Chicago

Fig & Olive

When it comes to restaurants with ambiance, it’s hard to beat the Mediterranean flare of Fig & Olive. Tucked above one of my favorite shops, Carolina Herrara (still dreaming about this dress), their swanky space serves up the perfect combination of…

Style

Urban Jungle

The very day before our infamous Chicago blizzard a few weeks ago, I met up with Lena, the beauty and style innovator over at Feline Creatures, for a photoshoot along the Chicago River. Lena is one of those bloggers who…

Recipes

French Coffee

If I had to drink one brunch libation for the rest of my life, it would be these delicious French Coffees. And I don’t mean French Press Coffee… Oh NO! I mean something FAR more naughty! I mean Coffee, Kahlúa and Cointreau coming…

Life

8 Things Every Happy Woman Should Have

Last week Katharine published this post and I loved it so much, I just had to do one of my own. Much of my adult life has been spent exploring my personal preferences and carving out my own identity through my…

Style

Rococo Valentine

“Being loved deeply by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” — Lao Tzu