A few months ago I went on a work trip to Philadelphia. I knew my work days were going to be long so I flew in early Sunday morning to explore the city. Below is what I was able to fit into one day plus a few restaurants I ate at during my trip! Places to See Liberty Bell: The Liberty bell is one of the most iconic symbols for American Independence. It is free to see so definitely check it out if you are in the city. Independence Hall:… View Post

Art Prize is an event downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan that started in 2009 and has grown immensely over the past 9 years now attracting over 500,000 people to the city. Any artist from anywhere in the world is welcome to enter a piece into the competition. The art is displayed all over city in the bars, restaurants, museums, parks, hotels, etc. and is judged by art experts as well as the public. Two winners (one for the expert votes and one for the popular vote) receive a $200,000 prize. From… View Post

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