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 …

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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 …

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01.15.20

The Best Ikea Finds That Look Expensive

IKEA is such a great resource for budget-friendly furniture and decor. I’ve relied …

IKEA is such a great resource for budget-friendly furniture and decor. I’ve relied on pieces from the brand to fill my apartments, and just ordered a few new things for the house. I found myself clicking through the site looking for clothing racks, baskets, and outdoor chairs for our porch, …

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, …

Beauty

11.14.19

Clean Beauty: The Skin and Hair Products I’m Using

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

10.25.19

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 …

Fashion

08.12.19

The Pieces I’m Wearing On Repeat This Summer

I’ve found myself wearing the same pieces over and over (and over) this …

I’ve found myself wearing the same pieces over and over (and over) this summer and pause for shock: it’s mostly white, blue, and woven. When you have a look, right? I did just buy a green dress for Italy and a red one, too (love this brand) so this isn’t …

Fashion

07.25.19

Summer Essentials: Blue, White, and Everything Woven

I know fall clothes and accessories are starting to spill into stores and …

I know fall clothes and accessories are starting to spill into stores and I even saw an apple spiced scent (ugh, not ready) but it’s still SUMMER and I have two beach trips coming up! If you look at my closet, you’ll see a lot of blue and white (often …

Beauty

07.14.19

The Best Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Beauty Products

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has some of my favorite beauty brands and products …

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has some of my favorite beauty brands and products along with what are probably some other really amazing finds, but I can only speak to brands I love and have used. I’m sure there are some great products I didn’t include but again, I am only …

Style

07.12.19

What to Buy at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

In case you haven’t heard (jk we all know) the Nordstrom Anniversary sale …

In case you haven’t heard (jk we all know) the Nordstrom Anniversary sale is HERE! I debated on whether or not to do a post but received a few requests to share my picks so here I am. I don’t have ambassador status (meaning I didn’t spend that much at …

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07.05.19

What to Buy at This Weekend’s 4th of July Sales

It’s a holiday weekend and Margot’s birthday weekend! We’ll be celebrating our girl …

It’s a holiday weekend and Margot’s birthday weekend! We’ll be celebrating our girl by taking her out for a special day and we’re having a little family dinner in our yard. Going to try to squeeze in a manicure & pedicure, we’re going to a BBQ on the 4th, and …

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06.25.19

Life Lately: June 2019

I never got around to writing a life lately post in May and …

I never got around to writing a life lately post in May and have only published 2 blog posts this month, so I could talk about being behind, but the reality is that I needed to slow down, and that’s ok. I’ve said this before, but I love blogging and …

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06.24.19

Find a Friend in Your City: Summer 2019

These posts have helped hundreds of women across the country make new lifelong …

These posts have helped hundreds of women across the country make new lifelong friends so today, I’m back with another Find a Friend in Your city, just in time for summer! In August 2010, I moved from my hometown of Los Angeles to Chicago. I didn’t know anyone in the …