See House Hunters International follow CityMIG from Chicago to Milan- 12/14 on HGTV

See House Hunters International follow CityMIG from Chicago to Milan- 12/14 on HGTV
Well, living in Milan, Italy has certainly been a change over these last 5 months.  As we prepare to come back home to Chicago for Christmas, I am both anxious and excited to go back, now with fresh eyes to look at the city that I love after being away so long. As some of... Read more »

City MIG has moved to Italy!!!!!

View of Galleria from Duomo square.
Well, it was only a matter of time that CityMIG1 headed overseas for a European adventure. My husband, daughter and I relocated to Milan, Italy so I am happy to announce that I will bring the essence of Italian fashion, style and CityMIG life in Milano straight to you as often as I can. If... Read more »

The worst movie ever: My week with Marilyn

The worst movie ever:  My week with Marilyn
As a generally positive person, I usually only post about things that I can say good things about. But I have just been exposed to the most horrendous of all movies (I reserve the word film for the real thing which this is not). The movie, My Week with Marilyn, is one of the most... Read more »
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Luna Negra Dance 1 night only: Carmen

Luna Negra Dance 1 night only: Carmen
Everyonce in a while, when things seem like they aren’t going your way and you are down, the city of Chicago has a way of showing me something new and making me look at it with a different set of eyes. In doing so, it takes me out of my funk and inspires me. Sometimes... Read more »

CityMig Prepares for the Royal Ascot: Hats wanted

CityMig Prepares for the Royal Ascot: Hats wanted
My adorable friend Jennifer is married to a Brit and lives in London with her two sweet children, one of which happens to be Vivien’s best friend and partner in many of her travels.  Jennifer and I have had adventures with the girls in Chicago, London, Thailand and Rome.  From elephant tours in Koh Samui to tea at the... Read more »

Vivien’s Travels: 7 amazing spots in Paris for kids

As many of you know, my husband and I subscribe to the theory of taking our daughter with us globetrotting. We have so many stories and beloved spots so to capture our memories and inspire some thought starters for other mommies and daddies of global citizens, I’m documenting Vivien’s Travels by sharing her, and our,... Read more »
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5 Little Luxuries to enjoy with a glass of wine

5 Little Luxuries to  enjoy with a glass of wine
The weather is chilly, the snow is falling. Sometimes you feel like cuddling up and staying in. Other times, cabin fever hits and getting out is a must, must, must. Here are a few recos for each that are sure to make you feel utterly lovely no matter how ugly the weather gets. Staying in... Read more »

CityMIG Article in ChicagoParent Magazine

CityMIG Article in December ChicagoParent Magazine
For those of you who did not get a chance to pick up last month’s issue of Chicago Parent Magazine, here is the article that was published, “It’s in the Journey”.  Remember you can read the full version of this article in the City MIG Society archives!  Thanks to ChicagoParent Magazine.  I love how the... Read more »

Get your tickets today for Joffrey Pointe of Departure!

Get your tickets today for Joffrey Pointe of Departure!
Last year I had the pleasure of co-chairing the first annual Joffrey Auxiliary Board’s Pointe of Departure Event. This year, the event is back and is even more exciting, with an amazing venue, incredible art offerings and great food. Don’t miss it! The event takes on Thursday, January 26th from 6-9pm at Spertus, 610 S.... Read more »
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Get your tickets for Mulberry Child at the Gene Siskel Center

Get your tickets for Mulberry Child at the Gene Siskel Center
If you haven’t read Jian Ming’s Mulberry Child, get your hands on it this week.  The book is an astounding memoir of Jian’s childhood in China during the Cultural Revolution and her survival and transition into a U.S. citizen and mother of an acculturated Chinese American daughter.  The film hits the Gene Siskel Center Jan... Read more »
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