Alone Time and The Value of Taking a Break

I’ll be honest, this post has taken me some time to write. It’s been several weeks in the making, but I truly needed to get my thoughts together with so many different feelings swirling around– which is to be expected when you’re world gets turned upside-down.

29 Reasons to See R9Rooms

Last week, Mama Kim was staying with us in Chicago and we had quite the time exploring and dining around town! One of my favorite things we did was explore all the amazingness that was Refinery29’s 29Rooms, their annual funhouse of style, culture and creativity.

Pro Tips to Plan for Houseguests

Mama Kim came in from Charleston for a week of fun in Chicago! It could not have come at a more perfect time to take full advantage of #SummertimeChi and I was so excited to spend time at home with her. Along with all the excitement, it’s also great to give the house a nice deep … Continue Reading

From Lane 8

Big news, friends! I’ve started training for an Olympic-Distance Triathlon Swim! Officially kicked off the Summer in a super productive way. I’ll be starting a new series on The TMI Blog called From Lane 8 (thanks #ChefAdrian!) to log my progress up until the big swim in week 12. I’ve also designed a super helpful guide if … Continue Reading

Pool Party Playlist

Summer. Is. Here. and I cannot wait to lounge around poolside with a drink in my hand and the sun shinning. To help you do the same, I’ve put together my favorite Pool Party Playlist to keep the fun continue all Summer long.

Chicago Summer Bucket List

How is it Memorial Day weekend?! Truly known as the start of Summer– where pools open, warm weather turns hot, sun sets later– I felt it no better time to share my Summer Bucket List I’ve been jotting down for a while! 

Spring Ahead

Welcome, April! Spring is finally here and I am just over the moon knowing full-time sun is coming our way. While it doesn’t happen right away here in Chicago (yes, still in the 30’s there, sigh), there is so much to look forward to! Along with Spring Cleaning, here are some other things I’m looking … Continue Reading

Spring Break Carry On + Beach Essentials

We leave for Tulum, Mexico tomorrow! I’m all (over) packed and ready to go. However, there is one thing that I make sure not to overpack.

TMI Reflections: Turning 28

28 on 28! Nothing like a golden birthday to spice up the week! As my blog is still fairly new (2 years today!), I figured there is a lot you might not know about me. So here are 28 personal things to get to know me better!

The Little Things to Love

With so much life happening right now–taking in all the good with the bad– it has become so easy to pass by so many small moments that can truly make us happy– even if it’s for a few short seconds. As I approach turning another year older, I’ve been really taking advantage of all these … Continue Reading