Hi, my name is Kristen, and I'm a mama and wife, and the publisher of this Internet shindig. After spending a few years bouncing around the U.S., living everywhere from Northern California to Boston to New York City (sometimes even "living" on the campground of KOAs across the southwest...), my husband and I have settled happily in our hometown, just south of Atlanta, Georgia. We have two little boys, a rambunctious two-and-a-half year old and a newborn, who keep us on our toes (and laughing. And tired.) This blog serves as both a record of our family adventures together and as a source of inspiration for others who share in the millennial pursuit of doing family life and dream-chasing.

This is where I share about recipes I crave, traveling adventures we've embarked upon, and the joy/challenge/insane vocation of motherhood. I used to write a lot about city life (just search "BOSTON" or "NEW YORK CITY" if you're interested in those chapters in particular), but since my family has come full-circle and moved back to our hometown, we've been settling into the suburban life and kind of loving it. You can read a lot about our little organic garden, house projects and electric vehicle obsession under the Homestead tab.

Thanks for joining me as I share about life's little moments that deserve big celebration!

Get In Touch:

Thanks for your interest in partnering. If you would like to chat about collaborating on sponsored content, reviews and giveaways, feel free to send pitches my way with the subject "Oy Collaboration" at oykristen@gmail.com

Brand Work:

Please note that I am hyper selective about sponsorships and only choose to collaborate with or become an affiliate with companies and brands that I feel honestly represent the ethos of Oy! I feature products that I truly use, love and fit within the genuine aesthetic of my lifestyle.

I've had the pleasure of dreaming up content with all different types of brands on collaborations, including ASOS, Banana Republic (ongoing partnership), Isabella Oliver, OXO, Blanqi, Earth Mama Angel Baby, Pink Blush Maternity, Rodale, Le Tote, Liberti Jewelry, Cozey7Fab'rik, Freshly Picked, Papermoss, Sonnet James, Reynolds Wrap, Lucky Palm Tree, Whisper Baby, Baya Collections, Treat (a former Shutterfly brand) & Turbans 4 Tots.

Make sure to take a peek at my Advertising Disclosure and Featured Writing.

Most importantly, thank you for reading!

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Advertising Disclosure

Oy! is a for-profit blog. I am hyper selective about sponsorships and only choose to collaborate with or become an affiliate with companies and brands that I feel honestly represent the ethos of Oy! I feature products that I truly use, love and fit within the genuine aesthetic of my lifestyle.

This site accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship or other forms of compensation. All sponsored posts are clearly disclosed, per FTC guidelines, and gifted items are marked with a "c/o", meaning "courtesy of". I use affiliate links when linking to specific products, which means I earn a potential commission on sales purchased through that click, link or purchase. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this site. All links and banners are ads and your click may result in compensation on my part.

From time to time, I am compensated to provide my opinion on products and services. This is how I am able to devote so much time and energy into this site. Even though I am compensated for sponsored posts and advertisements, all content, words and ideas on this blog are my own. It's really important to me that this site remains a place of honesty and transparency. I always give my honest opinions, findings, beliefs and experiences on those topics or products. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question. Thank you for supporting the brands and companies that allow me to dedicate so much time to this site :)