The Cult of Rothy's

Recently, my friends have not been able to stop talking about these insanely comfortable new shoes called Rothy’s. Rothy’s is an amazing sustainable flat that also comes in a loafer style. They are made out of recycled materials and the concept of the company is really great. However, the only downside is that each pair... Read more »

Free Museum Day

Just a short post today because I wanted to tell everyone about the Smithsonian’s free museum day happening on September 22nd. This is the first year I’ve heard about this and I’m definitely looking forward to taking advantage. You can visit: Smithsonian Museum Day to see which museums are participating and to get tickets. I’ve heard these... Read more »

Free Summer Workouts 2018 Edition

Now that it’s finally getting warmer outside, I wanted to post some of the free workout options that the city has to offer. Just doing a quick Eventbrite search gives you tons of options for all types and all levels of workouts. As a reminder, I posted about this two years ago: Working Out On the... Read more »
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An Ode to My Thrifty Mom for Mother's Day

With Mother’s Day day on Sunday, I thought I would spend a few minutes to write about how much I appreciate the original “thrifty girl”, my Mom. I owe her my love of shopping and how to find a good deal. She is always up for seeking out deals; whether it be traveling across the city/suburbs... Read more »

Tax Day Freebies

Tax Day is tomorrow, April 17th. If you need to ease the stress on this day, there are tons of restaurants offering discounts and freebies to take advantage of tomorrow. Applebee’s: Get $1 margaritas, which the chain calls the Dollarita, through April 30. Boston Market Swoop in for a half chicken with two sides, cornbread, and a... Read more »

Online Dating Advice with Mario from Get Game Group

As with most singles my age, I have dabbled in online dating. It can often be a frustrating process that can be disheartening if you aren’t getting the results you want. I found Mario from Get Game Group on Twitter and he is a dating coach with expertise in online dating. He helped me to... Read more »
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The Sobering Reality of Abuse

Today, I felt like I needed to take a break from my normal posts and write about a serious subject. Recently, I experienced a break-up that was caused by emotional abuse. After sharing my story with friends and family, I have been overwhelmed with women’s stories of their own experiences with abuse in all forms.... Read more »

Make Your House Smell Like Anthropologie for Less

Happy New Year to everyone! I’ve been in hibernation mode and not writing as often as I should. However, recently, I came across a dupe for one of the most coveted candles and I just had to share. If you are unfamiliar, the Volcano scent candle by Capri Blue is the candle that is lit... Read more »

Chill Out at Chill Meditation & Massage

Happy Holidays everyone! I just wanted to check-in quickly and write about my wonderful experience at Chill Meditation & Massage in River North. I thought I was coming to take a free class but of course, I completely mixed up the dates (whoops). Instead of sending me back out into the cold, the staff suggested... Read more »
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TrEAT Me Fest- Definitely not worth $25

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I recently received an email from the promoter of an event called TrEAT Me Fest. They were offering free tickets to the media and sent me two tickets. I guess having a blog is considered “media.” Anyways, my friend Steve and I got an Uber over to the event space, Concord Fiftyfive. It should’ve been... Read more »