update: top books for baby

update: top books for baby

Hi friends! How it is already December?! I hope you’ve having a great holiday season so far! Before Lucy was born, I shared a blog post with books for baby and all of the adorable books we were gifted or bought for her. Lucy is now 10 months old and we do *a lot* of reading these days! We keep most of her books in her bedroom (with the cutest ones front and center on the shelves😊) but we have a basket of books on the floor in her room, and a few books in her other baskets scattered throughout the house. I wanted to […]

our house hunting experience & home must-haves vs. must-adds

our house hunting experience & home must-haves vs. must-adds

We’ve officially lived in our house in Nashville for one month! It’s definitely been a whirlwind couple of weeks/months, but also very exciting! I am planning to share a lot of our home updates here on my blog and of course on my Instagram, but before I do that, I want to take a quick step back and share about our house hunting experience. I recently learned about Opendoor, a company that makes it wayyy easy to buy (and also sell) your home, and I wish I’d known about Opendoor a few months ago! We technically started house hunting in the middle August and the […]

travel adventures: amsterdam

travel adventures: amsterdam

Finally getting around to sharing photos and some of our favorite places we visited in Europe! As a reminder, we were gone for a little over three weeks and visited Amsterdam, Belgium, the Champagne and Burgundy regions of France, and Paris. In case you missed all the photos, I shared everything here: #burdsleavethenest. This blog post will cover our first stop – AMSTERDAM! We absolutely LOVED Amsterdam and could totally see ourselves living there. People were super welcoming and super kind/friendly to us/Lucy. Everywhere we went, people stopped us to “talk to” Lucy. The city itself was charming with cobblestone streets and the canals everywhere, […]

3 easy ways to create fall vibes at home with wayfair

3 easy ways to create fall vibes at home with wayfair

Hello and happy fall! ? This is my first blog post coming to you from NASHVILLE! We moved in last Thursday and the past few days have been a crazy whirlwind as we’re trying to get settled and situated into our new house. I’m excited to share more soon about our process of buying our house and the ever-evolving list of projects and updates we’re doing to turn it into a home. ? While in Europe, Wayfair  reached out and asked me to share more about decorating for fall. I have been partnering with their team for a few years, and was extra excited about this […]

farewell, san francisco & personal reflections

farewell, san francisco & personal reflections

Eeep! We only have a couple days left in San Francisco and the past few weeks have felt like quite the whirlwind. While I’m excited to do something new, to live somewhere different, to have a new pace of life, it’s so so so hard to leave San Francisco. I’m going to try to capture it all in this blog post, but truly don’t think I have all the words for the jumble of emotions I have about this place. I also couldn’t even begin to choose photos to perfectly capture my time here (hello, hundreds of Instagram photos / Facebook albums and thousands of […]

life update – we’re moving!

life update – we’re moving!

Life update! We are moving to Nashville! Cue: all the emotions! ?? So, a little backstory on the move: I lovelovelovelovelove San Francisco, but didn’t ever think SF would be my forever place. When I first moved, I gave myself two years and told myself I would re-evaluate after that. Nope, two years wasn’t enough (not even close) — some of my very best friends had moved here and I met Eric and tons of other friends-turned-family and the city just felt like home. At that point, I always said that leaving San Francisco (when and if I did) would be the hardest decision I’d […]