Category Archives: Personal

A Year of Going Bananas

My business is celebrating its first birthday this week! The weird thing is, I wouldn’t have noticed if it hadn’t been for the Girls on the Run of Puget Sound auction I attended tonight.  It was just in time for … Continue reading

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Studio Dreams

My husband and I have recently made one of the biggest decisions of our adult lives:  to become homeowners.  So scary and so grown up and so logical (?) in this market and with these interest rates.  And exciting.  Because … Continue reading

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Aux Grandes Femmes!

Happy International Women’s Day!  I’ve loved IWD ever since studying abroad in Paris.  I lived down the hill from the Panthéon, and that year, the powers that be hung huge posters of influential women from its columns in honor of the day, … Continue reading

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It’s a two-for!

So I wanted to bounce an idea off of you. I read a blog post from Seattle City Council member Sally Bagshaw about women’s shelters really needing new pairs of underwear right now. My first thought was, “I make underwear! … Continue reading

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Coming Up for Air

Man. What a crazy few months it’s been. Getting married really took a lot of the energy and focus I had away from my fledgling underwear empire, rightly, but it feels good to be back. I made my dress: And … Continue reading

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3…2…1… Liftoff!

I went live with my Etsy site yesterday!  150 people have already visited and I am so overjoyed and astounded by the outpouring of support and love from my friends and family, and even sweet comments from people I don’t … Continue reading

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Launch Date: April 7

La Vie en Orange’s launch date is set!  April 7 is the day by which stock will be up, tweets will be flying and the world will find out about what’s been cooking! Not coincidentally, it’s also the day I’ll … Continue reading

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