Life

Notes on having it all

Whereas previous generations of women might have been raised to be wives and mothers, it feels like today we grow up aiming to have it all: career, relationship, kids, house, and Instagram-envy-inducing vacations as the cherry on top. There is a lot said in our society about having it all. It’s almost always in reference to women, […]

July 19, 2016 Continue reading…

Introducing: Gertie the pug!

We brought home our pug puppy on Friday, and we are over the moon in love with her! Her official name is Gertrude Rose, but she shall affectionately be known as GERTIE from here on out. She’s super chill and funny and honestly, I’m pretty sure she’s the perfect pug specimen. We’re settling into life as […]

June 21, 2016 Continue reading…

Notes on moving in with a SO

My boyfriend and I moved in together about eight months ago (where has time gone?!): it’s been all sorts of domestic bliss, but it’s also a pretty big life and relationship change that comes with some challenges. This is the first time I’ve lived with a significant other (although I did have a guy roommate in […]

June 15, 2016 Continue reading…

Notes on turning 28

Traveling solo can be lonely, but it can also be a cure to loneliness. I started the “every birthday in another country” goal when I was living in France and Australia, when I was creating a life overseas and struggling to make friends and generally feeling very far from home. It was a way of […]

June 9, 2016 Continue reading…

Finally: our apartment tour!

Finally: our long-overdue apartment tour! David and I moved in together in October after two and a half years of dating. We opted for a brand-new apartment in Bed-Stuy (more about our hunt over at the New York Times); previously, we had lived about 10 minutes from each other in Williamsburg (with our respective best friends, […]

June 7, 2016 Continue reading…

Exciting news: we’re getting a pug!

This has been a long time coming: I actually mentioned my love of pugs in the very first paragraph of my very first blog post. I’ve been borderline obsessed with pugs since college, and it’s only intensified since meeting my boyfriend three years ago: once I found out that he loved pugs too, it basically […]

May 24, 2016 Continue reading…

From the archives // Because it’s commencement speech season

There are some posts in the archives that are just as relevant now as they were when I wrote them (up to six years ago!). Once a week, I share one of my favorite posts that I still love to read today. Enjoy–and please forgive the use of Instagram filters and frames!   I don’t […]

May 4, 2016 Continue reading…