I’m knee deep in boxes from packing up my apartment and moving in with my boyfriend. My best friend just moved to a different state. We are short-staffed at work so the hours are getting longer and longer.
A slice of 23 layer cake (Thanks Michael Jordan Steakhouse for making that thigh gap even more unattainable than ever) and 8,000 calories later- I’m finally having a minute to breathe and reflect on how out of balance everything is. I just feel if one of those things was more manageable, everything would feel 100% lighter. However- that’s not the case. Continue reading
It’s official – I have been accepted to sign a lease with my long-time boyfriend. I am flooded with emotions as I type this. On one hand, the place is absolutely gorgeous and I feel elated just thinking about living in this stunning high rise in Old Town. However, this is a big change for me. If you know me, you know I am a weeper and cry every time there is a big life change. Continue reading
About a year ago I was put in an awkward situation. I was asked to be in a wedding that I had little interest in participating in. I feel pretty confident that I am not the only person whose first inclination was to pretend I never got the memo asking me. Unfortunately she asked me in person so that wasn’t an option, but I’m getting ahead of myself. Continue reading
Meet Erin Borgerson. She is the definition of a “go-getter”. At the young age of 26, she has already accomplished so much and has been successful at well, pretty much everything she’s tried her hand at. She currently serves as the Director of Marketing for Hireology, a fast growing, Chicago technology start-up.
After graduating from college and taking a broad range of courses including financial accounting- it hit me. Why do I know how to calculate yield percentages from a balance sheet but can’t get my own finances in order? Did I miss that day in class?
As a full-time event planner, I consider myself to be a well-seasoned traveler. I plan seminars and events for attorneys and their clients, so to say they have events at nice, desirable locations would be a vast understatement. Here are my top tips from what I’ve learned along the way.
I recently went through a huge closet overhaul. Things either weren’t fitting the way they once had or my sense of style had simply changed. Typically, I would just donate the clothes and not give it another thought. But not this time. I decided to try selling my clothes at my local consignment shop and eBay. And now, per usual, I am addicted.
Everyone wants to have essential kitchen skills. How to bake, grill, sauté, the list goes on and on with the number of skills you could have when preparing food. One that gets overlooked is in the preparation of the food — knife skills.
Whew! You made it! Looks like the impulse purchase of a domain name one Sunday evening is paying off – because YOU are HERE.
This all started because I have been fortunate enough to have some of the best sounding boards, voices of reason, and encouragers surrounding me – and I want to share it with the world. (Even if that world ends up only being my mom, sister and the random person in Sweden reading this blog.)
You’ll be hearing from a variety of people in my life and I hope they inspire you as much as they inspire me every day.