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The Everygirl Turns 5

The Everygirl is FIVE! We launched the site on 2.22.12, a day I remember …

The Everygirl is FIVE! We launched the site on 2.22.12, a day I remember like it was yesterday. I grabbed a bottle of wine and hopped in a cab heading to Alaina’s Southport apartment to celebrate the moment the site went live. And here we are a half a decade later! I was a …

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How We Launched and Grew The Everygirl

It was our 4th or 5th time meeting. A wine night at Alaina’s with …

It was our 4th or 5th time meeting. A wine night at Alaina’s with our friend Jess Lively and a photo shoot for Glitter Guide gave us time to chat and learn that we shared a common goal. To help young women like us–women who were not connected but wanted their dream job. Living …

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How I Became a Blog Designer

When I asked what you wanted me to write about this year, my …

When I asked what you wanted me to write about this year, my career seemed to be a recurring theme. So let’s starts where it all began–a decade ago this coming April–with my blog and my graphic design business, The Design Girl. Have you stopped laughing? I’m really bad at …

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How I Launched and Grew my First Business

I started blogging without any real purpose or plan back in 2007. And …

I started blogging without any real purpose or plan back in 2007. And at the risk of sounding ancient, blogging isn't what it used to be. There were no thoughts of growing my site or partnering with brands. There was no instagram or snapchat. There weren't very many bloggers out there at all–nothing compared …

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A Day in the Life (and running The Everygirl)

After receiving a few requests for a “day in the life” post, I …

After receiving a few requests for a “day in the life” post, I decided to start writing. And nearly two months later, here I am hitting publish. Maybe it’s because it’s my life, or maybe it’s the fact that my day-to-day really isn’t that exciting (because it’s not), but I’m …

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The Everygirl Turns FOUR

Starting over in Chicago is the best thing I’ve ever done for myself. It’s …

Starting over in Chicago is the best thing I’ve ever done for myself. It’s where I learned how to be on my own, met people who have changed my life, and launched a website with a fellow Chicago blogger that would change everything. And today, that website turns four. The Everygirl was a …

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Office Essentials

Last week, I shared some tips on working from home. Today, I’m back …

Last week, I shared some tips on working from home. Today, I’m back with some of my favorite office accessories. An organized workspace, good lighting, and comfortable chair are key, but I’ve also found that surrounding yourself with a few things that inspire you can help make even the most …

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