Finland 2017

If you had asked me this time last year what I wanted most out of 2017, I would have answered ‘TRAVEL’ in a heartbeat. Travel… the only thing you can spend money on that makes you richer. It’s by far…


Chicago || Holiday Afternoon Tea at The Allis

One of my favorite Christmas traditions is a spot of holiday afternoon tea. Well, honestly I NEVER mind a spot of afternoon tea. But especially at the holidays. How can you not love a glittering holiday tea filled with gingerbreads…


Chicago’s 2017 Christkindl Market

It never truly feels like Christmastime in Chicago for me until I’ve been to the Christkindl Market. Chicago’s very own traditional German Christmas Market. My family and I have been going for years (2015 and 2014 are on the blog!),…


Strike Out On New Paths

“If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.” — John D. Rockefeller


Fall Fashion || Off-The-Grid

“Life is all about evolution. What looks like a mistake to others has been a milestone in my life. Even if people have betrayed me, even if my heart was broken, even if people misunderstood or judged me, I have…