Raleigh Travel Guide

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Mural location: 426 S. McDowel St.

Raleigh had been on my list of places to go for awhile! I absolutely love the Carolinas for so many reasons including the beautiful greenery. That’s something you just don’t get in Chicago! So, I’m excited to share my Raleigh travel guide complete with the most instagrammable places in Raleigh, North Carolina!Read More


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How to Get Paid For Brand Collaborations with Find Your Influence

Thank you to Find Your Influence for sponsoring this post. 

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One of the highlights of my summer was the opportunity to speak at the Create & Cultivate conference. My panel was about the business behind blogging. Since my day job is in finance, this was something that I was so excited to offer some perspective on! After my panel, I led 4 mentor sessions where attendees asked me for advice. One of the most popular questions was how to connect with brands. So, I’ll explain one way!Read More

Best Date Night Tops

Chicago fashion blogger shares the best date night tops for fall.

Black Wrap Top | Pleated Colorblock Skirt | Rockstud Heels | Black Leather Bag | Black Sunglasses | Statement Earrings | Date Night

A few weeks back, I got a request to share the best date night tops. And, I get it. Dressing for date night is HARD! I don’t know if it’s age or being in a relationship for a certain point in time but I constantly find myself wondering what to wear on a night out. So, I sat down and did a little shopping specifically for this. Here are my favorite date night tops!Read More

15 Fall Clothing Items To Get From Amazon

If you’ve seen any of my previous posts, you know how much I love shopping on Amazon! Lately, I’ve been on the hunt for clothing items that are cute and affordable, but also good quality and highly rated. And you guys have been loving the things I’ve been sharing lately over on my Instagram! So many of you have asked for a post that rounds up the best clothing buys from Amazon, so here goes! Best part: everything ships free with Prime!

Before I dive in, check out my first and second post about random things I get off Amazon. Things like the best massage, the best hair brush, and best nail files (yes, I know it sounds weird)!

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