Holidays In The Holy City

It’s the first official Christmas in Charleston where we are visiting family! I can’t believe it! After 3 years of traveling to Chucktown for Christmas, I’m excited to be there with my whole family while we enjoy their new home.

Kentucky for Thanksgiving!

Instead of trotting to Charleston, for our first Thanksgiving with family in different states, we are meeting half-way in Kentucky!

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

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

TMI Scrapbook: Montreal, Canada

Our three year anniversary trip to Montreal was extremely educational, stunning and adventurous. Exploring Old Montreal was like stepping back in time– from the amazing architecture, cobblestone streets and quaint pockets of night life. Montreal has also become such a mecca for up-and-coming chefs where they are meshing contemporary and modern techniques with their northern … Continue Reading

TMI Travel Guide: Montreal, Canada

It’s my favorite week of the year! #ChefAdrian and I got married three short years ago (“Do you remember, the 21st night in September?”) and since our first year, have decided the best way to celebrate is to discover new lands together. Our annual anniversary trip is always my favorite trip of the year because … 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

TMI Scrapbook: Detroit, Michigan

Zara Top // Top Shop Gladiators // Calvin Klein Dark Denim // Louis Vuitton Pochette in Damier Azur // H&M Neckerchief  // Ray-Ban Original Aviator Sunnies

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

#nationalbeerday

In honor of National Beer Day 2016, I’m listing off a few of my favorite, classic Chicago places to grab some brew! National Beer Day is actually the unofficial holiday celebrated every year marking the day in 1933, the first day in 13 years, that people could legally buy, sell and drink beer.