Breton Stripes & Bows

“Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.” — Warren Bennis


Saturday Mornings at the Farmer’s Market

“The biggest thing you can do is understand that every time you’re going to the grocery store, you’re voting with your dollars. Support your farmers’ market. Support local food. Really learn to cook.” — Alice Waters


What’s In My Bag || Summer 2015 Edition

Each quarter I like to take a step back and share what I’m actually “toting” around with me that season. My needs and essentials change substantially throughout the year (except for my five daily essentials, of course) and I’m always switching…


Persimmon & Cobalt

“Eventually, I think Chicago will be the most beautiful great city left in the world.” — Frank Lloyd Wright