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01.02.17

Personal

2017: New Year New Goals

Happy 2017! I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling so inspired to make this year better than the last. The Everygirl turns f i v e next month, Conor and I will celebrate 2 years in May, and August will mark s e v e n years in Chicago. I know, …

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12.30.16

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2016 Goal Recap

I don’t believe in New Years resolutions. They’re too big. They’re too much too quickly and only set us up for disappointment. Lose 10 lbs, work out every day, become fluent in French, and learn to play the guitar. Ok, so some of these things were sort of (breezily) on …

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12.29.16

Personal

The Best of 2016

2016 was one of my best years yet. One that came with big changes, lots of good, and some not so great moments, too. I’ve always been pretty upfront about …

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11.28.16

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Grief and Guilt after Loss

You probably know the pain and grief associated with losing someone you were close to. But how do you grieve for a family member you didn’t know very well at all? Am I …

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11.09.16

Personal

Why I’m Sad for Our Country

I woke up to endless texts from friends and scrolled through Facebook to see post after post about heartbreak and fear. And with tears in my eyes, I tried to process what just happened to our country. As a woman, small business owner, and someone who hopes to be a mother …

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10.03.16

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The New Pup

A few months ago, Conor and I filled out an application for a new dog through Greater Chicago Cavalier Rescue. We took turns going back and forth between feeling ready and wanting to wait. And then we saw this face.  …

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09.29.16

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Things You Don’t Know About Me

One of my readers asked if I'd share an "about me" post a few months ago. Better late than never, right? Whether you've been a reader for a month, week, or year, chances are there are at least a few things you don't know about me.  …

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09.17.16

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34

It's my 34th birthday today which means I'm officially in my mid-30s.  …

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09.09.16

Personal, Relationships

Moving In

I have some exciting news that I've been meaning to share. And now that I'm a few weeks away from a big change, it's time for an update!  …

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08.23.16

Personal

Journey to Chicago

When I started blogging back in 2007, I never imagined it would lead me to a career in design. Or that I'd travel to visit a friend I met through blogging, spend 3 days …

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