NYC || 15 Of My Favorite Restaurants

It’s HERE!! Every fashion-lover’s favorite time of the year… New York Fashion Week! When the glitterati descend upon NYC in a flurried downpour of designer fabulousness, Gucci mules and all. My first time attending last year was a dream come true!…


Transitioning To Fall With Anne Fontaine

Generally speaking, I’m not really the “athleisure” type. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE a comfortable outfit. But I always want to look polished and technical fabrics — with all their practicality — generally don’t make the cut. But when…


Early Autumn Apple Salad with Toasted Pecans

Despite the fact that we still officially have a month left of summer, around this time of year all I can think about is fall. Can’t you? The kids are all going back to school. The farmer’s markets are brimming…


This is 31

“The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” — Oprah Winfrey


A Midwest Summer

“We all make mistakes. But I’m lucky. Being from Illinois and from the Midwest, we believe in pretty basic fairness. Once you’ve made a mistake, get up, dust yourself off, and go to work.” — Dick Durbin