I’ve been thinking a lot about the brands that I use every day and what drew me to them. There is no shortage of hair styling products, but what makes you choose the one that you do? Pretty packaging? High rating on Amazon? Or, is it just a personal recommendation? Almost every product that is in my beauty arsenal came from the recommendation of someone I trust. I’ve tried a million dry shampoos, so when a girlfriend asks me about which one to use – I’m an encyclopedia of knowledge…

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3 EASY STEPS TO DRESS DOWN YOUR FANCY CLOTHES
STYLE

3 EASY STEPS TO DRESS DOWN YOUR FANCY …

When I’m not wearing leggings & an oversized shirt, I love wearing high waisted skirts & lots of lace. Problem is, that sometimes your fancy pieces need to be styled for daytime. When I wore this uber-sexy crop top, naturally I paired it with the least sexy thing I own…

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6 BEST NAIL COLORS FOR EVERY SEASON
HAIR & BEAUTY

6 BEST NAIL COLORS FOR EVERY SEASON

If you are anything like me, going to the nail salon is anything but relaxing. I’m always running late and deathly afraid that I will smudge my pedi before I leave the salon. When I finally make it into the salon I’m overwhelmed by the options. How are there so many colors that look exactly the same! After years of practice, I’ve finally narrowed it down to the 6 neutral shades that I always wear. By popular request, I’m finally putting together my guide on the best nail polishes for every season. This started off as a…

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MY ONLY PAIR OF JEANS LIKE THIS
STYLE

MY ONLY PAIR OF JEANS LIKE THIS

After finally getting around to cleaning out my closet (a little), I realized that I have a lot of jeans. Worst of all, I feel like I have none – and what’s even worse than that? My husband was right. urgh. I do have 4 pairs of the same jean and yes I do keep buying more! Medium wash with big holes at the knees and…

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CHICAGO TRAVEL GUIDE
Travel

CHICAGO TRAVEL GUIDE

I’ve lived in the US my entire life, but for some reason, I’ve never made it to Chicago.. until 2 weeks ago – when I went, twice. I celebrated one of my closest friend’s wedding in North Chicago over the weekend and then returned 4 days later for the 4th Annual The Blog Societies Conference…

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