What to Wear to Thanksgiving

Easter is all about pastels, Christmas calls for all things plaid, and New Year’s Eve simply isn’t special without sparkles. But Thanksgiving? It’s easy to get stumped on what to wear to Thanksgiving. If you are cooking you don’t want to mess up one of your favorite outfits, and if you are attending a Thanksgiving […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Essentials

Let’s be honest—Thanksgiving dinner is THE meal of the year. There’s no doubt about it. And when you are hosting? The pressure is ON. So in order to have the most successful dinner possible (sorry but I can’t do much about creepy uncles or overserved grandparents), I’ve compiled a list of Thanksgiving Kitchen Essentials. From […]

What to Wear in Holiday Family Photos

You’ve scoured the Internet to find the perfect photographer (if you haven’t already found him or her, get ready to drool over Kristen Lisa Photography), and have scoped out the perfect photo backdrop, but now it’s time for the biggest challenge—what to wear in holiday family photos. I mean, you want to look festive for […]

My Favorite Halloween Decorations

I’m just going to say it: I’m the most BASIC witch once October rolls around. I’m all about ghost shaped marshmallows, taping up black bats just about EVERYWHERE and will search high and low for the perfect white pumpkin. So to say that I take my Halloween decorating seriously would basically be the UNDERSTATMENT of […]

3 Ways to Style a Fall Floral Look

Move over, flannel, there’s a new Fall print in style. What is the trend I am talking about? FLORALS. Fall florals, specifically. Whether you dress it down with denim or boots or dress it up with killer accessories and a pointed heel, florals are IN this season and there are so many great options to […]

Hofbräuhaus Chicago’s Oktoberfest Celebration

For most of us a trip to Germany for Oktoberfest isn’t feasible, but luckily for us there is a much closer (and just as fun) option–Hofbräuhaus Chicago! Nestled in Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park, this German gem is the perfect place for Chicagoland families to celebrate Oktoberfest. I mean, once my kids heard that you are […]

My Favorite Personalized Stationery

I show up late to most events, I forget people’s names as soon as they tell me them and make social etiquette blunders ALL THE TIME. But when it comes to sending thoughtful and heartfelt notes and cards to family and friends I AM THE QUEEN. Seriously. Why? Because I am a firm believer that […]