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Chicago Summer Bucket List

This summer is going to be a good one; I can feel it. It’s already been SO much fun and it’s only June! Now… who wants to help me check off these bucket list items before winter returns again? (PS…

Chicago’s Best Ice Cream

Okay so yeah, I love ice cream. Shocker. Finding the best places to get ice cream in Chicago wasn’t exactly a challenge. Chicagoans love their ice cream, even in the dead of winter, so asking people about their favorite spots…

Currently

Thinking about: Air conditioning. It’s going to be a loooooong summer, folks.  Listening to: Ways To Go by Grouplove. I thought I had gotten over my addiction but I’ve relapsed in the best way possible. Watching: This TED Talk by…

DIY Jewelry Tray

 I’m an avid reader of Designlovefest, and saw this awesome tutorial a few weeks ago! I decided to make my own version of it using alphabet beads and liquid gold gilding.

Currently

Thinking about: My posture. I’m becoming increasingly concerned with how I stand, and am determined to fix it with a mixture of massages/pilates/yoga/awareness. Anyone have tips for this?! Listening to: This incredible Love Me Like You Do/A Thousand Miles mashup.…

My Alaskan Cruise

This past month, I took a 7-day Alaskan cruise with my family. It was such a fun and relaxing trip – something I desperately needed! We did the Inside Passage with Glacier Bay trip with Princess; this started in Vancouver and…

Chatbooks Review

As a photographer, I’ve always stressed the importance of printing photos – you can’t pass a Facebook page on to your grandchildren, right? I recently came across this awesome new app called Chatbooks. Chatbooks is the easiest way to preserve…