About Town

Shop Visit: Humboldt House

A few weeks ago I finally checked out Humboldt House, an awesome vintage store here in Chicago's Humboldt Park neighborhood. They sell mid-century modern furniture, vintage kilim rugs and new goods made by local artisans including jewelry, getting cards, apothecary items, planters and more. I want to live there! But don't ...

Wordless Wednesday (or, Around Here Lately)

The Art of Terrarium Making

Chicagoans: have you been to Sprout Home? It is a haven for cool plants and other household goods - filled to the brim with succulents, cacti, air plants, ferns, flowers, candles...yum. Not only do they do arrangements for weddings and events, or landscaping for your home, but they offer classes too. I met Dan there ...