Winter is difficult for those of us who aren’t really into winter outdoor activities. I’d much rather stay in by the fire with some hot cocoa or wine instead of be out on the slopes or snowshoeing. Take that lack of desire to be outside in the winter and add in the Chicago wind? It’s… Read More Day-Date for a Chicago Winter
A while ago (ok, quite a while) I wrote a post about how we were looking for a coffee table to fit our space. Since then I’ve gone back and forth about the best option. For a while I thought we absolutely needed a low profile rectangle, then I switched to the idea of 2… Read More The Double Duty Coffee Table
HELLO! Happy 2017! I know it’s been a while, and I won’t bore you with all the busyness of my life for the past 3 months. Just know I’m here and ready to jump back in! I’ve been working on some home tweaks lately, and I’ve discovered a few great places to shop for affordable… Read More 3 Home Decor Sites That You CAN Afford
One of the greatest parts of blogging is it gives you opportunities to talk with other creatives and support small business ventures. I had such an opportunity that I’m sharing with you today! Amy is from my hometown, and although she now lives in Detroit and I’m in Chicago, I’ve been following the growth of her… Read More Meet the Owner: The Gem Co. & One Stitch Away (GIVEAWAY!)
If the name Alyssa McElheny rings a bell for you, it might be because she took head shots for me a while back and was mentioned here for doing so. Maybe you’ve been seeing her work pop up on your social media feeds? Well, even if the name isn’t familiar, you should meet her. Alyssa… Read More Meet the Owner: Lamb Bride
There’s so many amazing places to eat in Montreal, and while some are well known, some are not. Here’s a list of my favorites from a recent trip! Big In Japan Bar Not to be confused with it’s partner restaurant, Big In Japan, this speakeasy style bar is easy to miss if you don’t know what you’re… Read More 7 Hidden Food & Drink Gems in Montreal
Montreal is a beautiful city with a lot of great food and an easy way (if you’re from North America) to feel like you’re visiting Europe at a much lower cost. That being said, when I was doing research to see what I wanted to do when in Montreal, it was hard to find things to… Read More Montreal: What’s Worth the Hype?