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.

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! 

Sweet Farmers Market Finds

One of my favorite weekend adventures is to stroll through local farmers markets— and Chicago has quite a few over the Summer! As we get into Fall, there is so much in season worth fighting the crowds to find like tomatoes, sweet corn and pretty much any stand you can find freshly made jam at. 

Go Fourth

Before you say anything, yes. Yes, this was my outfit for the Fourth of July– great guess! However, at the time I was going to write about how versatile and summery these pieces were, so better late than never, right? 

Summery Style Essentials

SUMMER IS HERE! Uh, what a relief! I think I definitely looked forward to Summer way more this year than past and as everyone knows– Chicago is the best in the Summer! Boats, beaches and beer on patios, rooftops and decks… it’s literally the best time of the year. Plus, us Chicagoans only get about … Continue Reading

Summer Splash

When it comes to swimwear, I’m particular. I have a more athletic body type so many itty bitty bikinis aren’t the best on me in my opinion. So when one pieces made their way back into the spotlight, I could not have been happier! And with the range of styles, there are plenty of opportunities … Continue Reading

11 Fave Pup Friendly Patios

Sofie loves to be out and about as much as we do in the summer (along with all Chicagoans!), but as we bop around for a few drinks we always found it a little tough to bring her along, even for prime patio seating. So! I’ve put together our top delicious picks to bring your pooch … Continue Reading

Your Outdoor Summer Essentials

I’ll be the first one to say that when it comes to Summer and being outdoors, I’m the one who would throw on whatever’s lying on my floor, random flip flops, potentially the towel that I used for the shower that morning, old sunblock, a tennis ball and call it a day. Not the best … Continue Reading

Your Ultimate Guide to Summer in Chicago

It’s the time of the year every Chicagoan longs for–Summer. The sun is perfectly shining, igniting our inner child to run outside and soak it all in. But can you blame us? We could potentially spend November – April either bundled up or indoors, so excuse us for over celebrating! That said, I’ve put together … Continue Reading