hi, i'm Ali
Photographer, dog mom, daily walker, reader, and wife to a busy maker. I'm the voice you hear and read at Life Outside the Shop.
From new project how-to's and DIY home updates to the ins-and-outs of building a family & multiple businesses, Life Outside the Shop shares what is really looks like to figure it out as you go.
Information overload: it comes from all directions when you enter a new phase of life and want to start gathering facts and opinions about whatever it is you’re experiencing. As a nutrition coach, I see it all the time with clients who come to me exhausted from Google searches and scouring social media for the […]
It’s official! We’re pregnant—baby Macy is coming in May, and we are so, so excited. Cue the blog posts about pregnancy and parenting! We started telling people relatively early. I told Sam, then quickly shot a text and pic of those two pink lines to my sister and my best friend. Then, we kept it […]
One of our favorite Christmas traditions is Christmas Tree shopping the weekend of (or the weekend after, this year) Thanksgiving. Then, we come home, put on a Christmas movie while we wait for the branches to fall… and put on movie #2 or a bangin’ Michael Blubé Christmas playlist while decorating. Our movies of choice? […]