Summer Bucket List with Faustino Wines

dress, under $30!! || jacket || wedges, last seen here || bag || similar sunglasses here and  Shop My Outfit: What I’m Looking Forward to this Summer Every summer I like to put together a bucket list of sorts. It’s really just a wish list of things I want to do with my family and kiddos over the summer months. But this summer I’m making a bucket list for just myself. A handful of things I’m hoping to enjoy during the crazy busy months, where…
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Authenticity in Blogging and Being a Trustworthy Blogger

top, similar here (love!) and here || jean jacket, also ordered this one || jeans, obsessed with these || wedges, similar here || tote || scarf || similar sunglasses Shop My Outfit: Authenticity in Blogging Authenticity in blogging is a bit of an oxymoron. Blogging and social media revolve around beautiful photos that capture your attention. Photos that make the reader/viewer think that they need whatever that influencer is wearing, styling, “talking” about. But things have come full circle lately. Readers and followers, myself included, are tired of the endless stream of…
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How to Style Espadrille Wedges

image Late to the Party: Espadrille Wedges Ok, I’m am ridiculously late to the party on espadrille wedges. I don’t even know how this happened. Last spring, I was sort of turning my nose up at this trend but I have done a complete 180. This spring wedges are pretty much all I’m wearing – I mean, when I’m not wearing sneakers or Birkenstocks, because #momlife. Since I’m newer to this comfy take on heels that’s so much…
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My Favorite Summer Fashion Trends With Shopko

Photography courtesy of Hannah Schweiss Shop My Look: Favorite Summer Fashion Trends If you’re a regular reader you might remember when I partnered with Shopko last fall, and I’m so excited to be partnering with them again to share a few of my favorite summer fashion trends!  The Off the Shoulder Blouse To say off the shoulder is a trend at this point might be a bit of a stretch. This tried and true silhouette pops up…
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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas With Woodfield Mall

Shopping With and For Mom! With Mother’s Day right around the corner, I’m so excited to be partnering with Woodfield Mall to share some of great Mother’s Day gift ideas that she’s sure to love! My mom and I have always loved a good shopping excursion, so last week we spent the day meandering Woodfield and checking out some of our favorite shops, curating a gift guide for all of the moms in your life.…
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My Top 5 Chicago Summer Activities

This post has been sponsored by Newell Brands. As always all thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us bring you great content! dress, similar here, here, here and here || tote || sneakers || sunglasses Shop My Outfit Summer, Summer, Summer! Here in Chicagoland, we live for summer. It truly is an almost magical time of year that makes the other 9 months worth it. And particularly this winter, which has been interminable, you can almost feel the buzz…
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Styling a Bandana Scarf and We Got a Puppy!

overalls || tee || bag, under $40 || bandana || sunglasses, just $14! || sneakers Shop My Outfit Meet Dexter! One of the kids Christmas/birthday gifts was the promise of a puppy and with the weather warming up we knew it was time to deliver. I had been researching different breed options since my son is allergic to so many dogs and stumbled across this little guy. Dexter is a miniature Aussie Doodle, which is part poodle part Australian Shepard. He check all of the…
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Advocating for Your Own Health: An Invisible Pain

Chronic Pain I typically don’t talk about health and wellness over here, but wanted to share an experience that I had and the lesson that it taught me. Back in September, I came home from the gym with low back pain. I chalked it up to overdoing it a bit. The kids had gone back to school and I had been making an effort to get to the gym more frequently. But the pain persisted…
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