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?
I think everyone has something they like to collect, especially from their travels. I have a few different physical things I collect when I go somewhere new; like Starbucks city mugs and handmade jewelry. My husband collects microbrewery glasses and we both collect art prints, preferably made by a resident of the city we’ve been exploring.… Read More Cafe Collecting in Montreal
Whew! The summer is already flying by. I’ve been working, planning for another school year, planning an upcoming trip, and trying to enjoy summer too! Big and fun blog posts are coming soon, but here’s some of what I’ve been up to lately. Follow along with my Instagram @artfulattempt I brunched with fellow Chicago blogger… Read More Summer Instagram Highlights
Here’s the thing – when you travel, you have opportunities to see and experience some of the most famous landmarks, artwork, historical sites, panoramic views, and restaurants in the world. You also have an opportunity to learn about another city, another culture, or another person. Sometimes people don’t think to include this in their travel plans.… Read More Travel: Planning to Get Lost
A while ago, my talented friend Gabe wrote an article for The Post Calvin. Gabe’s writing is always great to read, but this one stood out to me in particular. I highly suggest you read the whole thing (it’s not long), but if you’re short on time, I’ll share my favorite parts: “You see, in my new, post-collegiate… Read More On Turning 25: The Importance of Playfulness