Brunch Queen

Summer weather in Chicagoland made an appearance last weekend and it was fabulous. The cool 80 degree weather brought many locals and tourists out of their abodes and onto flip flop wearing mode. I didn’t indulge myself in a full summer outfit yet but I was tempted to. I love this time of year when…

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Art on My Mind

My love for art has been especially reignited as I spent a lot of time going to museums these past few weeks. Partly because I was trying to catch all the extra free admission days Chicago museums offer its residents during winter. As I revisited each familiar art work and artist, I couldn’t help but…

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Birthday Cray

I celebrated my birthday in Chicago for the first time last weekend. It was an epic three-day weekend celebration, to say the least. I usually travel on or around my birthday as this has been a tradition I started many many moons ago. But since this was my first birthday celebration since moving to the…

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A Sweet Life

I am very happy be a part of Time Out Chicago’s Tastemaker squad. I was invited to my first event which was a dessert tasting at Fulton Market. Kudos to all participating vendors for the yumminess that surrounded me. On top of that, Fulton Market is a cool venue for something like this. #TreatYoSelf  …

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Groupon Getaway Guide

Since the dawn of e-commerce marketplaces like Groupon and LivingSocial, travel has become more affordable for thousands of people. I always get questions about these kinds of travel deals and if I have bought trips from Groupon. The answer is yes. I don’t normally go for all-inclusive packages but my last two all-inclusive trips were…

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The Single Girl’s Guide to Mardi Gras

Going to Mardi Gras when you’re single is like going fishing in a reef system during a storm. Crazy but fun. But honestly, there is so much more to Mardi Gras than what most people who haven’t gone stereotypically assume. In fact, it hasn’t been about the beads and the boobs anymore. Now that Mardi Gras…

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