Category: chicago

5 Chicago Spots I’m Loving

I’m often asked Chicago recommendations — whether it’s favorite restaurants, shops, and things to do. Here are 5 Chicago spots I’m personally loving lately… Tied House 3157 N. Southport Avenue tiedhousechicago.com New to my neighborhood this year, Tied House is…

My Chicago Bridal Shower

On Saturday, I celebrated my bridal shower in Chicago with dear friends, family, and my six bridesmaids! I’m still feeling the love days later, and am happy to share a few photos and favorite memories from the celebration. My bridal…

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Shopping for Summer Styles

I admit: most of my shopping happens online these days. Truthfully, I hadn’t visited a mall in over a year (!) — so when Woodfield Mall invited me to visit, I jumped on the opportunity. It didn’t take me long…

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A Guide to Summer in Chicago

Summer in the city: there’s nothing quite like it. Chicagoans live for these summer months, so we tend to make the most of it! I’m often asked for local recommendations, so I created a guide of ‘must do’ activities and…

13 Winter Date Spots in Chicago

In the middle of winter, it’s easy to get stuck in a rut. When it’s near zero degrees and ultra snowy, I personally don’t have much desire to leave home and explore the city, or venture beyond my nearby 3…

City Chic

Hi friends, hope you had a great weekend! Chicago is buzzing with excitement, as the Cubs won a major game Saturday to qualify for the World Series. No matter your allegiance, it’s fun to see the city band together and…

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  • All checked in and ready for our wedding weekend!
  • Feeling like fall 🍂

There’s a new post up on the site sharing why I personally love this season 🖤
  • It’s been a whirlwind month! We say ‘I do’ in 2 weeks, sold our Lakeview home and just BOUGHT A NEW HOUSE 🖤 The McParlans are moving to Bucktown
  • #ad My signature fall piece? An oversized scarf, preferably in leopard print 🖤 I found this one in store @woodfieldmall by @zara #love #fallfashion #leopard #foundatsimon #touchtrybuy #fallstyleatsimon
  • It’s October — which means it’s our wedding month! Life has been a complete WHIRLWIND lately (more on that later) ... Kevin & I can’t wait ‘til our big day arrives! I have a feeling our friends and family will be hanging riiight here 🍸🎺
  • Beautiful day in the neighborhood! 🍃

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