• Life lessons from my (former) magazine life

    May 5, 2018

    Been seeing “last day” and “goodbye” posts from my former colleagues at Summit Media, and I can’t help but go into some sort of relapse—back to my senti post-print self (because #RIPprint!). As much as I love my current life, I still miss the magazine grind, and have yet to wrap my head around the…

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  • Hey, it’s okay

    January 23, 2018

    —to pretend that soaking your meats for 5 to 10 minutes counts as “marinating” —to forget to write in your planner or BuJo for a few days, and then just scribble everything down when you do remember —to be secretly envious of that beks with better skin —to skip through someone’s 1 millionth IG story…

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  • Owning 2018: A Momma’s New Year Tools

    January 11, 2018

    I had planned to start the year strong, right from Day 1 of 365. But sure enough, my January 1st was chaos. We woke up late (and tired) from the previous night’s celebrations, I couldn’t find my wedding ring, and we forgot Lucas’s diaper bag at home! My poor baby had to endure poopy pants…

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  • Where do you go from a dream job?

    December 1, 2017

    I was 20 when I got my dream job working for magazines. I was fresh out of college, bright-eyed and supremely ambitious. I was dead-set on making a career out of writing—I had dreamt of becoming a magazine writer since I was around 9 or 10, when I first discovered that I was actually pretty…

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