Music Festival Fashion for Real Women

Although I adore crochet, a full on dress layered over a teeny bikini isn’t exactly my idea of an ideal outfit for a music festival.…

How to Upgrade Your Picnic

Spring has sprung, and in Chicago we love to soak up every minute of the warm weather with a little al fresco dining. Picnics are…

Block Party Must-Haves

 June is the month that kicks off a summer-long tradition of outdoor parties in Chicago, especially the block party. Children enjoy the novelty or roaming…

Across the Table: A Unique Organization That …

When you have conversations with those in your social circles, do most people agree on tough topics, or are they not even addressed? How diverse…

5 Things to Do NOW to Prepare for …

I wish I was that mom who laid everything out the night before, woke up with boundless energy to tackle the daily logistics involved in…

How to Choose a Unique Mother’s …

I have thought long and hard about what gifts are appropriate for mom. The basic guidelines (in my opinion) for memorable, meaningful and unique Mother’s…

Easy Easter Appetizers and Desserts

Although I am not religious (and honestly have no clue what Easter represents), I definitely enjoy creating themed food for my guests. I tend to…