This month Mike and I celebrate our one year wedding anniversary! One year feels like both a lifetime and the blink of an eye all wrapped into one. From planning our wedding to buying our first home, expanding the business and introducing new planning resources, it has been a really full year in some hard and beautiful ways. Today I’m giving you an honest look back on my own wedding day one year later.Read More
It’s been a bit since I’ve posted an update about the happenings here at Heirloom and for life in general, so I thought this rainy Friday afternoon might just be the perfect time to catch you up! I have a steaming cup of tea next to me in my office and multiple dogs sleeping by my feet.
So...a few big things have happened in the last few months:
Today I celebrated my birthday with a funfetti cake and homemade pasta dinner.
Simple and beautiful, and the exact slow down I needed this month. With a bit of chaos swirling around in the middle of a busy season of life and business (which seems to just be always), my birthday has always felt like the personal equivalent of New Year’s Day. A blank page on a year that’s filled with possibilities. Except I’ve always liked it better than actual New Year’s Day because it comes without the hype of competing with everyone else’s resolutions. So I thought I’d share a little more about what I’m looking forward to in this upcoming year both personally and professionally:Read More
Fall is my most favorite season of the year, and I couldn't resist a little round up of the things I'm loving having around this year. I hope your fall is filled with football tailgates, weddings, pumpkin patches, and long walks in the leaves!Read More
I thought it would be fun to share a little round up of the products that I'm loving most as spring (maybe) finally appears in Chicago. I'm trying to be a lot more intentional with the physical things in my life. Partial spurred by the Marie Kondo joy-sparking method, but mostly because my apartment feels like the walls will literally split if I bring one more thing into this house.Read More
Ya'll it feels both scary and exhilarating to type out my first blog post in more than 3 years. Confessions - I wanted to fact check the 3 years part of that first sentence and I couldn't even remember the name of my old blog to type it into Google! It's been THAT long.Read More