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My Fall Bucket List

Oh, the elusive season of fall. It’s never as long as we hope it will be, at least in Chicago and New York. The weather always seems to go from summer in September to quite chilly in October and full-blown…

Playfully Preppy + 2 New Parisian Places in Chicago!

When it comes to fall clothing, I’m all about the playfully preppy details. I love taking basic wardrobe staples (like denim, sweaters, and jackets) and mixing them with a few classic prints for a fun pattern pop. The more layers…

My Weekend at Lollapalooza

While music festivals can sometimes get a bit of a bad rap, I couldn’t love them more! What’s not to love? Hanging out with friends, listening to live music, tasting some of the best food and drinks that the city…

Afternoon Pick-Me-Up

‘Tis the season for afternoon ice cream trips! Nothing cures that 3 o’clock slump like two scoops in a waffle cone, am I right? I was working at Sawada the week before last and made the executive decision to walk…

Spring Sneakers

Ever since ‘athleisure’ became a trend a few years ago and health and wellness seem to be at the forefront of everyone’s minds, sneakers have been back in a big way. They’re not just for workouts anymore and they’re not just for…

My Winter Bucket List!

It’s the official first day of winter! Kind of depressing to realize the season hadn’t even started even though the temperatures have been in the negatives, huh? At the start of each new season, I always like to make a…

Where to Shop for Last Minute Gifts in Chicago

Time is quickly dwindling down until Christmas… Can’t believe it’s this weekend already! We’ve already passed a lot of online retailer’s guaranteed shipping dates, but you’ve still got a few days if you’re shopping in person! Here are some of my…

Labor Day Weekend with Cafe Bustelo

Labor Day Weekend is always so bittersweet. My birthday usually falls right around there and who can complain about a three-day weekend? But the summertime blues always seem to set in right around that same time. Sure, it’s still hot…