Category archives: Personal

May Roundup

Well I won't lie friends, May was a FUN month - we spent half of it in London and the other half with family and our adorable nephews. It was really top-notch. I'll have a full post on our trip soon but in the meantime, here are some quick snaps from the last few weeks! 1) Gorgeous flowers on my walk to work, I couldn't help but stop and snap a picture. 2[...]

April Roundup

I'm not sure how it happened since Christmas was yesterday, but somehow it is already May. Crazy! April is a weird time in the Midwest since it always fluctuates so much in temperature, so we had a great month of warm, sunny days for beach walks and cool, foggy ones perfect for hibernating. It's also my birthday month, so that makes it one of my favorites! ;[...]

No-Bake Cranberry Chocolate Granola Bars

Happy Monday, friends! We are just now starting to come out of the cold dreary Chicago winter and I could not be more excited about the sunshine and warmth heading our way. That also means photoshoot season is coming up! I can't wait to get outside and take some fun photos but in the meantime, I've been cooking. Lately I've been snacking on granola bars at e[...]

Gorgeous Spring Day in Chicago

I'm sure it comes as no surprise to people, but winters in Chicago can get pretty rough sometimes. We spend 6 months out of the year hibernating in our warm homes and as soon as the temperature hits above 45 degrees it seems like the whole city spills out at once, eyes not sure how to adjust to that bright ball of light in the sky. This past Saturday was tha[...]

Venice - October 2013

Welcome to Venice, Italy! This is part 2 in my European trip recap from last year - if you missed the first city you can check out Paris here. I have to be honest... I have some mixed feelings about Venice. On the one hand, it is SO beautiful and is the one place we visited where it looks exactly the same as all the photos you've seen. On the other hand, [...]