Beauty

04.16.21

My Favorite Clean Beauty Essentials on Sale at Sephora

Some of my favorite clean beauty products are on sale right now. Save …

Some of my favorite clean beauty products are on sale right now. Save up to 20% off at Sephora through April 19 with the code OMGSPRING. I made the change to clean beauty almost two years ago and there was no turning back. I have always preferred cleaner, safer ingredients …

Fashion

04.11.21

What to Buy for Spring and Summer at the Big Shopbop Sale

The weather is finally warming up, flowers are blooming, and it’s time to …

The weather is finally warming up, flowers are blooming, and it’s time to get our closets ready for spring. After a winter of sweatsuits and a weird year of isolation, I’m ready to get dressed and spend time outside. We’ll still be very careful this summer but plan on some …

Fashion

03.19.21

Classic Spring Style

It’s that time of year again. I’m getting my closet ready for spring.

It’s that time of year again. I’m getting my closet ready for spring. After spending most of winter in sweats and pajamas, it’s time to put real clothes on again. Nothing fancy – just those classic, spring essentials that I find myself wanting to wear year after year. I was …

Style

03.15.21

My Struggle With Anxiety

I’ve touched on having some issues with anxiety but haven’t really talked about …

I’ve touched on having some issues with anxiety but haven’t really talked about it. Sharing the real stuff is never easy but it’s always cathartic, and it’s these posts that really connect us. The details of my home, what I’m wearing, and the toys my girls are playing with are …

Fashion

02.19.21

Spring Basics From Madewell

After a fall and winter of sweatpants, I have this desire to put …

After a fall and winter of sweatpants, I have this desire to put real clothes on. Nothing too crazy, but some basics that leave me feeling a bit more…together. My sweatsuit collection is something, but now that my jeans fit again, the idea of putting some real pants on sounds …

Beauty

02.01.21

My Favorite Clean Hair and Body Products

Many of us pay attention to the ingredients in our skincare routine, but …

Many of us pay attention to the ingredients in our skincare routine, but what about our hair and body wash? I made the switch to clean beauty after becoming a mom, and my skin looks and feels better than ever. It wasn’t long before I ditched my body wash and …

Style

01.30.21

Things I Bought and Liked This Month

Chicago is covered in snow and it’s still falling. We’re all cozied up …

Chicago is covered in snow and it’s still falling. We’re all cozied up inside this weekend, as we have been for months, and there’s something about the snow that feels especially magical. Margot and I did a lap around the block with her sled and built a snowman! It felt …

Style

01.15.21

Auction for Childhood Cancer: Linda’s Barn

This auction is for $700 credit to Linda’s Barn Linda’s barn has the …

This auction is for $700 credit to Linda’s Barn Linda’s barn has the very best selection of vintage rugs at prices that cannot be beat. I loved working with her – she found us the rug of our dreams for our bedroom!  On May 16, my 22 month old was …

Beauty

01.14.21

Clean Beauty: The Best Skin and Hair Products

Everyone’s talking about clean beauty these days, but what is clean beauty? Words …

Everyone’s talking about clean beauty these days, but what is clean beauty? Words like “clean” and “organic” come into play, but not all products that label themselves that way are actually clean. The EU bans more than 1,300 ingredients from cosmetics while the US bans about 30. There is so …

Fashion

10.12.20

Isolation Essentials: Cozy Loungewear Pajamas on Sale

We’ve been home for over seven months now and I’m 3.5 months postpartum, …

We’ve been home for over seven months now and I’m 3.5 months postpartum, so I’ve given up on real pants. I’m all for cozy lounge sets and pajamas that make me feel a little put together. Between the big sale at Shopbop and J. Crew, I’ve picked up a few …

Style

04.29.20

Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Gifts To Give While Isolating

This year, all I want for Mother’s Day is coffee and breakfast in …

This year, all I want for Mother’s Day is coffee and breakfast in bed, and to remain in my bed (alone) until noon followed by endless Margot snuggles. The thought of relaxing and doing nothing sounds…like the best gift ever. But –– there are a few things I’m really loving …

Fashion

03.02.20

Spring Capsule Wardrobe on Sale

It’s time to edit our closets for spring, although I’m 22 weeks pregnant, …

It’s time to edit our closets for spring, although I’m 22 weeks pregnant, so there’s not much editing I can do over here. I’m really going to miss my spring style this year. If you look back at my old fashion posts, so much of what I’m going to share …

Style

02.22.20

Spring Style: What’s on My List

The sun is shining and temps are getting into the 40s. As sad …

The sun is shining and temps are getting into the 40s. As sad as that might sound to some, it’s a sign that spring is coming. I know we’re months away from sandal season in Chicago, but it’s coming, and I am so ready. This list is more of a …

Fashion

01.23.20

The Best Women’s Pajamas and Loungewear

I’ve been spending a lot of time inside. After work, all I want …

I’ve been spending a lot of time inside. After work, all I want to do is spend time with Margot (in sweatpants or pajamas) and then relax with Conor by the fire. It’s too cold to do anything and I’ve lost all motivation to get dressed (don’t mean to sound …

Fashion

01.18.20

10 Fashion Essentials I’ve Added to my Closet in 2020

Now that I’m 16 weeks along and starting to outgrow my clothes, I’ve …

Now that I’m 16 weeks along and starting to outgrow my clothes, I’ve needed to add a few things to my closet to get through life and winter, too. We’re also traveling somewhere warm next month, so I wanted to pick up a few things that will work on the …

Beauty

01.06.20

Clean Beauty: The Best Makeup

A few months ago, I officially switched over to exclusively using clean beauty …

A few months ago, I officially switched over to exclusively using clean beauty products. I shared my favorite hair and skincare products last month, and today, want to share my favorite clean makeup. The opposite of a beauty expert, I am big on skincare but rarelywear eyeshadow and most days, …

Fashion

10.25.19

Splurge (or Save) On These Fall Fashion Essentials

It’s no secret that fall is my favorite season. The weather is as …

It’s no secret that fall is my favorite season. The weather is as close to perfect as it can get and I love few things more than slipping into a pair of loafers, sweater weather, accessorizing with an oversized scarf, and then there’s the suede bags. I’m not one to …

Fashion

10.24.19

The Best Cozy Pieces to Add to Your Closet This Fall

Now that temps are cooling down, I have reverted back to my fall/winter/life …

Now that temps are cooling down, I have reverted back to my fall/winter/life uniform of leggings (this brand makes fleece-lined ones!) joggers (these are my favorite) and a fleece or sweatshirt (I have a few from this brand – they’re so soft!). If I’m working from home just spending time …

Beauty

10.13.19

Everything You Need to Know about Tape-In Hair Extensions

I’ve been using Hotheads tape-in hair extensions for 2 and-a-half years. Today, I’m …

I’ve been using Hotheads tape-in hair extensions for 2 and-a-half years. Today, I’m going to talk about everything from the process of putting them in and maintenance to the cost. I’ll share a before and after and answer your questions, too. Hotheads hair extensions use a medical grade adhesive that …

Fashion

10.10.19

Everything’s 40% off at J.Crew! Here’s What You Should Invest in.

J.Crew’s fall collection always speaks to me. The classic pieces, (mostly) neutral hues, …

J.Crew’s fall collection always speaks to me. The classic pieces, (mostly) neutral hues, and cozy basics are perfect for cozy fall days and cooler temps. This year, I’m all about being comfortable and cozy. Not that I haven’t always gone for comfort, but I’m just really feeling it right now.

Fashion

09.25.19

What to Buy for Fall at the Big Shopbop Sale

It’s that time again! Shopbop is having another big sale! Now is the …

It’s that time again! Shopbop is having another big sale! Now is the best time to get some new pieces for fall and winter! Save 20% off orders under $500 & 25% off orders over $500 with the code STOCKUP19.  I’m sharing my favorite brands to shop, what I bought …