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In the kitchen: sparkly gold pancakes

I made these pancakes with the boyfriend on my birthday using the Williams-Sonoma …

I made these pancakes with the boyfriend on my birthday using the Williams-Sonoma ebelskiver pan {thank you, Nicole!}, ebelskiver mix, gold shimmering sugar, turning tools & Dr. Oetker organic frosting {purchased at whole foods}. Melt a little earth balance or  butter in each pancake well of the pancake pan. Spoon …

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MY photography featured on Glitter Guide!

I had the pleasure of shooting my friend Alaina of Live Creating Yourself …

I had the pleasure of shooting my friend Alaina of Live Creating Yourself for Glitter Guide. This was favorite shoot to date. Alaina and her apartment are both so cute + she’s really fun! I have never laughed to hard during a shoot. Pretty girl + pretty apartment + lots …

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the best of Los Angeles

It’s about time I devoted a post to the place I called home …

It’s about time I devoted a post to the place I called home for most of my life. While I prefer life in Chicago over LA, it’s still a fun place to visit. There is lots to see and do. Here are some of my favorite places to eat, shop …

Life Lately

2010. A year in review.

2010 was a big year for me. I took a leap of faith …

2010 was a big year for me. I took a leap of faith and left LA for Chicago in search of a better life. I have met some wonderful people & have fallen for this new city that I now call home. While I do see new year’s as just …

Recipes

In the kitchen: S’mores Cupcakes

On Wednesday night I finally decided on a recipe for Thursday’s recipe exchange …

On Wednesday night I finally decided on a recipe for Thursday’s recipe exchange party. I would make s’mores cupcakes. I figured that anything combining s’mores & cupcakes had to be good, and the recipe required a kitchen torch. Done. You should know that I have always wanted a kitchen torch, …

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Oprah.

My new friend Crystal and I went to the Oprah show today. Sadly, …

My new friend Crystal and I went to the Oprah show today. Sadly, cameras are not allowed inside, so I cannot share any photos of the studio or fabulous guests with you. But let me tell you…it was awesome! The studio. Ready for this?! There were 370 people in the …

Life Lately

Happy New Year

I can’t believe it’s 2010. Time is flying by, isn’t it?! This will …

I can’t believe it’s 2010. Time is flying by, isn’t it?! This will be the year of my 10 year high school reunion {I’m so old!}. And no, I will not be going. I feel like 2009 was so much better than 2008. I am not sure what it was, …

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Things I loved about Chicago

While I loved Nashville, I really loved Chicago. Here are some of my …

While I loved Nashville, I really loved Chicago. Here are some of my favorite things about Chi-town. You can walk everywhere, and there is so much to see! One minute you feel like you’re in a big city, but you hop on the train and a few minutes later, you’re …

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Chicago. Day 3.

We hopped in a cab and headed to breakfast at Yolk. If you’re …

We hopped in a cab and headed to breakfast at Yolk. If you’re in Chicago, I highly recommend that you stop by for a great breakfast. After breakfast, we headed to Navy Pier. I love how these shots turned out. I don’t like being up high. Kels is really fun.

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Chicago. Day 2.

On Friday {day 2} we visited Lincoln Park, which quickly became my favorite …

On Friday {day 2} we visited Lincoln Park, which quickly became my favorite area of Chicago. Our first stop was breakfast at Toast. Lincoln park is such a charming, eclectic little place. We visited some adorable shops and walked up and down the lovely tree lined streets. Kelsey {who will …

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Chicago. Day 1, part 2. {the bean}

The Bean {aka Cloud Gate} was just as fantastic as I imagined it …

The Bean {aka Cloud Gate} was just as fantastic as I imagined it would be. Kels and I had lots of fun during our little photo shoot. Did I mention that Chicago is absolutely amazing?! Because it really is. And did I mention that the past 11 days completely changed …

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Chicago. Day 1.

Kelsey and I headed to Chicago on Thursday and stayed through Saturday. It …

Kelsey and I headed to Chicago on Thursday and stayed through Saturday. It is such an incredible place and is officially my new favorite city. The past 11 days have been amazing. This trip has changed my life and I will never be the same again. I am currently in …

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