I'm Lisa Kirk, a wife, mama, writer, and founder. Since 2010, Something Pretty has been home to my favorite memories, reflections, and inspirations. Thanks so much for reading!

I have been an avid letter writer since I was seven, when my family moved from Virginia to Singapore. Since this was long enough ago before kids had e-mail addresses, my best friend and I started writing letters to keep in touch. We wrote about our teachers, about the Spice Girls, about my old neighborhood […]


In these first few days of the new year, I have been working my way through Lara Casey’s steps for goal setting in 2013. It has made me reflect a lot about both the kind of life I want to live in 2013, and about what I want for Something Pretty. One of the biggest […]



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