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

Dear Baby | A Letter to My Boy Six Months In

Dear Baby, Here I am, six months in, staring at you. Your eyes find mine, and that toothless smile of yours starts to stretch wide. You have arm rolls and a round belly and a head full of hair. Some days you look a lot like me. But on most days, you look just like your daddy.  I kind of feel like we’re best friends now. We spend a lot…. Read more

DIY Fourth of July Canvas Shoes

It’s about that time for my favorite summer holiday: THE FOURTH OF JULY! Bikinis, BBQs and beaches make my heart seriously giddy. To show off my American pride on the fourth, I always look for festive outfits to wear. But, since it’s a single day, it’s not always worth a big splurge. So why not DIY your look? We made festive sneakers to wear on the fourth. The shoes are…. Read more

Dressing Up Flannel

Let’s just call today Flannel Friday. Because flannel is having a moment. I never thought I’d be one to rock a checkered anything on a night out, mostly because the midwest girl in me still associates the pattern with something outdoorsy. But when you pair a flannel with leather skinnies and stilettos, there’s nothing outdoorsy about it. You can apply this to a lot of your comfiest closet staples. Wear them…. Read more

A Turkey Day Workout from Home

Admit it. You’re already planning to go up for seconds at Thanksgiving dinner… #foodcoma. I’m guilty of it, too. I remedy my lack of self-discipline at the dinner table with regular workouts. Here’s a full body workout you can do from home. I worked with my trainer, Mike Alexander, on this. He’s super talented and even prepares celebrities for kick-butt roles. So I listen to anything he tells me. You’ll do one set of…. Read more