The past week was rough. I had surgery to remove a bad mole and a few days later, a four hour dental procedure. The double whammy left me feeling tired, sore and vulnerable. If you find yourself going through a tough patch, here are a few things that made me feel better and might work for you.
Today is the official start of fall and here in Chicago the shift in season is apparent. The temps have dropped, the skies are grayer and the trees are tinged with gold. Even though I love warm weather, I welcome this season. It feels like a fresh start. Here are a few things I’m switching up.
With the help of a denim expert and a fab friend, we tried on the latest styles and some old classics. Here’s everything you need to know about finding a flattering pair of jeans this Fall.
Celebrating our 30th Anniversary at the Award-Winning (and socially distanced) Twin Farms in Vermont
Where can you go to celebrate a milestone event during a pandemic? This boutique resort is a perfect blend of luxury and privacy, all in a gorgeous setting with a laid back vibe. Oh, and did I mention the food?
I had a busy social calendar last weekend and it felt both wonderful and weird. I’m vaccinated, but Covid is on the rise, so I’m not feeling completely secure. There are a lot of mixed messages about what’s safe to do right now. Things are fully open while enforcement of masks and vaccines is spotty. It makes it hard to know how to behave in social situations. Let’s figure it out!
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.
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