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Life Lately – February 2020

We’ve had a stretch of warmer weather in Chicago — and it’s been so nice to get outside! We enjoyed our first big night out together as new parents, while William had his first stroller ride. More snapshots of life lately from February 2020.

Links I Love // vol. 1

A look inside the chic Gold Coast bedroom of a local Chicago artist, Josh Young. Helpful tips to improve your email communication, professionally and personally. This shawl collar coat I own (and love) is back in stock for less than…

A Fresh Update for our Baby’s Nursery

It’s pretty amazing how a simple coat of fresh paint can totally transform an entire room. Since moving into our new home last fall, we envisioned a bedroom nearest our master as one day becoming the nursery for our future…

Trending: Woven Bags

  JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. A top trend for this spring/summer season? Woven bags. (If you ask me: They never go out of style!) Whether they’re straw, bamboo, or natural raffia:…

Spring Fling

  JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. 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…

Resortwear

JavaScript is currently disabled in this browser. Reactivate it to view this content. 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…

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  • Summer feels here 🌿

Thank you @hmrdesigns for the beautiful flowers. If you’re local to Chicago: check out #MaisonHMR for fresh floral delivery — choose a Designer DIY Box, arrangement, or even a subscription. Now’s the time to brighten someone’s day (or your own!)🌷 #supportlocal #chicago #summertime #hyacinth
  • Becoming a mother has been the most meaningful (and fun) experience of my life yet. And it’s just getting started. To William, my firstborn: I love you now and forever! 💙 #mothersday #5months
  • Spring ahead 🌺

I’m sharing my personal wishlist for spring, along with plans for an upcoming vacation (☀️🌴🍹) plus a major sale I’m shopping now through the weekend 💻 brightandbeautifulblog.com
  • Patiently (or, not-so-patiently) awaiting spring... 🌺 Who else?
There are lots of fresh, warm-weather new arrivals for spring in the ‘Shop’ section on my blog 💻 brightandbeautifulblog.com
  • Happy Valentine’s 💗
  • A clean kitchen (and blow-dried hair) feels like a major accomplishment these days 💁🏼‍♀️ #newbornmom @liketoknow.it #LTKhome http://liketk.it/2JLae

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