Monday Morning Inspiration

Monday Morning Inspiration

Miscellaneous

What a weekend! I’m recharging this morning with some serious green tea. After our fête Saturday night, Petar and I spent the ENTIRE day on Sunday doing absolutely nothing. Well, we did watch Interview With The Vampire, drank red wine and lit our candelabra- so the…

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Friday Fright: Bonus Track

Friday Fright: Bonus Track

Miscellaneous

Always have music playing before your guests arrive so the mood and tone for the event is already set. I’ve compiled 20 songs that will be playing at my Halloween Fête- a bit dark, smooth and perfect for cocktails and…

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DIY: Decadent Pumpkin Decor

DIY: Decadent Pumpkin Decor

Miscellaneous

The enjoyment of Holiday decorating is that there are so many different directions you can go with it. Whenever I look at inspiration I find myself drawn to monochromatic, symmetric and understated decor. I’m sure that might change (or not) when kids come into…

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Friday Fright: Inspiration

Friday Fright: Inspiration

Miscellaneous

Since it’s already October, I thought it would be fun to dedicate Friday’s to something a bit more… spooky. So for the next couple of weeks, expect to get your weekly dose of “Friday Fright” on here. I’m planning my first…

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Zara Home US Launch

Zara Home US Launch

Interiors

Oh My! This is so post-worthy, I can’t even handle it. Every time I head to Europe, I make sure to stop at Zara Home. I have no idea why it’s taken them this long (since 2003) to make it…

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Movie Review: Hysteria

Movie Review: Hysteria

Weekend

                Another night at Redbox and the selection is looking grim. Petar’s looking for masculine action movies and I’m hoping to come across unrealistically happy chick-flicks. In other words, the usual Friday night. I finally picked Hysteria, so we wouldn’t…

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Closet Revamp

Closet Revamp

Miscellaneous

This weekend Petar convinced me to tackle our closet and my wardrobe. Even though I was hesitant, I knew it had to be done. I seriously minimized my clothing and have become best pals with the consignment store. We moved around furniture; my first vintage…

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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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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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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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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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Winner Reveal!

Winner Reveal!

Miscellaneous

Congratulations to Kristen Morris for winning this “Lucky Me” giclee print from artist Yangyang Pan! Thank you to all who entered and participated in my first giveaway. I will be hosting another giveaway in the (near) future with some fabulous…

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