Archive for May 2017

Rain, Rain...You Can Stay!

Rain, Rain...You Can Stay!
To be honest right off the bat, I’m not sure if I’m writing this more for YOU, or for myself. It rains a LOT in Chicago. A lot more than I remember it did, and while I only spent 10 years away, the weather seems to have gotten a bit worse while I was gone.... Read more »

Simple Self-Care Sunday

Simple Self-Care Sunday
I’m not one for routine. I’m not very good at doing things that “have” to be done every day. I’m even worse at things that have to be done every day at the same time. BUT! I have gotten into the habit? routine? of taking time each Sunday for a little self-care. A bit of... Read more »

Easy DIY Summer Bracelet

Now that it’s getting warmer (we haven’t had TOO many of those days here in Chicago, but I’m hopeful they’re coming!) and we don’t have to wear long sleeves every day, I love getting my summer jewelry ready. Always a bit boho, I am always excited to make most of my bracelets for stacking. I’m... Read more »
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Make Working From Home Work For You

In the eighteen years I have been working professionally, I have been fortunate to spend almost all of them working from home. My very first job out of college, at 21, was a work-from-home job. I had never had a “real” full-time grown up job before, and it was very exciting. However, I had no clue... Read more »

Chicago > Los Angeles

1. Chicagoans will tell you like it is. Though this may not always be want you want to hear, they’re not telling you what they think you want to hear, or what they think will advance their position in some way with you. They’ll speak the truth. 2. If a Chicagoan asks you “What’s new?”... Read more »

Springing into Spring

Hello! While it’s not yet quite feeling like it, it’s SPRING IN CHICAGO! I’m hopefully coming off a few chaotic months, and to be honest, haven’t been totally sure what I’d like this blog to be about. Sometimes I write draft blogs that end up feeling too personal to put out into the world. The... Read more »
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