• #DownTheAisleChicagoStyle

    #DownTheAisleChicagoStyle: Engagement Photos!

    Hidey-ho, neighbors! I have this rule where I don’t apologize for not posting on social media, because…that just means you’re busy living life? I’ve said this phrase a lot and I’ve said much more than I expected. Especially this year, because I’M GETTING MARRIED! When Kyle and I first started planning our wedding, I would get anxious aches all over my body. Weddings are expensive y’all! I always feel horrible when people ask us “How’s wedding planning going?” or “Are you so excited?” and I would answer with something a little short and generic like “It’s going!” Because truthfully, I…

  • Life,  Self-Love

    Simple Joys

    I have been/am/will probably always be STRESSED. Things like planning a wedding, juggling school and work, bundling up and surviving the Chicago winter, and paying my bills–all have piled UP and probably taken a solid two years off of my…

  • Life,  Plus Size Fashion,  Self-Love

    2019!

    Happy New Year, Crickets! 2019 has started off with a spark and I’m excited by that fresh New Year smell in the air. Every year I try to write a post about the things I do to prepare for the…

  • Chicago Diaries,  Life,  Plus Size Fashion

    Merry & Bright

    City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style….. I could go on, but I won’t because that song is god awful and will get stuck in your head till July 24th, 2019. Continuing on with our game of Blog Catch…

  • Life,  Plus Size Fashion

    Fall Af!

    Listen, it’s January and your girl is playing BLOG CATCH UP. We all love Fall. Don’t play. You love it too, even if we’re talking about it in JANUARY. My fall was CUTE AF and I can’t help but GUSH…

  • Chicago Diaries,  Life,  Opera

    Theatre in Chicago!

    Yes, I know. It’s been approx. 45 years since I sat down and wrote a blog post and I’ve been behind and I’ve been lazy and [insert apology I don’t really mean here]. I’ve been BUSY!  Busy creating, busy working,…