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Holiday Gift Guide: Under $50

1.  City coasters by Rifle Paper Co. for your hostess/traveller friend. 2. Chic leopard print coat to stand out among a sea of black coats. 3. Giorgio Armani lip stain in 'Hollywood' - red lips that will actually stay. 4. Pretty gold necklace you can were alone or layered. 5. Archipelago lotion that smells ...

Our Wedding 10.20.12

Happy second anniversary Dan!  I cannot believe it has already been 2 years since our wedding day. Planning our wedding was such a fun time; I loved being engaged and all that entailed (so many fun moments and things to look forward too!), but being married to Dan is even better ;)  I haven't posted about it here yet ...

Fall Fashion Wishlist

With this week *officially* marking the beginning of fall, I thought I'd put together a little list of items I've been eyeing. These would be great together or separately to transform your summer pieces. I love a feminine dress with a moto jacket; add the hat and booties too - perfect for the crisper air. I think fall is the ...

Renegade Craft Fair (aka shopping heaven)

Have you been to the Renegade Craft Fair? It's like the best of Etsy in person, on a cool street, with beer. In other words: amazing. It was in Chicago last weekend on Division St., but if you missed it, it's coming back in December! I am already planning on going and getting most of my Christmas shopping done there! ...

Who Wore it Best?

Last weekend Dan and I went to my friend Mike's wedding - it had so many personal touches that perfectly showcased Mike and Carrie's personalities, not to mention a great DJ with lots of dancing and a polaroid photo album! It was especially fun for me because I have so many fond memories of Mike from middle school and high ...

Current Wish List: Natural Colors and Textures

I came across an old Keeping Up with the Kardashians recently and it was interesting to see how the fashions have changed so much in the past 7 years (for the better!). The Juicy sweats, long curly hair, bejeweled tops, etc. - gone! Lately, I'm really drawn to clothes and decor in pretty, neutral colors, natural textures and ...

All that glitters

I am loving the feminine, dainty yet edgy rings that are currently in style, and i need to update my collection, stat!  i love how jewelry can be such an indicator of individual style - it's so fun to find something unique that not many other people will have (i like to call those my leading lady pieces...you know how ...