doing the most

I was doing some thinking about me, my life, and all the things adjacent to in. When you work in philanthropy and altruism, those things can be hard to do. I think, admittedly, since I came out of the womb, I have always been “doing the most.” My friends, to this day, still laugh, look at my, and brassily say, “girl, you’re doing the most.” … Continue reading doing the most

confessions of a ~former~ LiFeStYLe BlOGgER

From the years 2013-2017 I repeatedly and aggressively annoyed my loved ones, along with thousands of randos on the internet when I became a self-professed Chicago lifestyle blogger. Offenses ranged from zealously posting staged Instagrams, tweeting and advertising links, and making my friends stop mid-walking to take a picture of me against a brick wall because my outfit looked “cute.” Needless to say, I was … Continue reading confessions of a ~former~ LiFeStYLe BlOGgER

this bronzer feels like summertime

I’m from the suburbs of Chicago, and the closing out of summertime was always marked by one thing: Lollapalooza. And let me tell you, my peak summer moment was the version of me that was dancing to Summertime by Childish Gambino under the hot sun, holding on to a grapefruit Bon & Viv, wearing Michael Kors sunglasses and JCREW shorts, as the crowd sang and … Continue reading this bronzer feels like summertime

taco cabana for femme fatales and taco bell for the girl next door

When Riverdale first came out, I became totally engrossed in the odd teen drama. I had read the comics growing up and assumed an adaptation would be lovely. But as we all know, CW adaptations are always frothy teen dramas with odd writing and strange plot points. There’s almost always an exceptionally attractive cast, underage romances, an older woman messing with a teenage stud, and … Continue reading taco cabana for femme fatales and taco bell for the girl next door

a jewelry pen way more useful than dan humphrey

The dream sequences in Gossip Girl are almost as iconic as the wardrobe of the teen drama that truly defined all teen dramas. By far, one of the best was the dance number featured in season five of the glitzy little show. The nod to Marilyn Monroe, the foil between Blair and Serena, the makeup, the wardrobe–it’s one of the more memorable dream sequences of … Continue reading a jewelry pen way more useful than dan humphrey