Category: Holidays

Chicago Scene's Jamaican Me Crazy - Summer Kickoff Event!

  The lovely folks at Chicago Scene Magazine are putting on an event next Thursday, May 22 and John Barleycorn River North 6:30pm – 10:00pm! This will definitely be a party you will not want to miss. It is just a feel good, fun time party not only packed with good beats, food, and cocktails,... Read more »

I Can't Keep Calm It's My Birthday Weekend (and other life lessons)

Like most of us, when another birthday approaches, I tend to reflect. I’m coming up on my “quarter century club“ (crisis?!) 25th birthday, so obviously reflection is the name of the game. Since 2014 began, life in all aspects has started to take on a different form. Social circles have grown, perceptions and opinions have... Read more »

New Years Resolutions That You Can Achieve

New Years Resolutions That You Can Achieve
  Another calendar year has begun, symbolizing new beginnings for all. Resolutions are defined as “a firm decision to do or not do something.” When asked what my resolution was for 2014, my mind flooded with all the things I will be working towards, how I will get there, and what dream of becoming. With my... Read more »

'Twas the Night Before Christmas: Home Alone with Buzz McCallister

HO HO HO! Unless you live under an actual rock, you have seen 1990s, Home Alone more times than you can count. It is truly a classic which certainly can’t go unwatched each holiday season. I got the chance to catch up with Devin Ratray, the lovable, yet jerky older brother of Kevin McCallister. I got... Read more »

How to Dress for Thanksgiving without Giving a .... (but Still Look Good)

Considering the holiday season is rapidly approaching, I figured I should post some fashion faves I’ve been into this season. This isn’t your basic holiday essentials such as a peplum dress or hounds tooth shirts though. I’m talking about dressing down (way down) but still looking like you weren’t picked up off lower Wacker and... Read more »