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Living with a Multi-Generational Family

Episode 007: Living with a Multi-Generational Family with Erika Firm

Welcome to episode 007 of Hey Neighbor where I chat with one of my very best friends, Erika Firm, about the many complexities of living in a four generation household. Erika lives with her husband, 16 year old son, mother and grandmother on Johns Island, South Carolina, just outside out of Charleston. In this episode Erika shares about the reasons her family moved cross country from San Diego and the beauty of living in a multi-generational home along with sharing she and her mom’s best entertaining and party hacks.

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Gus & Ruby Letterpress Signs of Hope

Episode 006: Staying Connected + Supporting Small Businesses

Welcome to episode 006 of Hey Neighbor where I once again felt moved to explore the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on families and communities, and what life is like after over 30 days of sheltering in place. Bob is back on the show with me to talk about how we’ve been celebrating birthdays, how we’re working to stay connected to friends and loved ones, and our efforts to support our amazing local community.

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Hey Neighbor Podcast: Building a Life You Love with Carolynn Lemke

Episode 005: Building a Life You Love + Finding Yourself with Carolynn Lemke

As soon as I committed to myself that I was starting a podcast, I knew I had to invite my friend Carolynn to join me for at least one episode. She’s one of my OG pals in business, life, and babies, going back over 10 years ago to when we first met through the comment’s section of my other dear friend Ami’s blog. Ohhh the good ol’ days of the internet! I know you’ll find Carolynn to be a complete delight and really enjoy the wisdom she has to share in this episode of Hey Neighbor.

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DIY Gifts for Mom: DIY No Sew Blanket

35 DIY Gifts for Mom to Make at Home

As a mom to a sweet little toddler, I have a serious love for homemade Mother’s Day gifts. I especially love those things that can be made simply, inexpensively and with few materials. Here I’ve rounded up 35 DIY gifts for mom that check all those boxes, many of which can be made with materials or ingredients you likely already have at home hopefully saving you time, money and a trip out to the store.

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Hey Neighbor Podcast - A podcast about entertaining, friendship and family from @cydconverse

I’m Starting a Podcast! (Hooray!)

At the beginning of 2020 I made the decision to do something different. To make a leap. To try something new. To start walking the walk instead of just talking the talk. I made the commitment, after years of talking about it, and I am officially starting a podcast. After months of prep, the Hey Neighbor podcast will officially launch on Wednesday, April 1st – my birthday! I can’t wait to have you follow along.

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Easy Party Appetizers: Bacon and Jam Pinwheels Recipe

Bacon and Jam Pinwheel Appetizers

Friends, let’s chat about Super Bowl weekend. It is hands down one of my favorite weekends of the year! My parents always hosted a big party each year so it always felt like a holiday as a kid. Now that we host the game each year, I’m all about serving up a few good game day recipes. Today I’m sharing these bacon and jam pinwheel appetizers – they are the perfect Super Bowl party food!

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Home Office Makeover | One Room Challenge

Our Den + Powder Room Reveal

After six weeks and much ado, I am sincerely thrilled to be sharing our den and powder room makeover with you! With the completion of these two rooms, nearly the entire downstairs of our home has been transformed since we moved in three and a half years ago. It feels so good to have finally shown this area some love. Before scrolling, revisit the before photos and my original mood board!

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