Spend an afternoon exploring Lincoln Park and checking out all of these recommendations!

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Sharing some of my most recent reads and what is coming up next on my autumn to-read list!

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Here is a collection of our favorite touristy spots to visit in Chicago!

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If you’re a parent in the city, you’re probably like me and always on the hunt for a fun park/playground for your little ones. Lately, my youngest has been obsessed with going to the playground and asks almost everyday— so…

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If you’re a parent like me, or even if you just love all things fall, you’re probably on the hunt each autumn for the perfect place to do all the seasonal things— picking apples, walking through sunflower fields, visiting a…

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The Windy City Mama’s UK Travel Guide During our last trip to England, my husband and I finally got our first night away together since having Isla. We took the train from Scarborough to Manchester and had the best 24…

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I can’t believe it’s already September, which means fall is almost here! I love that LDW starts September each year because there are always such great sales! Fall style is my absolute favorite, and this year, I’ve partnered with EVEREVE…

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Maybe it’s just the English major in me, but I LOVE books and literature of all kinds and little makes me happier than finding a cute, local, indie bookstore to get lost in. These are my top FIVE must-visit bookstores…

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During Prohibition, speakeasies were secret bars, often found hidden in basements with codes required to get in. While we’re 100 years past prohibition, many Chicago speakeasies are still alive and well. Lately, I’ve been on a hunt for these hidden…

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[That I’ve visited over the last two years!] Looking for new coffee shop to check out in Chicago? Here is a list of almost every shop I’ve visited in the last two years to help you out! [please note: most…

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Looking for the perfect “Date Day” here in the city? Look no further! My husband and I had a rare opportunity to go out for a date day on Sunday in the West Loop and it was the perfect mix…

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Last weekend when we visited Lake Geneva, we stumbled upon a coffee shop called Inspired. When walking past, we were greeted by two workers who were giving out free samples. One asked if I knew what Inspired was and proceeded…

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Most experienced moms know that breastfeeding can be a crazy journey– but you know who doesn’t always know that? Expecting moms. how to prepare I always knew I wanted to try breastfeeding, but looking back, especially to my first pregnancy,…

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To my amazing little sister on the day before her wedding– Sofie, Almost five years ago, you wrote me a letter after my wedding and I still think about it often. It meant more to me than I could ever…

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It’s #InternationalBookDay AND #NationalReadingMonth, so what better way to celebrate than sharing all my recent reads! I didn’t do this intentionally, but somehow I got on a thriller/mystery kick, and you know what, I don’t hate it! So, I figured…

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I’ve been receiving acupuncture treatments for a little over a month now and can honestly say it’s changed my life. I, like so many I have talked to, was very weary when I was first approached about trying acupuncture. The…

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Firstly, I would like to stay that I know, as a white person, I am privileged, and I will never understand what POC and the Black community are going through– but I know that I need to continue to stand…

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hey friends, I feel like it’s been a hot minute since I actually posted to the blog, so I thought I’d update y’all on what I have been reading while we’ve been staying home. Since the stay-at-home order went into…

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