Self-Care Sunday Essentials

July 12, 2020

Self-care is essential any time, but especially now. With so much uncertainty and stress in our lives, it is vital that we take the time to disconnect and recharge our batteries. Last week, the company I work for in my 9-5 announced that we won’t be returning to the office in 2020. Since then, I have been taking time to think over what that means…

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5 Of The Most Stylish Old Hollywood Movies To Watch

July 7, 2020

I have always been a huge fan of watching old movies. I often have them playing in the background while I work. One of my favorite parts about them is the outfits (of course). Style in 1950-60s films is truly classic and timeless with many of the looks in those films  considered to be iconic. You’ll find five of my favorites below each full of…

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July Book Pick: Sex and Vanity

June 30, 2020

Many of you will have heard of Kevin Kwan’s prior best-selling series ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ either from the books or the movie. ‘Sex and Vanity‘ is his latest novel released in hardback June 30th, 2020. Like his prior hit, this novel is set in the luxe world of New York’s Fifth Avenue, the Hamptons, and Capri and follows a woman’s struggle to navigate her love-life.…

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DIY Dog Food – How To Cook For Your Furry Friend

June 27, 2020

If you just read the title of this blog post, then you realize I am taking my love of my dogs to the next level: home cooked meals. Bellatrix has some digestive upset and passes gas…often. They are already on a grain-free, holistic diet but I’m still feeding them hard little brown chunks of ‘food’. So I figured why not try out feeding them something…

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What I’m Binging This Weekend

June 26, 2020

As many of us see extended stay-at-home orders, it can be tough continue to find things to do or watch. While I’m spending as much time enjoying the sun on nicer days by walking with the pugs and doing yoga, I still want to disconnect my brain from it all and veg out in front of the TV sometimes (especially on a rainy day). When…

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Home Progress!

June 23, 2020

We finally have some news: We broke ground this week! If you can’t tell in the picture above, there is a giant hole in the ground in the middle of all that dirt clumped up. It is SO exciting to finally be seeing progress versus talking and waiting. Our permitting took longer to go through the city due to everything going on in the world…

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5 Summer Dresses To Buy Now

June 16, 2020

When the temperature creeps into the 90’s and higher here in the midwest, my wardrobe changes a lot. My goal? To find the looks that give me the most breathable and easy pieces. Lately the answer to my search has been dresses; they’re cool, comfy, and easy in a time when I am not looking to exert too much energy on my outfit while still…

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How I Set My Day Up For Success

June 12, 2020

I love waking up to a new day! There are hours ahead to knock out the things on your to-do list, enjoy time with loved ones, and anything in between. For me, the first few hours of the day are when I get the most done and set myself up to be able to relax and enjoy the day. Working a full-time job means that…

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2020 Goal Check-In

May 30, 2020

Remember those goals you set a few months ago for the New Year? How are you doing with them?? Maybe you set them more recently or maybe you are thinking ‘eh, I hate setting New Year’s resolutions!’. No matter where you are at within your goal-setting process, it is important to check in with yourself and figure out what your progress looks like. If you…

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My 5 Favorite Beauty Finds Right Now

May 28, 2020

With all this time at home, it is important to remember that whether you are putting on makeup to help you kickstart your day or rocking your messy bun and fresh face, you are gorgeous! My skin has felt so open and clean lately since I’m not putting on makeup every day for work right now and I have my favorite clean beauty products to…

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