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neighbors + other good things

Last month I read a post on Lesley’s blog. She was having trouble finding a place in Chicago so I emailed her and set her up with my realtor/friend. Lesley found a place in my building and is moving in today! Lesley also hired me to help with her living …

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the sis in chicago.

My sister flew in to Chicago on Wednesday afternoon. We had a great time. Here’s a little recap of her trip to the Chi. Wednesday Michigan Avenue. Lunch at Bandera and coffee in the lounge at RL. Wine with Sarah + Melissa at my place followed by drinks at Citizen.

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nice arms.

Expecting a pic of David Beckham? Sorry. I am talking about these arms. Oh, how I love an English roll arm sofa. This chair is quite lovely too. Sofia Coppola’s sofa is one of my favorites. The perfect shade of blue. Pottery Barn‘s roll arm. Not too shabby. Yes. Posting …

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Take care of your skin!!

Last week I noticed that a spot on my forehead had gotten a little darker. I called my dermatologist the following day to have it checked out. Turns out it was just a sun spot. She froze it off — no big deal. I asked her to check a mole …

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la + the pixie

Headed to LA with the pup on May 13. We were planning on staying 10 days but extended the trip a little bit. Was supposed to head back today but something came up…so my return was postponed. Fortunately, I am very portable & can work anywhere. Ordered a moroccan pouf …

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Well…I did it.

Guess who has a pixie cut again? Just need a few friends to see it & tell me I don’t look horrible. Then I’ll share some pics with you. I need to get used to this all over again. PS – tomorrow is the last day of SUMMER WEEK! Link …

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California Girl.

Let’s start with the finale of gossip girl on Monday night. Drama drama drama. What did you think? I loved it! Georgina. IVY? Vanessa leaving for Spain. Chuck & Blair! Flew in to LA {again} with the pup last Friday. via Two trips to Pinkberry. The new Lychee flavor is …

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i. met. jenna. lyons.

On Tuesday night I went to J. Crew event on Michigan Ave. Lots of gingham, plaid & bow ties. Amazing. Love this guy’s glasses. And the guy on the left, too. Spotted her through a crowd across the room. A better look. Jenna Lyons! {l to r} Me, Jenna Lyons, …

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Wear your street suit.

I spent last Friday – Monday in LA. The weather was amazing! 80s & sunny all weekend. Drove down to the Malibu Country Mart, did a little shopping, got a not so little sunburn, had a BBQ with the fam, spent time with great aunt Rose & got to see …

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Blog Girls {& a guy} go to Rockit!

Last week I met some lovely Chicago bloggers at Rockit in River North for drinks & appetizers. Rockit is one of my favorite places in Chicago. Downstairs you will find a fantastic restaurant & upstairs — a lively bar with pool tables {fun}! A special thank you to the people …

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Jodee in Chicago.

Well, this is a little late — but better late than never, right? One of my best friends arrived in Chicago just in time for some of the most disgusting weather I have seen to date. Thanks for that, Chicago. Really. Jodee lives in SF so she’s used to a …

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Rest in peace, sweet Dexter.

We put Dexter to sleep yesterday. I spent 24 hours laying with him. We cuddled, he purred & licked my nose, I gave him some of his favorite treats & I cried a lot. I miss him so much and am absolutely devastated right now. I did somehow find the …

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Update on Dex. Horrible news…

Another update – I am at my mom’s house with Dexter right now. He doesn’t look great but is so happy I am here. As I write this he is snuggling next to me and purring. I spoke with 2 other vets and there isn’t anything we can do. I …

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Broken heart.

My sweet little Dexter is very sick right now. He is at the vet in LA and may have FIP which is fatal. I spoke to the vet today and while the test did not come back positive, he says there is a 50/50 chance that Dex has it. I …

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