Who else is in complete shock August is just one short week away? Us here, too! With Summer coming to a close soon, and Fall just around the corner, we have been working to bring you looks that are chic, comfortable and affordable enough for what remains of Summer, but that will also transition nicely … Continue Reading

Last week we shared about about an incredible new (well, new to us) online consignment service, thredUp. In Friday’s Fall Must Haves with thredUp post, we mentioned a number of amazing designer details we scored including an authentic Missoni scarf and Burberry button down top. A third look we scored was this adorable Nieves Lavi … Continue Reading

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Apparel Junky || Hallways Are My Runways || The Kissing Booth Blog A few weeks back I had the pleasure of spending a fabulous afternoon shooting with some of my favorite blogger babes for Barritt’s Ginger Beer. How cute are these lovely ladies? The shoot took place on the river walk near City Winery. Side … Continue Reading

Do you all like a good deal? If so, have you discovered thredUP yet? thredUP is the easiest way for you to save money on great brand name women’s and children’s clothing brands through buying or selling your gently used clothing for cash. thredUP is similar to a consignment shop, but simpler. With thredUP you … Continue Reading

Another day, another Summer romper. It’s true. It may be safe to say I have an obsession with both rompers and the off the shoulder trend. I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again – I just can’t get enough. But, when I eyed this romper during a late night online shopping trip, it was … Continue Reading

This airy cotton eyelet flare shirtdress has become a new closet staple. It’s likely you all know fit and flare styles, either dresses or skirts, are at the top of my favorites list. I have larger hips and thighs and am petite at only 5,1″. I also need items in my closet to be versatile … Continue Reading

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A few weeks back I had the distinct honor of spending the afternoon with Caldrea to experience Chicago like I had yet to see. Caldrea,an aromatherapeutic homekeeping company, brought eight contest winners from around the country, and with the most discerning taste on a deluxe trip to Chicago through the “Test of Exquisite Taste” Contest. … Continue Reading

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Friday is here, y’all!  It’s time for the long weekend and a new Summer holiday! You know what that means? That’s right, y’all, fabulous July 4th sales + $600 Nordstrom giveaway.  I’ll try to keep things brief in today’s post so you can get your long weekend started.  I hope you all have great plans! … Continue Reading

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“Home is where the heart is.” Do you ever miss home? Although my heart burns bright for the city of Chicago, and I often can’t imagine living anywhere else, I long for my family and hometown. I was born and raised in Indianapolis and subsequently didn’t go far from home for college. At that time, … Continue Reading

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Fewer things say Summer to me than a casual afternoon on the lake. This past Sunday marked the last day of racing for the Chicago Helly Hansen National Offshore One Design (NOOD) Regatta, the largest national sailboat racing circuit in the United States. More than 150 sailboats and hundreds of local and national sailors came … Continue Reading

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