Get Shellac Manicures at the Taste of Chicago!

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Once you experience a no-chip manicure, it’s SO hard to go back. Once you’ve discovered the freedom of perfectly dry, manicured nails within a second of having finished painting them, once you’re able to get your money out of your wallet post-mani without destroying your nails….you’re HOOKED. And it lasts for two weeks which makes […]

Fashion’s Night Out, Chicago

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A possible subtitle for this post would be “down came the rain,” or “rain come and wash out FNO” (an obscure reference to Rain-O-Rama by Lord Kitchener, shoutout to anyone who got that). Truth be told, by the time 6 pm rolled around this past Thursday, I did NOT want to go out for Fashion’s […]

Chicago Spa Review: The Spa on Oak

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I’m jumping back into the spa blogging business – so check back for monthly reviews of spas and spa treatments in Chicago and in whichever city I visit next! My most recent spa visit wasn’t due to geographical proximity or a PR contact or even having heard of the spa beforehand. I saw a Groupon […]

Chicago! Come for Cocktails and Conversation!

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Y’all already know — I’ve been rocking the red pump for a while now! The Red Pump Project, a charitable organization led by my friends Luvvie of Awesomely Luvvie and Karyn of The Fabulous Giver, does everything it can to ensure that women are empowered with knowledge about HIV/AIDS and the issues surrounding it. When […]

I Want To Ride My Bicycle

I’m getting closer to my dream. You see, when I moved to Chicago I started having pretty vivid dreams of what I wanted from the city. For the most part, they are snapshots. One of them that has lingered with me, and remained foremost in my mind as we looked for an apartment. I see […]