San Miguel de Allende Travel Recap

“Tips for purchasing real estate in Mexico,” was the google search I typed in after being in San Miguel de Allende for only one day. Apparently, it’s very common for visitors to purchase a home after their first trip to San Miguel. Since that’s become so common, now the question is “How long into your first trip did you purchase your house?” In fact, that’s exactly what happened to the…

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I’ve been hearing about the CBD trend for a couple of years and honestly, I’ve been hesitant to jump on board. Mostly because I’m not big on putting things in my body that I don’t fully understand and also because I grew up in the Nancy Regan “Just Say NO” drug campaign era and I’ve been terrified to be near anything that could be considered a drug ever since. Enter the…

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Dope Ass Mom:​ Summer Thornton

When we bought our house in Lincoln Park there was only one person I wanted to work with on the design, and that was Summer Thornton. Her work has been featured in House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Luxe Interiors+Design, Domino, Lonny, Modern Luxury Interiors and more. Most notably she was named one of the top 50 interior design firms in the world by 1st Dibs. After finding her first house on…

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11 Must-have Summer Essentials

Memorial Day weekend is here and to me, it always represents the “unofficial” start of Summer. With Summer on my mind, I’ve been eyeing some new pieces to create my wardrobe for the season. Today I am sharing my 11 must-have Summer essentials below!   1. Saloni Stella B Dress – I love these maxi dresses too 2. Loeffler Randall Marla Square Shoulder Bag – More gorgeous shoulder bags here 3. M.i.h…

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Dope Ass Moms: Dana from Dana Rebecca Designs

The first time I was introduced to Dana Gordon was when I was staying at a hotel in Florida. She was having a trunk show in the hotel gift shop and  I loved her jewelry. I bought my first pair of her earrings. Fast forward to a few years later and I met her at a dinner with mutual friends. I always wanted to reach out to interview her, but…

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