Thursday, December 12, 2013
Skullcandy Ink Earbuds 2) Kate Spade "Two of a Kind" Stopper & Corkscrew set 3) Jack Spade "Woody" hardcase 4) Kitsch "Bow" ponytail holders 5) EOS "lip balm" sphere 6) Marvy "Eterna" Shaving Brush 7) Kikkerland Design "Dino" memo holder 8) Lottery Tickets 9) iLIVIE portable charger 10) Pinch Provisions "Minimergency" kit
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
For those of you who have been following my Instagram feed, you may have noticed a few of my photos from the Second City Club dinners. Second City Club is a food & wine club started by some amazing food bloggers + chef in Chicago. I was lucky enough to be invited to join the club for it's inaugural event last month and I must say it's been amazing so far. I wouldn't consider myself a "foodie" per se however I sure do love my wine and food!
Monday night kicked off the second event featuring a "Modern Winter" theme - think a color scheme of muted grays and whites, champagne, and delicious seasonal food. Below are a few photos from the night - to note the photos aren't the best as the dim lighting, while romantic, is not the best for photography.
For those of you in the Chicago area interested in joining Second City Club - apply here and tell them Monica sent you!
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season upon us, I tend to change up my musical playlist to reflect artists and songs that have a calming effect on me. This week's playlist has been filled with a few songs by one of my favorite new bands Avila. I love the romantic yet melancholic vibe of their music, especially their cover songs which include the Elvis hit "All Shook Up"; a Avila has recently released two original songs from their EP now available on iTunes. I can't wait to see what this duo comes up with next!
Monday, December 9, 2013
:: Potter Park cardigan | Madewell shirtdress (old, similar here) | Michael Kors boot | Bauble Bar bracelet ::
If any of you readers in the mid-west have been experiencing the freezing cold wind and snow that we got in Chicago this past weekend; my advice to you is to stay in. That is exactly what I did pretty much all weekend except for the fabulous brunch date I had on Saturday with Cait from Pretty & Fun at Restaurant Beatrix. I snapped these photos on my way to meet Cait and I'm amazed that I was able to pull off the whole "I'm not cold at all" look.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Seedling "design your own superhero cape" kit 2) BlaBla Dolls "Lilipop the Frog" 3) GAP "Fair Isle" sweater hoodie 4) Playskool "Mr. Potato Head" super spud 5) Minnetonka Kids back flap bootie 6) International Arrivals erasable markers 7) PsychoBaby Superhero Beanie 8) Poof-Slinky "My First Mind Blowing Science Kit" 9) Books to Bed "Madeline" set 10) Lego "Disney" pirate ship set