Blue and White Sundress

posted on: Monday, June 30, 2014


I hope you had a great weekend! I wore this blue and white sundress on Friday, which was perfect for an afternoon out and about. I absolutely love its tile print pattern. The dress looks (and feels!) much more expensive than $50. With Fourth of July weekend right around the corner, I'm sure I'll be sporting this blue and white again soon!


posted on: Friday, June 27, 2014

Remember that summer bucket list I shared with you last week? Well, I'm beginning to check a few fun things off, like hosting a party at home. Last night, I hosted girl friends for our book club. It was a fun night filled with wine (of course!), appetizers, treats, and discussion around The Glass Castle. Are you in a book club? If you have any book recommendations for summer reading, I'd love to hear!



posted on: Thursday, June 26, 2014

Feeling excited for 4th of July, especially with this pretty blue and white dress (also available here!)

Paging through one of my favorite coffee table books, Beauty at Home, from Aerin.

Enjoying mimosas & peonies on a weekend morning. (I love this gold tray I received as a gift!)

While I love the city, I imagine a dream home to look a little something like this.

Reminiscing a fun vacation to South Beach... (maybe it's time to plan to future getaway!)


Rose Gold

posted on: Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Today's post is an ode to my favorite color combination: blush and gold. Feminine and sophisticated, I hope you enjoy these rosy pieces as much as I do! 

Inspired Interiors

posted on: Monday, June 23, 2014

A few design inspirations I've been loving on Pinterest lately... aren't they beautiful?! Come see more kitchens, bedrooms and  exteriors. And feel free to leave a link to your Pinterest below — I'd love to connect!

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Gifts for the Bride

posted on: Saturday, June 21, 2014

gifts for bridal shower or engagement
Happy weekend to you! I'm excited to celebrate one of my friends' upcoming wedding at her bridal shower today. With weddings, showers, and engagements popping up this time of year, it's nice to have a few unique gift ideas in mind she'll love. From jewelry to planning accessories and home decor, here are my favorite gift ideas for the bride-to-be!

Summer Bucket List

posted on: Wednesday, June 18, 2014

With summer a few weeks underway, I can't help but acknowledge we're halfway through June... and feel like I can't let these summer months slip away! In effort to make the most of the season, I decided to create a little list of things I'd love to do/try/create this summer. What's on your fun list this summer? I'd love to hear!

• Enjoy a sunset sail.
• Try three new restaurants.
• Have a picnic in the park.
• Try a new workout.
• Host a party at home.
• Attend a concert in the park.
• Catch a baseball game at Wrigley.
• Plant a potted garden for our outdoor deck.
• Take a weekend getaway.
• Watch the sunrise from the beach.

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posted on: Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Ever since joining Pinterest a few years ago, the platform as become my go-to place for gathering visual inspiration. Whether it's travel, fashion, interiors or nautical style, I'd love to connect! See the latest pins and follow my boards here.


Pink Embroidered Dress

posted on: Monday, June 16, 2014

This past Saturday, my boyfriend and I enjoyed the morning at Millennium Park. It was such a gorgeous day! Having lived in Chicago for nearly five years, it's always nice to rediscover and appreciate landmarks in the city, like Millennium Park, The Art Institute or the Lincoln Park Conservatory. I wore this pink embroidered dress from J.Crew, which I found on sale. Whether it's a day out and about exploring the city, a daytime wedding or a bridal shower, I know I'll be wearing the dress again soon!

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