Sweetest Day: A Storybook Baby Shower

Sweetest day indeed... Last Saturday (October 18th, also known as ‘Sweetest Day’) two friends and I had the honor of hosting our mama-to-be friend, Rachel, a "storybook baby shower". If you know Rachel (a fellow blogger extraordinaire!) you know, A.) she likes to write and B.) she likes to read. So a storybook themed shower was a no-brainer. Not to mention, supes cute. By the way, if you are Continue Reading

Bridesmaid: do’s & don’ts

I was incredibly honored to stand-up as a bridesmaid in my dear friend Kristen’s wedding this past weekend. Not unlike my other roles in life, I take being a bridesmaid very seriously. It was important to me that I not let Kristen down in any way. I wanted to do all that I could to help make her feel special during her shower, to enjoy her bachelorette party and fully experience the extreme joy Continue Reading

A weekend of showers

This past weekend was one of showers here in Chicago: rain showers, my friend Kira’s baby shower, more rain showers and my other friend Kristen’s bridal shower. I woke up Saturday morning, looked out the window to discover rain showers and thought, “how appropriate?” as I got dressed for Kira’s baby shower.   The shower was hosted at Carnivale, a vibrantly decorated restaurant with Continue Reading

I could care less

For as long as I can remember I've cared way too much about what other people think of me. So when I say I could care less, I really mean I should care less. As much as I try to play it off like it doesn't matter to me, I care what people think of my appearance, what they think of my actions, what they think of my intelligence - the list goes on. As I made my way to work this morning, walking Continue Reading