2020 is Our Gift

2020 has been a lot about mourning the loss of what was. It has been about letting go of the plans we once had, the people we used to see, and the offices that used to house us. It has been about mourning the end of our routines, the warm embrace of strangers, and the ease we used to feel at a grocery store. We collectively stayed home, canceled trips,…. Read more

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

7 Ways to MOTIVATE Your Workout

Finding motivation to work out can feel exhausting between #momlife and work life, BUT I always feel sooo much happier + healthier + all the things after a good sweat. Plus, it helps my migraines significantly, which pushes me to squeeze in something at least 3-4 days a week. A few years ago, I focused on changing my mindset around working out. Rather than looking at it as an “I…. Read more

Home Sweet Home for the Holidays

This our family’s first Christmas together, and we’ll be home sweeeeeet home for it. Nowhere to be, nowhere to go. Just home for the holidays. I started to pull out the Christmas decorations a few days after Thanksgiving, because I wanted to indulge in all the happy feels with my boy for the first time. It all started out promising, until Ev started to (quite literally) eat everything. My dreamy…. Read more

A Letter to my Future Baby

For months now, I’ve been collecting thoughts to share with my growing baby. Every ultrasound, every belly kick, and every ache and pain beautifully reminds me of this little human my body is creating. I find myself sitting up at night, writing down love notes and life lessons I want the baby to know. My thoughts had been scattered everywhere — on ripped notepads all over the house, and in…. Read more