New Luggage + My Travel Bucket List

There are two parts to today’s post, my friends… 1. My new pink suitcase (that’s a collaboration with my favorite photographer, Gray Malin!) and 2. My Travel Bucket List! We’re always talking about places that I’ve been and my recommendations here on the blog, but I thought it could be fun to switch it up and talk about the places that I’m still dying to go and maybe get some of your recommendations, too. Let’s get to it, shall we?!

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Wellness Wednesday: The Road to Recovery After My Injury & Finding a Healthy Workout Schedule

I wrote the first part of this post at the end of January… The night my ankle really started hurting and a few days later on the night I found out I had stress fractured my ankle and came home from the doctor wearing a giant boot on my right foot. I still remember that night like it was yesterday! It’s been a while since we’ve talked about exercise and fitness, mainly due to the injury that prevented me from being my active self for most of this year. So I figured I’d let you read that draft, and then we can fast forward to now and where I’m at with the whole journey of getting back on track!

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London Calling

Back today with another outfit from my trip to London a few weeks ago! After we explored around the city (lunch at Sketch, chocolate tasting at Charbonnel et Walker, a meeting and facial at Elemis, and a cheese tasting at Paxton & Whitfield) it was back to the hotel to change and have a cocktail at the Blue Bar at The Berkeley before heading to dinner at OXO Tower. A busy day with lots of eating involved … Right up my alley!

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How My Beauty Routine Changes in the Fall

Welp, it seems like fall is here to stay in Chicago! Saturday was gorgeous, but the temperatures have drastically dropped with all of the rain we’ve gotten. And with cooler temps comes a whole new skincare routine! My skin tends to freak out when the seasons change so I always like to be proactive about changing up my products. Here’s what I do to switch things up with my skincare, hair, makeup, and body products when it starts to get chilly…

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Sweatshirt, Suede Skirt, & Sneakers

Sometimes you just want to wear a sweatshirt in public and call it a day! I picked up this French Disorder sweatshirt at their store in Le Marais when I was in Paris last month, thinking it would probably just be reserved for lounging at home. But when I was heading to brunch on Saturday, I threw it on with a blue suede skirt, gingham sneakers, and a matching red bag. Comfortable, but still kinda cute… Perfect for the weekend. Plus, we’ve gotta take advantage of bare leg season while it’s still here!

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Friday Finds || Weeks 41 & 42

Happy Friday, friends! I’m back in Chicago for the foreseeable future (no upcoming travel plans!) and it’s felt good to catch back up on work and return to a little bit of a routine. I’m finally unpacked from all of my trips and working on getting my apartment back to looking like a home instead of a disaster zone. It’s been a low-key week, but very much needed. I don’t have any real plans for the weekend, but sometimes those are my favorite. That’s pretty much it from me this week… Links below to all of the finds I’ve been loving the last two weeks!

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