TMI Trave Guide: Charleston, SC

With our trip booked to visit my parents and having been to Charleston, South Carolina a handful of times myself, I thought of no better way to celebrate my excitement than to put together the ultimate guide to The Holy City– with help from the new Charlestonians themselves– view the best-in-class to-do’s, restaurants (of course), cocktail … Continue Reading

Chicago Summer Guide

#SummerTimeChi is no joke– and us Chicagoans take full advantage of warm, sunny days out on patios, rooftops, festivals, farmers markets and so much more. It’s no secret that Chicago comes alive in the Summer with so much to do and all the beauty the comes with it. We only get three months of it … Continue Reading

Shimmer + Glow Your Way Through Summer

The sun is shinning, you’re getting your summer glow going (with broad spectrum sunscreen, of course!), but how to make it last? That sun-kissed look is one of the reasons Summer is just so amazing– everyone is getting their Vitamin D, feeling and looking great! As I’m very fair skinned any light tan makes a … Continue Reading

Coffee Talk: Kim Linhart, Professional Swim Instructor and Badass Mom

This is obviously a very biased Coffee Talk however, in honor of Mother’s Day I wanted nothing more than to share why my mother is so inspiring and truly an amazing woman. Her passion for children is like nothing I’ve ever seen and has turned her love for us and others into a fulfilling career … Continue Reading

5 Easy Ways to A Better You

Clearing clutter and going through your clothes can be a great way to kickstart a Spring Cleaning plan. However, recently, I’ve been looking inward to see how I could reorganize and de-clutter myself mentally, physically and emotionally. I see Spring as some see New Years– a fresh start. It is the start of the Zodiac, after … Continue Reading

Aromatherapy Bath Blend

I’ve been taking a lot of baths lately. And while I might not completely fit in my tub, lighting some candles, grabbing a glass of wine and taking time to relax has really helped with my anxiety. An additional element (that is crucial for enhanced relaxation) is aromatherapy bath salts. The mix of lavender and scented … Continue Reading

The TMI Blog Turns One!

Well, here we are! One year ago today, I launched The TMI Blog. It was so special because it was also my birthday, same as today. A lot of love was overflowing that day and I still feel giddy inside thinking about it! So much has happened this past year so it’s only appropriate to … Continue Reading

Wildflower Sage Smudge Stick

A great way to prepare for Spring (besides purging of clutter), is by smudging. We used to do it a lot in the transition of seasons when I was younger– so I’m a little biased– but I do believe it can rid a space or object of negative energy. It also makes the perfect gift … Continue Reading

Rose Petal Mist

I’m actually shocked I’ve never made this before. After receiving some beautiful yellow and pink blended roses, I decided to experiment with making rose water from their wilting petals. Given, this was around Christmas time and I was still deciding on the perfect gifts for my friends– this turned into a whole gift idea… (stay … Continue Reading

5 Tips for Your Carry-On

#ChefAdrian and I fly about 4-5 times a year and all are typically pretty short flights (if all goes well!). We also never check bags to ensure easy access to our luggage on and off the plane (especially for transfers!). That said, at this point I’ve mastered the carry-on essentials and no matter where you’re flying at any … Continue Reading