Friday, September 20, 2019

Travel Planning

I'm big on planning. I love planning out my week, setting goals, planning meals out, planning how to tackle projects, you name it.  I love taking a big problem and breaking it down and ironing out every little detail.  So when it comes to planning trips, I am 100% in my element.  I love researching our

Thursday, September 19, 2019

Fresh from the Fields

I've been wondering a lot lately why we are so prone to procrastination.  It often seems like there's this little voice going, "we could do that, OR... we could just do something else instead", even when it's things that we really will be happy we did.  Like sweeping the kitchen or studying for a big test, or sometimes for me, going out and shooting these outfit photos.  I'm always excited once I get home to get the images on my desktop and start sifting through and editing, choosing the best shots and painting in light here and there.   I love styling the outfits, and even writing my little blurb of thoughts

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Endless Summer

Often times I feel like I catch myself in taking for granted the truly beautiful surroundings that we have here in Chicago.  We live very near to the city and I often find myself yearning for the wide open spaces more than the bustling city life — but we do have little pockets of wonder at our disposal like the beaches that line our Great Lake.  And I do love the giant rocks that hug Lake Michigan all along its coast. We definitely don't take enough advantage of the

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

In My Cart for Fall : 9 Cute Autumn Outfits I'm Loving Right Now

Neutral Minimalist
Shein Cropped Sweater  |  Modcloth Earrings  |  Modcloth Cropped Pants

Fall clothes are hitting stores, and man are there some cute pieces out there right now!  I've rounded up some of my favorites into some cute autumn looks you can go shop right now, with nine easy outfits for fall.  Some of my favorite things I'm seeing include great neutral earth tone pieces and wood details, bold plaid patterns, corduroy, tweed and velvet textures, and monochrome embroidered elements!