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…

Natural Beauty Trend: Mushrooms!

If you are a major fan of cremini, shiitake and chanterelles in your fave dinner dishes, get ready to slather them on your face as…

Last Minute Girl’s Night Out!

A group of girlfriends and I were trying to plan a girl’s night out for a month. We compared calendars, endlessly adjusting the date to…

How to Create a Sensory Experience for …

As kids grow, they eventually learn about the five senses: touch, taste, sight, smell and sound. They learn that senses help them discover the environment…