• Gil Goals,  Health

    Swim, Bike, Running Late.

    It’s always hard to be the new girl. It’s really hard to be the new girl at the gym. This month I began what I would consider a big shift in my workout plan in order to begin training for my first sprint triathlon (which is going to be wayyyy harder than I thought, but more on that later.) Regardless of how long you’ve been working out, changing locations makes everything different. I was perfectly happy, although maybe a little beat up, going to OrangeTheory 4-5 times a week. My classmates have become my friends, and regardless of how bad the…

  • Gil Goals

    Looking Back, Looking forward | 2020 Goals

    This post could get pretty lengthy, so bless you if you stick with me. After all, I’m recapping 12 months of 2019 and diving into what the next 12 will hopefully hold. I have had so many people comment about…

  • At Home with the Gils,  Christmas

    Our Christmas House | 2019

    On the 6th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, some down time and a boost of energy! We’ve been down with the plague since Christmas Day, but I think I’m finally over the hump! It doesn’t matter…

  • At Home with the Gils

    Our Fall House | The Big Reveal

    It’s been six months since our first little change on our house, which was a new, larger fenced in area and porch painting. If you’ve followed us on insta during the summer you know that this process was BEYOND painful.…

  • Health

    Live All Out | One Year at Orange Theory

    First of all, I’m completely having a freak out during the moments you are reading this because I’m just going to go ahead and warn you that in this blog there are photos of me in my panties and bra.…

  • Traveling Gils

    Somewhere Only We Know | Travels

    If someone asked me what I would do instead of my current job (which I love) I’d 100% say I’d want to be a writer/blogger. Between running a business (or three), being a mom, a wife, a family member, and…

  • At Home with the Gils

    Our Christmas House | 2018

    Whoops! I spent a good bit of taking these photos during the short period of time when all our presents were wrapped, and our house was (mostly) clean, but yet I never got around to posting them. I will say…

  • Paperie

    Top Ten | 2018 Wedding Invitations

    Each year this is by far my favorite post because it gives me the chance to look back over the year and reflect on all the goodness that came out of it. Some wedding suites, it’s hard to believe that…

  • most used baby items, what to register for, most used first year items, what to buy for baby
    Dear Baby Gil

    First Year Top Ten Favorite Items

     know we just passed the 15 month mark, but I promised a blog about my favorite baby items, and, goshdarnit, I’m going to give it to you! Even if only for my own sake, so that I remember when/if Baby…

  • Shop Talk

    Business Talk + Branding

    I hope you have a minute to sit and read this condensed version of my story about what happened during a fairly silent time in the life Salt + Paperie—my maternity leave last June + July. It all started around…