Easter Weekend

posted on: Friday, March 30, 2018

Wishing you and yours a happy Easter weekend!


Let's Talk

posted on: Monday, March 26, 2018

Since beginning my blog nearly five (!) years ago in 2013, my hope has been to create a positive and inspiring place to visit everyday. So, in the spirit of continually improving my site — and also getting to know you better! — I created a reader survey. It's fairly short and sweet, but something I'd greatly appreciate your feedback with. All responses are recorded anonymously. Thank you, always! xx


posted on: Wednesday, March 21, 2018

{happy first official day of spring!}

{sunny state of mind}

{a sweet treat from Stan's}

{wearing this wrap dress on repeat this season}

{sunny Sundays at home}

{sharing a handful of wedding registry picks}

{lunch with my mom at The Allis}

Spring Fling

posted on: Thursday, March 15, 2018


Lots of new spring arrivals have hit the Shop... click over to browse more! I handpicked a collection of favorites here — from which you can click each item on the image above, or see details below.

Spring Step

posted on: Tuesday, March 13, 2018

j crew open front sweater blazer
j crew open front sweater blazer
madewell 9 inch skinny jeans
stuart weitzman nudist heels platinum
I'm excited to step into the spring / summer season and share with you lots of new content! I've been working on a large project behind-the-scenes, plus a Chicago city guide and more outfit posts. I admit: Shooting outfits around the city can feel totally awkward, but I've heard from you they're some of your favorite type of posts to see around here. So, ask and you shall receive! Here's a new open front sweater blazer I found recently at my local J.Crew on Southport and instantly loved. The blazer is perfect to wear to work (and beyond). It's currently on sale and comes in multiple colors, like grey, black, camel and soft blue.


Sweater Blazer (J.Crew) | Jeans (Madewell) | Nudist Heels (Stuart Weitzman)| Leopard Clutch (Clare Vivier) | Tank (Topshop, similar) | Bracelet (Gas Bijoux)

Wedding Registry with Wayfair

posted on: Friday, March 9, 2018

wayfair wedding registry

If you've been a longtime reader, perhaps you've noticed my love for Wayfair. The site offers a full range of items for the home — like furniture, lighting, d├ęcor and more. (Personally speaking: I've ordered everything from a chandelier to hardware to this clock on Wayfair.) Now as a bride-to-be, I recently learned Wayfair offers an online registry service. The site asked if I would curate a collection of wedding registry favorites and I happily said "Yes!" A few things to highlight: Wayfair offers free shipping on all items shipped to the couple, plus white glove delivery for large items. I also love the variety of brands featured on the site — offering plenty of options for both a bride and groom to agree on! Now here's a little something for you: Wayfair is offering you $25 off a registry purchase of $50 or more with the code B&B25. Enjoy!

Browse below for my Wayfair registry favorites...

Thank you to Wayfair for partnering this post!


posted on: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

This time of year: Who else craves a little warm weather escape? (I certainly do!) Even if travel plans are just a daydream, you can browse these resort-ready favorites below — or simply click each item in the graphic above.


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