5 Things I Wish I Knew When I First Started Selling on Etsy

When I first started selling on Etsy, I had no idea what I was doing. I still have no clue of what I’m doing, but instead of being completely in the dark, I have a small night light. Etsy can be very simple and also extremely complicated. There’s so many different ways of doing business […]

Morning Routine: Why It's Important and How To Start One // CEO in Progress

Morning Routine: Why It’s Important and How to Start One

I used to never be a morning person. I would most of the time be late to work or school, struggling to get ready, prep for the day, or just make breakfast. It helps that now I have a more consistent routine than I did in school, but I’ve been able to completely turn my […]

A Weekend in Leland: Up North Michigan Wedding // CEO in Progress

A Weekend in Leland: Up North Michigan Wedding

It’s amazing how quickly time is going. Staring at a photo of us on our honeymoon right now, It seems like yesterday we had our toes in the beautiful white Jamaican sand. It will be almost 4 months since we got married in front of our friends and family in one of our favorite places, […]

Practice Being Present: 3 Tips for Focusing on the Here & Now

I went to yoga for the first time in a while this week and it felt amazing. Not only was it a great work out, but it really helped me get centered again. My legs and shoulders are so sore today, but I was able to focus afterwards with a clear head and react positively no matter […]

Spring Time Desk Essentials // CEO in Progress

Spring Time Desk Essentials

One of the first posts I ever wrote was about the essential items I must have in my desk to get over any hiccup and survive the day. Honestly I looked back on it when I started my new job recently and made sure I had everything I still needed. The items on there still […]

Banana Republic's Spring Looks // CEO in Progress

Banana Republic’s Spring Looks

This become one of the hardest time of the year, all of the great spring clothes are coming out, great sundresses, cute sandals, and just as I get lots of great new warm weather favorites, we get like 4 more inches of snow, ughhhh. Never the less, Banana Republic again has made some beautiful new pieces […]

Monday Motivation: Life Is Either A Daring Adventure... // CEO in Progress

Motivation Monday: Life Is Either A Daring Adventure…

This point of the year is really tough on everyone. The days still are short (although getting longer each day, woohoo!), the weather is still crummy for most of us, and the holidays have passed. This is the time when I seem to fall in this quiet, hermit-like state, which definitely is not the best! […]

Sewing Class Review & DIY Project Ideas // CEO in Progress

Sewing Class Review and DIY Project Ideas

My mom got all of the girls a sewing machine for Christmas this year, which included a class on how to get started with the machine and all the basics of how to use it. Since my sewing skills are roughly the same as a brownie girl scout, I was all on board. We met […]

Keeping Up With Creative: 6 Ways to Motivate Your Creative Side // CEO In Progress

Keeping Up With Creative: 6 Ways to Motivate Your Creative Side

Lately, my schedule has been so hectic that I really have to plan out my time closely. Workouts, meal prep, driving, cleaning, I try to stay on top of a schedule in order to use my time the best I can. However, it can be so frustrating when I set up time to write or think of […]

Putting It In Focus: Achieving and Keeping Focus // CEO in Progress

Putting It In Focus: Achieving and Keeping Focus

Focus has been a big theme in my life right now. It’s being brought up in books, my side projects, and in daily distractions at work. For me, focus comes second nature one day and impossible the next, but I think I’m getting better at recognizing when I need it and what’s distracting. Focus is critical in […]