I moved to Chicago. I wanted (ok–needed) to see if I liked the city enough to live here and decided to sublet a place for a month. This day also marks exactly 2.5 years in Chicago. Amazing.

First trip to the bean

2.22.12 The day Alaina and I launched The Everygirl. Our one year anniversary is coming up, and West Elm is throwing a little one year anniversary soiree for us. What a year it’s been.

At our TEG/Kate Spade event. Photo via Stoffer Photography

5.14.12 The day I started CrossFit. Can’t believe I’m 4.5 months away from a year! I’ve said this before but I had never stuck to a workout routine for a month, so the fact that I’ve been doing this 4-5 days a week for 8.5 months still blows me away. CrossFit has completely changed my life. I love it!

toes to bar & burpees

8.1.10 The day I officially moved to Chicago. Can’t believe it’ll be three years this August. And I really cannot believe how much my life has changed because of this move. It is the best thing I ever did for myself. I love this city.

My first Chicago apartment. Photo via Stoffer Photography for Rue Magazine

 9.17.82 My birthday. Duh.

Little me with great aunt rose. 

12.16.08  The day I rescued my sweet little pup.

What milestones do you celebrate?
  • Jenna

    Congrats on your milestones — especially CrossFit! So in awe!

  • Steph Sterjovski

    Amazing D, so proud of you, you have come so far & I can only see more blessings to come 🙂

  • Chloe Moon

    You are so motivational!! I just LOVE Chicago and the bean!! I wish I lived there! It's so nice to hear people's progress doing what makes them happy and seeing how much contentment it's brought! I love reading The Everygirl everday! I never attempted Crossfit before but it's looks crazy fun and effective! Maybe I check out a groupon for it!

    What great milestones to celebrate! Cheers!! =)

    Ergo – Blog

  • Yolonda J. Washington // DesignRoundup

    Congrats on all your accomplishments!
    ♥, Londa

  • lauren

    Love these posts! It looks like you've created a wonderful life for yourself. Congratulations!

  • michelle

    i cant believe it's almost been one year of the everygirl! i really want to try crossfit. if i ever go to chicago, i might have to make you take me. (i'm scared to do it on my own.)

  • Chelsea

    Congratulations on all those fab milestones! I agree with Michelle, I can't believe it's almost been a year for the Everygirl either. I'm so excited to see all the new things you have in store for us!

    Chelsea & The City

  • openid

    Happy Anniversary!! You are an inspiration on so many levels for me!

  • Danielle Moss

    Thank you all SO much. I'm going to try to get a few more blog posts up in the coming weeks. Things have been even crazier than usual–will update soon! xoxo

  • Helena – A Diary of Lovely

    Well done Danielle on everything! I remember the day you launched TEG like it was yesterday! Congrats!!

  • Kjirsten Embley

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  • Taylor Grace

    I love this post! I've been looking for a new workout lately and have been thinking about CrossFit… you make it sound quite tempting! I live in Chicago as well, going on two years soon, and seem to fall more in love with this city everyday!


  • sarah.jane

    @DanielleMoss this made me think of your blog IMMEDIATELY #SOYEAHDUH


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