Design

Holiday Wreath DIY: Vintage Ornaments

Take the ghosts and the goblins down. Clear the cobwebs. Halloween is over and it’s time for Christmas. Some of you are already unpacking the tree, while others are saying “wait a minute, let’s make it to Thanksgiving first.” I normally fall into the latter category, but my holiday wreath is so lovely I can’t… Continue reading Holiday Wreath DIY: Vintage Ornaments

Fashion

Fall Into Fashion: This Season’s Must Have Jacket

I’m normally not one to embrace fall. I truly loathe the end of summer, even to want to shed real tears. I love warmth and sunshine! Because of that, I think I shy away from fall since I know what is to come after it (here in the Midwest – that means cold, snowy weather).… Continue reading Fall Into Fashion: This Season’s Must Have Jacket

Fashion

Fashion & Feelings: Dress To Make Your Mood

The weather may be getting chillier (at least in most parts of the world), but in my heart (and dreams) it’s always warm and always the right time to rock palm print. Fashion is really an extension of our moods/feelings. While we often dress to match those moods, we can also dress to set the… Continue reading Fashion & Feelings: Dress To Make Your Mood

Beauty

The 5 Minute Facelift: At Home Face Massage

Over the last several months, as we have had more time at home, we have all taken on new hobbies in quarantine. Maybe you started scrapbooking, knitting, gaming, cooking? There are endless options, but I am curious how many of you happened to stumble upon the same new hobby I did – face massage? Here’s… Continue reading The 5 Minute Facelift: At Home Face Massage

Fashion · Travel

Meet Me in Mackinac: Past Into Present Fashion

A lush lawn, beautiful flowers, colorful bicycles, rocking chairs lining the porch, plenty of historic charm, plus a lapping lake and horse carriages trotting along. Maybe this evokes an image from a fairytale? Maybe, if you are one of the lucky few who know of the hidden gem of Michigan, it evokes visions of Mackinac… Continue reading Meet Me in Mackinac: Past Into Present Fashion

Chicago · Travel

Come & Knock On My Door: Movie Homes of Chicago

If you’re looking for a unique way to see the city of Chicago, why not see it like you do on the screen, whether that’s the small screen or the big screen. I’m talking about movies and television and the houses that, in a sense, have made Chicago famous. At least famous on the silver… Continue reading Come & Knock On My Door: Movie Homes of Chicago