Friday Finds || Vol. 2, Week 14

It’s finally Friday! Wow, this week was L-O-N-G. I feel like I fit three weeks worth of work and activities into this week. The next 5-6 weeks are going to be super busy for me on the travel front (back to back to back trips, two of which are international) so I’ve been extra conscious about getting ahead on blog posts, staying current on emails, etc. I’ve also been trying to squeeze in all of the workouts since I’ll be in crop tops and shorts at Coachella next weekend! There’s never enough hours in the day, is there?! One of the highlights of my week was going to afternoon tea at The Langham on Wednesday for one of my girlfriends’ birthdays!

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How to Style a Memo Board

Every time I show a glimpse of my “desk setup” in my apartment, I get so many questions about the memo board above my desktop computer! I would say “home office,” but my desk is literally right smack dab in the middle of my living area in between my living room and my kitchen. Someday I’ll have a real office with walls, ha! I would say that having my desk out in the open forces me to be organized, but that would be a total lie. Instead, it just makes my entire apartment look like a tornado most of the time. Le sigh. But back to the memo board!

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Vitamins & Supplements for Long Hair

I wrote a similar blog post about this back in 2013, but I figured it was time for a little update! I was looking at old photos recently and realized just how much longer my hair used to be. I feel like I’ve hit a bit of a plateau with my current length and it’s time to get back on the vitamin and supplement wagon to grow it back out and work on getting it healthier. Everything from stress, age, nutrition, hormonal changes, environment, and styling can impact the health of your hair, so I guess it’s normal to notice some changes over time.

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Bring on the Brights

I think we could all use a heavy dose of colorful things to look at today… Especially my East Coast friends that got hit with inches of snow yesterday! I’m loving all of the rainbow stripes and multi-colored clothing and accessories this season… Everything has me itching for warm weather and sunny days! Bring on the brights. Let the summer countdown begin…

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How to Survive a Chicago Winter

Who else is ready to say peace the eff out to winter?! While it hasn’t snowed in a few weeks, it was well under freezing all friggen weekend here in Chicago. Since moving to Chicago, one of the main questions I get asked is, “How do you survive the winter?!” This post isn’t specific to Chicago, but here are my best tips for trying to stay warm all winter long. (Even if winter lasts well into April… #eyerollemoji)

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