Morning dolls! Checking out for the weekend + gettin' my 4th of July prep on. Here's to a sunny Independence Day filled with lots of BBQ, sparklers and good tunes. See you on Monday. Be safe!
Sunday dinner is an event for us every weekend. As it should be. We run around like crazies all week long and it's our first real opportunity to relax and chat. Outside of this one hour it's birthday parties and errand running and special events...like every family in America. While we do spend a lot of time together as a family, it's not until a delicious dinner is in front of us that we actually pause and have conversation. Kind of crazy that it takes six days to get to that but I suppose that will be our new norm.
Cucina Paradiso is home to some of the best, authentic Italian cuisine here in Chicagoland.
Happy first day of Summer, friends! How sweet it is. I'm ready to embrace all the sunshine and make this a killer summer with my little family. Are you? Let's kick if off with some sizzling Summer fashion! I am all about sandals and breezy dresses as of late. Pants are for the birds so free those gams and scoop up this gorgeous pinstripe dress. Hurry while supplies last!
My style has evolved over the years and I've quickly adopted the" less is more" theory. For example, if you're going to show more skin on top, cover up on the bottom and vice versa. This does not remove "sexy" from the equation, however. I believe you should flaunt what you've got and for me...it's always the legs. I'd like to think that after decades of ballet class and most recently, a pretty dedicated workout routine that "I've still got it"...as they say.
Camisoles can decidedly dress up just about every pair of denim you own. I get bored with graphic tees at times and opt for something more feminine. Don't get me wrong...I think every girl should have an arsenal of different tops for their moods, especially if your go-to uniform is denim!
Summer arrived and I wasn't even prepared. In the best way possible! Packing up warm weather tops and cut-offs for Mexico seemed only temporary but Chicago had something special in store when I returned!
One tequila. Two tequila. Three tequila. Floor!
Hi folks! I just returned from a stint in Guadalajara, Mexico with some amazing Chicago influencers. I cannot wait to share the 4-day recap with you...but that's going to take some time to curate. On the other hand...now you understand my radio silence last week. Sorry...#notsorry. It was AMAZING!
Keeping it short + sweet today my friends as there are many sales to be had and many Bloody Mary's to be consumed! I'm sharing the top Labor Day Sales to get after and you can do it all from the comfort of your patio, couch or bed...whichever you prefer. Happy Shopping! xo
When I opened up the box containing this dress, only one thought entered my mind. "I'm going to save this dress for future proms and homecomings." It's true. I immediately envisioned my girls on their way to a school dance.
But first, I have to get a few wears in because it is too exquisite for words. Holy pink sparkles!
Let's talk about wrap dresses shall we?
First of all, did you have a good weekend? Good! Me, too!
Back to the infamous wrap dress. I've never been a fan. Why? Well, I feel like they draw a bit of attention to my mid-section of which I am not a fan of...at all. For 38 years I've been on + off working on my abs and let's just say that God has not blessed me with a six pack. But that's okay, we move on and accentuate other parts of our bodies like great legs or strong arms. Am I right?
Find me a girl who didn't want to be a mermaid at one point in her life. Impossible! It all started with "Splash" for me and for my girls.."The Little Mermaid." Luxurious hair, clam bikinis and that magical tail allowing you to gracefully glide through the water...sounds much better than my day job, right?