Five Yoga Poses for the Stressed Bride

warrior III pose

If we’re being honest here, the person who needs “five yoga poses for the stressed bride” is 100% me, ha! This post is a great reminder that I need to sloooow down. When we moved to Toledo, I anticipated a slower lifestyle (read: not busy). And while I’m way less stressed here and the pace…

Sneak Peek: Our Wedding Location

santorini wedding

Photo via Benyew.com Happy Wedding Wednesday, friends! It’s been a bit since I’ve shared a wedding update, but I’m so excited to share this update with everyone now that our plane tickets have been purchased! For those of you who don’t know, this has been a long time in the making. I won’t belabor you…

The Perfect Spring Day-to-Night (and Date Night!) Outfit

spring date night outfit scarf


Major Life Updates and Spring Shopbop Sale

Spring Shopbop Sale


The Cutest Panama Hat & $400 Nordstrom Giveaway

panama hat

Happy Friday eve, friends! It’s been such a crazy couple of weeks and promise to share an update soon. In the meantime, I wanted to share one of the latest additions to my wardrobe that has recently become a staple and adds the finishing touch to so many outfits! I found this super cute Panama…

Our Love is Serendipitous: A Tinder Love Story

Taj Mahal, tinder love story

If four and a half years ago someone told me I’d be spending the first few weeks of 2018 in India with my fiance I met on Tinder (a dating app with a slightly seedy reputation) and his best friends from college, I probably would’ve laughed in their face. I mean, me? A Tinder love…

The Engagement Story & Why I Love Our At-Home Surprise Proposal

proposal chicago lakeshore lincoln park zoo

We’ve been engaged for quite a few months, planning is underway, and I realized, I’ve never actually shared our #justsaidyes moment AKA the engagement story! So, settle in, pop the popcorn, because here we go. If you know Dave, then you would find him proposing on Cinco de Mayo as funny as I do. But…

Last Minute Holiday Outfits & Staples on Sale for the Holidays

Striped dress with denim jacket

Happy Thanksgiving Eve, friends! I cannot believe the holiday is actually tomorrow. I was fortunate enough to be able to work our part day from home today, so am just doing some last minute cleaning/packing before we head home to Florida tomorrow. Not only is it Thanksgiving, which is a HUGE holiday in my family (it’s…

How to Wear White Jeans in Winter

white jeans in winter


The Staple Piece You Need for Transitioning from Summer to Fall

leopard and leather

Leopard Maxi: Similar here and here // Sandals: Everlane  // Leather Jacket: Topshop via Nordstrom // Backpack: Madewell // Sunglasses: Similar here // Watch: Cluse For those of you in Chicago, you know the weather has been a bit indecisive lately. We had a couple weeks of “transitioning to fall” weather, and then shot back up to 80-90 degree weather for summer round two. I’m not complaining, a…