Have you heard of Geneva? It's not to be confused with Lake Geneva. It also can sometimes be mixed up with Galena. However, it's very much its own unique, charming town. About an hour outside of the city (just pop a bottle of Prosecco jump on the Metra!) it's the perfect day trip or weekend escape. There are tons of amazing shops, restaurants, and things to do in this picturesque town, all within walking distance. So, obviously when Nicole proposed the idea of a girls "day cation" to Geneva, we jumped at the opportunity! Her sweet friend, Meredith, at BB Interiors, organized the day for us, and created an itinerary of her favorite can't-miss local spots. She and her friend Sarah hung out with us all day and were amazing tour guides! Here's what the day looked like:Read More
Over the years, I've tried several at-home sunless tanning products in attempts to find a more cost effective version to salon spray tans, and much healthier alternative to a real tan. Now that the weather is actually warm, my glow-in-the-dark pale skin needs to get fixed ASAP.
Unfortunately actually pulling off a fake tan that isn't streaky, uneven, and doesn't give off a flaming-hot-cheetos-esque glow is potentially more rare than scoring a seat on the Brown line at 8:30am. Knowing you're likely in the same dilemma, I've paired up with Ulta, one of my favorite beauty retailers, to bring you my guide to the perfect at-home sunless tan!
So, great news: you won't be the pastiest girl at the pool next weekend.Read More
Happy long weekend everyone! I actually had a big announcement post planned for today, but ran into some technical glitches and I don't have everything ready quite yet! So apologies for the brevity, but sometimes, these things just happen, right?
I'm off to the lake house to spend the next four days with Neal's family, hopefully doing very stereotypical Memorial Day Weekend activities (you know...eating, drinking, roasting marshmallows, hanging out at the beach, more eating...)
Just a couple things on my to-do list over the next few days:Read More