The Climb is the Dream | 2 Years of Lessons

A reflection letter I wrote to myself while in New York last month… I snapped this photo at the same hotel I visited exactly two years prior, right before launching Summer Fridays. All the feelings from that first trip came flooding back when I stepped into the lobby this week. wearing | Orseund Iris Top + Pistola Jeans The exhaustion from early motherhood. The guilt over leaving my then-baby for…. Read more

Work Meets Play | Two Weeks in NYC

We’re (almost) to the end of February and WOW this month has been kiiind of a whirwind! Starting with the launch of our newest Summer Fridays product – the Super Amino Gel Cleanser (yayyyyy!!). Then we headed to San Francisco for meetings + a conference with Sephora. It’s an annual summit, and we also get to chat with other brands + brand founders, which is always my favorite part of…. Read more

Mama Must Haves | Toddler Edition!

I haven’t done an official mama must haves roundup since my baby became a toddler (well, he’s basically a teenager now with his lil attitude and backwards hats LOL) but for toys purposes, he’s still my two-year-old. Oftentimes, I’ll share some of my go-to’s on Instagram stories. But I wanted to have a place with all of my favorites in one spot. Below are some of the things we love…. Read more

My Summertime Bucket List

I’m convinced my family could swap our home for life under a beach umbrella (ya know, if there was no high tide or a bug in site) 😉 We love summertime, and it’s always a season that we create some of our happiest memories. Growing up, I used to split my summers between beach time on Lake Michigan and in Malibu (my parents lived in opposite cities), and so my…. Read more

Mother’s Day Wishlist | Gifts with Amazon Handmade

Thank you to Amazon Handmade for collaborating with me on this post. I always love an excuse to celebrate Mother’s Day a few times over again, so I happily accepted an invitation to spend a sunday with Amazon Handmade. It was equally a mama’s/kiddo’s heaven, with a Peekaboo ice cream cart (which magically puts veggies into every scoop without a kiddo suspecting it), delish cocktails and GIFTS! One of my…. Read more