French Inspired

Striped shirt {here, with other colors on sale} // White Skirt {sold out, but similar here!}// Gold D’Orsay flats {sold out, but I love these similar ones from the Nordstrom sale here, here, here and here} // Satchel {similar versions here and here} // Kendra Scott Necklace {on sale here} First days of anything can always be stressful – the

The Kindness of Strangers

When life gives you lemons… Last Monday, I had quite the rude awakening at 5AM. For anyone who knows me well, they know that I am far from a morning person, so when I received a slew of urgent texts from my credit card company letting me know that I had tried to charge $300 to Redbox I thought, “well that’s clearly

On to New Adventures!

Anthropologie Top {sold out, but I love these similar versions here, here and here}// Flare Jeans {others here and here} // Saddle Bag Purse {similar here and here} // Bracelet {similar options here} // Leather Heels {similar} Today’s a big day – it’s the first day of my new job! I’ve been keeping the news under wraps for a few weeks

A Staycation Guide to Chicago

I’ve never been shy of my love for Chicago, especially Chicago in the summertime. And while I’m lucky enough to work downtown {and live close by in Lincoln Park} I rarely have a good excuse to play tourist in my own city and explore the more well-known places and spaces in Chicago. But once every few years I decide to go all

Charming Cocktails: Pimms Cup

As a self proclaimed cocktail connoisseur, I’ve rarely met a cocktail ingredient I haven’t tried over the years. But for some reason, I’d never made {or even had!} a Pimm’s cup, one of the most delicious and refreshing summer cocktails {spoiler alert: I made a BIG mistake!} Now that I know the error of my ways {and how crazy easy it