Chicago

Friday Five: 5 Healthy Restaurants in Chicago

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It seems only fitting after a week in New York that I share my 5 favorite healthy food options here in Chicago. The Midwest is very much about “meat and potatoes” so finding a healthy alternative has been a struggle over the past year. If you’re a native to the city or planning a visit and want to grab something other than deep dish pizza, these are the 5 best places in Chicago!

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Chicago

How to Prep Your Home for Fall (and Winter)

Jenna Colgrove cozying up on the Wilcot couch with a fur blanket and a knit throw.

White Sectional Couch | Fur Throw Blanket | Brown Fur Pillow | White Fur Pillow | Ivory Buckle Pillows | Beige Area Rug | White Area Rug | Coffee Table | TV Stand | Arc Floor Lamp

After chatting beauty, style, and 10 random things this move to Chicago has taught me, it only feels right to talk about home decor. Especially since Midwesterners spend a lot of time at home during the colder months. So let’s talk ways to make your space visually appealing so you’re not sick of it by December! After all, having company over and hearing them say your home is like something off of Pinterest really makes a girl feel good.

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How Living in the Midwest Changed my Style

blank nyc suede jacket with a tie sleeve sweater

Brown Suede Moto Jacket | Tie Sleeve Sweater (size down) | Skinny Jeans (size down) | Brown Satchel | Kate Spade Watch | Pearl Necklace | Tortoise Sunglasses | Brown Booties

I’m guessing you already have some ideas about how this move to the Midwest has changed my style! After 10 things I learned about living in Chicago and my 7 must have beauty products earlier in the week, it felt right to talk about fashion today. As you can imagine, beach weather in December is quite a bit different than wind chill and sub-zero temperatures. There were quite a few things I learned like the importance of having an umbrella on you at all times to what SOREL (the brand) was. But there were a few surprises too!

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