Happy October!

Happy October!

Miscellaneous

I hope you all had a seriously fabulous weekend! It was the perfect fall weather here in Chicago; our final days of an Indian Summer. It was a great way to say goodbye to September and welcome October with open arms. This…

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Friday Indulgence

Friday Indulgence

Miscellaneous

It’s Friday! Yesterday won the award for the longest day of the week. Holy moly- it felt like it would never end. On a happier note, the day did end and low and behold Friday is here, yet again. Did…

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Fall-Inspired Meals

Fall-Inspired Meals

Food

As if you couldn’t tell; I’m in a fall mood these days. Fall in Chicago is so short that I try to squeeze every last drop out of it. Last night I made a trip to The Salvation Army in…

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Fall Entertaining Essentials

Fall Entertaining Essentials

Interiors

The fall always get’s me excited for entertaining; spending time indoors, around a cozy fire with the people I love. I have a few events I have planned this season and I am looking forward to having it all come…

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Oxblood- Fall’s IT Colour

Oxblood- Fall’s IT Colour

fashion

Oxblood is most definitely the “IT” color of the season. Even though the name might not be appealing, the colour is everything you crave this time of year: rich, deep and inviting. It’s everywhere- from the runway to the department…

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Fall Lip Shades

Fall Lip Shades

Beauty

This weekend I was determined to find a fall lip color. After seeing the bold lips at New York Fashion Week and in every magazine out there, I was even more inspired to find a timeless red (with blue undertones)…

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In Perfect Harmony

In Perfect Harmony

Miscellaneous

{ Image via Pinterest } My husband finally convinced me to take up violin lessons again. I played for 8 years, back in the day, and haven’t picked one up in just as long. I finally agreed and tonight is…

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Pumpkin Spiced Donuts

Pumpkin Spiced Donuts

Food

This weekend I couldn’t stop thinking about those apple cider donuts we had on our “country road-trip”. The crisp fall air made me want to get my apron on and bake something delicious; make the apartment smell warm and inviting. I’ve…

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Fall Bucket List

Fall Bucket List

Personal

This summer I created a bucket list of activities I wanted to do during the hot summer months. I’m thinking I’m going to continue this tradition and do one for every season. Since fall is slowly creeping upon us, I got…

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Modern Tuscan Kitchen

Modern Tuscan Kitchen

Interiors

My mom has been wanting me to re-do their kitchen for quite a while now. We haven’t been able to pinpoint an exact “look and feel” my mom and stepdad wanted their kitchen to exude. After a ton of questions,…

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Fall Pickings

Fall Pickings

Interiors

This weekend we scored two (brand-new) Persian rugs to add to our loft. Yes, these babies were Craigslist finds and they made me one proud picker! On our antique shopping in Poplar Grove, we finally, foundd a wreath that wasn’t too “feminine” for Petar…

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Labor Day Harvest

Labor Day Harvest

Personal

It was so nice to have an extra day this weekend to do, whatever. Petar and I decided to take a mini roadtrip out to Poplar Grove, IL and do some fruit picking. One more thing to cross off our summer bucket…

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Boho-Beach Living Room

Boho-Beach Living Room

Interiors

I decided to give my first shot at putting a room look together. My inspiration is from a magazine cutout from years ago that sits in my office. I love the colors and beachy boho vibe! I wanted to bring that laidback feel…

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Oh, Lonny!

Oh, Lonny!

Interiors

Lonny Magazine’s Editor in Chief redid her high-rise bedroom and I couldn’t be more in awe. Despite the play of patterns and fabrics, the room still oozes light and elegance. I decided that I MUST attempt a look for less.…

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Sisters At Heart

Sisters At Heart

Miscellaneous

We’re cousins by birth but sisters at heart. Today, I’m wishing my amazing cousin Helen, a very special and happy birthday. Even though we are only two weeks apart… I’m a bit over-protective of her and can’t be more proud…

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