A Cozy Neutral Holiday Outfit and Ruffled Knits

ruffled tunic (fits me as a mini dress and I’m 5’7″ – wearing a medium) || ruffled ruana, also in black || boots, also in black, and in a lower-heeled version – on super sale! || bag || sunglasses  Shop My Outfit A Neutral Holiday Outfit I love dressing up for the holidays but for me, comfort is king. And I definitely don’t want to be cold, or feel like I’m pulling on a too-tight dress. Cozy knit dresses, wraps and sweaters are my go-to this time of…
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What To Do in Chicago in December

striped cashmere sweater on sale!, also in 13 solid solid colors also on sale! || similar jeans (1/2/3) || similar coat || booties, also love these || purse || similar beanie || sunglasses photo by Anna of A Lily Love Affair Shop My Outfit Prepping for the Holiday’s Happy Wednesday friends! Have you put up your holiday decorations yet, and/or your tree? We are supremely ahead of the game this year! Since the weather has been so mild, we put up all of our lights, our tree and our…
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Our Favorite Cozy Gifts for Her with Macy’s

Give Us All the Cozy This is basically a round up of everything I want for Christmas! As I mentioned last week, one of our favorite things to do during the holidays is to visit Macy’s to see the holiday windows and eat in the Walnut Room under the giant Christmas tree. We also love to knock out quite a bit of our holiday shopping at this retailer and for good reason. The atmosphere is festive,…
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Dressy Holiday Outfit: Lace, Velvet and Faux Fur

lace dress, 30% off!! comes in 3 colors || faux fur wrap, comes in 5 colors! || sock boots, also love these || velvet crossbody, also love this style, and this color || sunglasses Shop My Holiday Look A Dressy Holiday Outfit with Mixed Textures Last week we shared a more casual holiday look and this week we’re taking it up a notch with lace, velvet and faux fur. And while most of the occasions that I attend are on the casual side, there is nothing…
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Join Me and Macy’s Culinary Council for a Live Cooking Demo …

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Macy’s; however all thoughts and opinions are my own.   Macy’s Culinary Council Presents a Live Cooking Demo with Chef Bill Kim One of our favorite things to do during the holidays is to visit Macy’s on State Street to see the holiday windows and eat in the Walnut Room under the giant Christmas tree. This year, I’m also excited to visit Macy’s to attend…
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Creative Gift Ideas with Tazo Teas and Contigo

This post has been sponsored by Tazo® and Contigo®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. #MomLife: Getting Through the Day These days I feel like I’m always on the go. Between getting the kids up and moving in the morning, to work, meetings and appointments during the day, to shuffling from one after-school activity to the next, I’m constantly reminding myself that it’s a marathon not a sprint. And now that the holidays are…
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The Perfect Gift for Your Best Girlfriend

Thank you to Michael Hill for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us bring you great content! My Blogger Bestie When I fist met Anna at a blogging conference a couple of years ago, it took me about 30 seconds to realize how much I adored her. I had been following her blog for some time and it was so refreshing to see…
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What to Wear to a Casual Holiday Party

gold ruffle top || similar leather jackets (1/2) || jeans || grey scarf, love this one || boots c/o, also here, under $40 dupe here || H&M bag, similar here || pink scarf ||sunglasses Shop My Outfit What to Wear to a Casual Holiday Party A good casual holiday party is totally my jam. I love to get dressed up as much as the next girl, but in real life I’m much more likely to wear something like this outfit: a dressy top + skinny jeans + great boots. This outfit combination has…
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