Rainy day in the city

A few weeks ago I wanted to spend the afternoon in the Streeterville and Gold Coast neighborhoods of Chicago. I had been hoping for a sunny day but was greeted with rain clouds and bursts of cold wind instead. We didn’t want to cancel our plans so R and I strolled around the puddle filled […]

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Ski Adventure Essentials

Before I share my next adventure with you I wanted to say thank you to everyone who read and commented on my last post. I was very nervous sharing such a personal part of my life while so many political issues are making it difficult for others to share a similar experience. The number of […]

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2017 Adventures

Happy New Year Adventurers! I know it’s almost halfway through January but I finally had a moment to sit down and reflect on the past year and think about what I want to achieve this year. A year ago I posted a list of adventures I hoped to go on in 2016. Did I go […]

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Winter Adventure Essentials

Fall is long gone in Chicago and the cold winter days are here so stay. This weekend I am headed off to an even colder place – Toronto, Canada which I’m very excited about. I have only been to Vancouver for a few hours and then spent a week in Whistler so it will be […]

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Essentials for Long Flights

Long airplane flights can take a toll on your skin, especially when flying for 9+ hours. During my trip to Europe last month I brought a few essentials in my carry on: Neutrogena Deep Moisturizer Night Cream – I bought this cream for the winter months when my skin gets really dry. But it’s especially […]

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Coffee, I love you

“You know how you just wake up some mornings and you feel so refreshed and cheerful, you’re like, “I don’t even need coffee?” Yeah. Me either. And I don’t trust anyone who says they do. Uncaffeinated freaks.” Nanea Hoffman  Mhhhm, that first sip of coffee in the morning, nothing beats that moment. The caffeine pulsates […]

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Coffee, I love you

“You know how you just wake up some mornings and you feel so refreshed and cheerful, you’re like, “I don’t even need coffee?” Yeah. Me either. And I don’t trust anyone who says they do. Uncaffeinated freaks.” Nanea Hoffman  Mhhhm, that first sip of coffee in the morning, nothing beats that moment. The caffeine pulsates […]

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Packing for my Miami Adventure

(Just bought this new fossil bag for my summer travels! Get it here) My bags are almost packed for my next adventure: a weekend getaway to Miami with my mom! The bright sun, walks on the beach, and warm evenings were enough to lure me to book a flight back in February. I have been […]

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Packing for my Miami Adventure

(Just bought this new fossil bag for my summer travels! Get it here) My bags are almost packed for my next adventure: a weekend getaway to Miami with my mom! The bright sun, walks on the beach, and warm evenings were enough to lure me to book a flight back in February. I have been […]

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Derby Day

On Saturday morning ladies around the US put on the biggest and most colorful hats they owned and headed to the 142nd Derby day. Derby day is celebrated at race tracks across the country on the day of the famous Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. The day always falls on the first […]

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