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…

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…

Last Minute Love Gifts

Ah yes, love is definitely in the air during the month of February, but you haven’t thought of what to get the object of your…

Date Night in Chicago: Noises Off

Have you ever wondered what happens behind stage during a theatrical production? Is it a mad rush to change costumes, remember lines and find props?…