NEW YEAR GOALS + GOODIES TO HELP Happy New Year my loves!  I hope all of your celebrations were amazing and that your new year resolutions have begun.  Most people are recapping their 2016 memeories, but I’ve decided to look ahead at what is to come.  A hot bod, healthy soul, making new friends in new places, taking the time to appreciate…

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CHRISTMAS

SNOW DAY PUFFER

SNOW DAY PUFFER + IVY PARK The Christmas spirit has finally taken a hold of me and I am so glad we got one good dump of pretty snow before the temperatures hit subzero.  With only a few days before the biggest holiday of the year, I decided to take the time and finally go pick out a tree with…

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SHOPPING

INTERMIX YEAR END SALES

INTERMIX + ADDITIONAL 40% OFF NEWEST MARKDOWNS Intermix is without a doubt a gift from the retail heavens and one of my absolutely favorite stores and online stores to shop.  First of all, they carry all of the brands that I live in; they might as well have named it “Shai shop here”.  LOL.  Second, around this time of year,…

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LOOKBOOK

FAUX FUR STOLE

FRINGE LACE UP SWEATER + FAUX FUR STOLE As most of you know, I have recently traveled overseas and have been back in the states for a little over a week now.  I can’t say that I am thrilled as I return to my corporate tax job with memories of accents, wine, food, and culture.  Although it seemed super long,…

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SHOPPING

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

GIFTING THE UN-GIFTABLE Happy Holidays beauties!  I can’t believe how close Christmas is to us.  Thanksgiving is here and signaling the start of the holiday shopping season and some of the absolute BEST sales of the year.  Recently, I have been so focused on repairs in my home and on planning a trip with the hubs to Europe.  Still, as…

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LOOKBOOK

SUEDE CAMEL OTK BOOTS

CAMEL OTK BOOTS + NATURAL TONES Fall in Chicago is often times a little short lived, which is why you have to rock those perfect fall outfits every time you can.  And nothing says fall like a pair of gorgeous suede camel OTK boots.  This is my first pair of Marc Fisher shoes and I was pleasantly surprised at how supple…

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