non-tourist chicago summer guide

Your Non-Tourist Chicago Summer Guide

I write a Chicago guide every few years and thought it was high time I wrote another: here’s the Official Non-Tourist Chicago Summer Guide–lots of patios included because, well, we gotta be outside.  Yes, I moved to the suburbs (read why and also read more about how it’s going here), but I’m still in the […]

Bad On Paper Podcast Live Show in Chicago

Ah, last week was so much fun.  I was honored to be a guest on Grace and Becca’s Bad on Paper Podcast live show here in Chicago.  If you’re new to their podcast, I’ve mentioned it before on my favorite podcasts post–basically, they talk about fun books, answer reader questions, and have such awesome guests […]

Summer Date Night Look + What I Use for Self-Tanner

Oh, white pants, how I love thee, let me count the ways….especially when paired with yellow.  The golden hue is meant to be paired with a creamy white–it’s downright heavenly.  This is my typical date night look when the weather is that perfect 68-70 degrees.  I love a good dress but I really like to […]

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Summer In the City With COS

COS has always been one of those brands that I admired from afar and thought to myself, “Am I cool enough to pull that off?”  It’s such a specific design–minimalism meets architectural details that I always think women who wear COS items look so darn chic.  I am so proud and excited to be partnering […]