The Winchester Chicago

By now my love affair with breakfast food and brunch ought to be pretty evident here on Sed Bona. So when I heard there was a little spot near the Ukrainian Village that had LEGENDARY waffles, you no doubt understand that…



Shinrin-yoku, developed in Japan in the 1980’s, translates as ‘forest bathing’ or ‘luxuriating in the woods’ and is now a recognized relaxation technique, similar to natural aromatherapy.


Project Runway All-Stars Launch Party

On October 30th, Season Four of Project Runway All-Stars aired on Lifetime and I was honored to attend the Chicago Launch Party at the Mayne Theater, hosted by designers Kate Pankoke and Justin LeBlanc. 


Tales from the Bard

Every few weeks, my mother, sister and I meet up in either Indianapolis or Chicago for a girl’s day. It’s become something of a tradition ever since my sister moved away from Chicago and so we are always looking for…


A Grimm Halloween

“Next to a great forest there lived a poor woodcutter with his wife and his two children. The boy’s name was Hansel and the girl’s name was Gretel. He had but little to eat, and once, when a great famine…