My time in NY has come to an end and being the sentimental person I am I wanted to capture all of the amazing things I got to do during my 6 months in the city. I got to see a 70 degree day in February followed by 2 terrible snow storms that shut down the city. I ate at a ton of excellent restaurants and was lucky to have great company while I did. More than anything, New York taught me to appreciate having a work life balance. It… View Post

Saint Lucia is the perfect place to unwind and lose yourself in the beauty of the Caribbean. Whether you are planning a family vacation or looking for a romantic getaway, Saint Lucia has something for everyone. I went to Saint Lucia with my family in February for 10 days to escape the cold Chicago winters. Funny story – actually not that funny at the time – but I got stuck in New York the Thursday before due to a huge snow storm and almost didn’t make it back to Chicago for my Saturday… View Post

Hey Everyone! Spring and summer clothes are finally starting to come out and I could not be more excited. I have a vacation coming up in February and have been searching for some new pieces to bring along. Click the links below to shop the things currently on my wish list! If you follow me on Instagram I linked that adorable Pom Pom cold shoulder swimsuit I posted a picture of. I’m OBSESSED y’all! and the price is (insert thumbs up emoji). Have a great Saturday! Thanks for stopping by!… View Post

Happy New  Year everyone! Can you believe its 2017 already?? I’m still trying to wrap my head around it. For the past few years I have been spending new years eve in New Orleans with my sister. She has to go for work so I let her pull my arm and bring me along for the fun! Below is a recap of everything we did over the weekend. Enjoy! Where I Stayed: The Roosevelt Hotel: This Roosevelt hotel is absolutely GORGEOUS this time of year. This was my second time coming to… View Post

Hey Everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and/or holiday depending on what you celebrate! For Christmas this year my family went to northern Minnesota to visit my grandmother and a few aunts, uncles and cousins. Although it’s pretty much guaranteed to be freezing it’s always worth the trip. Greenbush, the town that my grandmother lives in is very small (about 800 people). Being there always makes me slow down from my normal city living and helps me appreciate the small things – especially spending times with loved ones I… View Post