A wonderful thing about being over 50 is having the confidence to go places on my own. Like last night’s concert at Millennium Park. Here are the advantages of going to an event solo.
When it’s hot, there’s nothing like a day on the water to beat the heat, but if you’re on dry land, we’ve got 5 stylish ways to stay cool.
One key to smooth traveling is having an expertly packed carry-on bag. We share what we’re bringing on board to make our trips as fun and comfortable as possible.
I realize I’m missing out by playing things so safe in my 50s. Life is short. I’m as young as I’ll ever be. Why not take a little risk and get out of my comfort zone, just for the thrill of it? I start with a ride on a motorized scooter in San Diego.
Love interior design? Laura dishes on her favorite 5 design blogs.
How can it be July already? Summer is flying by and there are so many things Laura and I want to squeeze in, especially after being cooped up for so long. This week we share our bucket lists for July and August. What are you looking forward to doing this summer? Laura’s Summer Bucket List…
Laura and I spent a delightful hour at the 900 North Michigan Shops getting to know Ippolita Rostagno, the designer and founder of Ippolita Jewelry. She was in town to see her new Chicago flagship store—only the second in the U.S.—for the first time.
If you don’t know what a Cacao Ceremony is, read on to find out our experience with this ritual to mark the beginning of summer and the reopening of the world.
I live in a highrise, so to walk my dog Phoebe, I have to get fully dressed and ride the elevator down 16 floors. My neighborhood is very busy but our morning walk is surprisingly serene—filled with abundant nature and gorgeous views. We only have to cross one street on this 1.2 mile walk, thanks to the best shortcut in Chicago. I love starting the day this way. Let Phoebe and me tour you around our ‘hood.
Whether you call it a hippie dress, prairie dress or nap dress, this summer’s hot trend is focused on comfort, a blessing for those of us who’ve packed on extra pounds during quarantine. Laura and I set out to find our perfect flowy summer dresses. Only one of us succeeded.
It’s summer in the city, and we can’t wait to hit this year’s art fairs, garden walks and neighborhood street fairs. Here’s why Laura loves the Old Town Art Fair.
Masks are off and lipstick is on, but after a year of nothing but chapstick, our old lip colors seemed too heavy. Here’s how we found our perfect post-Covid summer shades.
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