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Back in the Chi.

I arrived in Chicago on Wednesday evening. Had to have a little fun with hipstamatic while I was in the air. I love this app. I was told to skip taking the cab to my friend’s condo and to head directly to the bar for the Blackhawks game. That’s hockey, …

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Aunt Rose is awesome.

My mom, Jess, and I took a trip to Target today. After Target, we went to pick up my 91 year old great aunt Rose to have a BBQ and watch the Laker game at my mom’s house. I called Rose on my cell to ask her if she could …

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Oh, Rosie.

Had another chat with the infamous Great Aunt Rose. I love this woman. I will try to continue to posts our chats here because she is just so funny! So Rosie {btw — we never call her Rosie to her face. Only when talking about her, because it’s fun} loves …

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My great aunt is sassy and I love her.

I had a late night phone session with 91 {92 in August} year old great aunt Rose tonight. I sat here typing key points of the conversation because I love her Rose-isms. She was asking who I got free calls with on my cell and then went on a rant …

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This is not easy.

I have been back in LA for one week and I feel so different. I think I’ve lost that spark that I had in Chicago. I am not miserable, but it just doesn’t feel the same. LA doesn’t have that special something that Chicago has, and I am not the …

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The English roll arm sofa.

{source} I am head over heels in love with every single English roll arm sofa I have ever seen. They are so perfect and lovely & I really want one. I may even go so far as to say that I need one. Isn’t Sofia Coppola’s sofa {pictured above} absolute …

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Oprah.

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 …

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It just keeps getting better.

I cannot believe this. I got an email this morning. Anyone want to guess what I got tickets to? Source And the roommate emailed me. She is really excited for me to move in, and to go out on Saturday night. It really just keeps getting better. Looking back at …

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Happy New Year

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 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 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 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 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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