One Year Older

I’m turing 29 tomorrow. It’s not a particularly big birthday, other than that it’s my last year as a twenty-something. On some days, I still feel like a college kid who wants to dance on a table [I wish that feeling had fleeted by now, but I admittedly still love a good table dance]. Other days, I feel completely grown up in my grown-up house, with my grown-up husband, and…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Secret to Success

I’m currently curled up in my hometown of Holland, Michigan. It sits right on the lake in the most magical way. I’m convinced God spent a little more time here. This trip comes off my weekend in Chicago with the Simply Stylist team. I was incredibly inspired to see so many of you go after what you want in life. It takes guts and passion and fearlessness. The most-asked question…. Read more

Let Go of Self-Doubt

Everyone has an opinion. On the type of relationship you have. The career you’re going after. The person you are becoming. Most of those opinions carry weight. Not because we want them to— but because we allow them to. During a point when I was debating whether to switch job paths, I listened to experts in every career field I ever thought about going in. Some suggested I go back to…. Read more

Mind Ready Monday: Life is Long

Welcome to part two of Mind Ready Monday: a weekly write up meant to boost your mindset. This week’s mantra doesn’t make a whole lot of sense on the surface. Life is long?! Typically, we can all agree life is short— time is flying, and that terrifies me. For the sake of our sanity, however, let’s look at things from another perspective for a minute: life is long. It’s something my…. Read more

Cheers to Makeover Magic

Happy Makeover Day! This is not an April Fool’s joke. Lauren’s Lyst went a little heavy on the weekend face mask to produce— this! A new and improved space to call home. I’ve been working hard with an incredible design team, Ashley and Malone, to develop a little space of magic. Through the redesign, you’ll notice it’s easier to connect with me. Subscribe to the blog by entering your email to…. Read more