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

Dressed for Golden Hour

This time of year feels golden to me. The skies, the season, the style. All of it exudes something magical that only fall can create. Golden hour has a new magic to it right now. October is my favorite month. Maybe it’s because both my husband and I celebrate our birthdays this time of year, but really, I think it’s because this season signifies change. Year after year, October reminds…. Read more