THE STORY BEHIND SUMMER FRIDAYS | MEET OUR JET LAG MASK

Summer is HERE. Well, it is for our skin. Summer Fridays launched earlier this month and it’s been SURREAL to see the response from so many of you who are buying, using, sharing, and celebrating our very first product — the jet lag mask (available at Sephora.com and on SummerFridays.com). Marianna and I could not be more grateful (or excited!!) I keep asking myself if this is real life??!! It’s been…. Read more

My Mama Must-Haves | Traveling Baby

I get some serious panic feels while trying to leave the house with Ev somedays. Babies require SO. MUCH. STUFF. Do I have milk? Pacifiers? Backup pacifiers (god forbid I cannot find the paci). Chewing toys? Noise machine? The stroller?? OMG did I pack diapers??? And what about when he has a meltdown in the backseat?? Are you panicked yet?  A traveling baby requires us mamas to plan ahead and be super…. Read more

Lake Life | Michigan Travel Diary

We are (finally!) back in our groove after taking a two-week trip to Michigan this month. What a crazy magical time to indulge in some lake life with our Evan Grey. It marked the first time I brought our boy to my hometown in Holland. He traveled like a champ and didn’t have a total breakdown on the flight, which I consider a major WIN. In those two weeks on…. Read more

Babymoon Bliss in Maui

Babymoon’s are bliss. Especially when they’re in Maui. Jake and I escaped together one last time, just the two of us, before baby Ireland arrives. We had gone back and forth on whether to go, because we had been traveling a lot for work and family trips. But I’m so happy we did, because it was truly one of the most beautiful experiences we’ve shared. Maybe it was the Maui…. Read more

St. Barths: Jumping into the New Year

Happy 2016! I love the first day of a new year. There’s something refreshingly positive about the opportunity to start again — to do better, to love harder, to dream bigger. This will be a good year. I’m sharing more snapshots from St. Barths. I made a new years goal to conquer a few fears of mine while on the boat. I’m not exactly the most adventurous person when it…. Read more