Big Star

A few weeks ago the weather was just perfect and if there’s anything a true Chicagoan understands, it’s the mad dash to take advantage of any decent weather. So Hubby and a few friends of ours hopped over to one of…



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…