Travel Guide: Chicago


Since my brother moved to the Chicago area several years ago, it’s become one of my favorite places to travel to. The flight from Little Rock is so quick, making it an easy trip, and one I really enjoy. Now that I’ve traveled to the area several times, I thought it would be fun to put together a little travel guide of some of my favorite museums, coffee shops, and other fun things–

plus it’s an excuse to share way to many photos from my most recent trip!

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6 Romantic Dresses for Spring

6-romantic-spring-dresses-ethically-madeAs spring approaches I often find myself drawn to more romantic and bohemian pieces, specifically when it comes to dresses. There’s just nothing like a flowy fun dress when the weather warms up. Finding  more feminine pieces in the world of ethical and eco-friendly fashion can be challenging, but it’s definitely not impossible, so today I’ve rounded up six of my favorite romantic dresses for the new season.

From dramatic maxi lengths, to sweet daytime frocks, let’s talk dresses.

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What I Wore in Chicago | 4 Travel Outfits (& a Vlog!)


Happy Monday friends! To kick off the Chicago posts, today I’m sharing what I wore while I was traveling. I like to keep things pretty minimal when I’m away, and for this trip I ended up packing 13 pieces of clothing. It gave me a lot of options to choose from, but still let me just take a carry-on bag, because who wants to stand in the check-in line? For travel I like to stick to a few basics that I know will be comfortable and easy to wear, and I also like to throw in a fun piece or two to mix things up. Staples in my travel wardrobe include stretchy jeans, striped tees, comfy sweaters, sneakers, and a crossbody bag. Read on to the end to find my Chicago travel vlog which features three more outfits!

Whether you’re planning a travel wardrobe, or just want some easy outfit inspiration, read on!

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The Weekender // No. 18

chicago-evanston-coffee-shopWell friends, another weekend is here, and I’m spending it trying to get over a cold which means lots of ginger tea and quiet work. Despite being ill, I can’t say I’m mad about it! I got back from Chicago late Wednesday night, and can’t wait to share all of the content I shot while I was traveling– I even tried my hand at creating a travel and outfit vlog that I’ll be posting to my YouTube channel soon! Life has been pretty quiet this week since I’m a teacher, and it’s spring break. I’m grateful for the opportunity to rest and recover, and I’m looking forward to being back to working with my students on Monday.

But for now, it’s time for another round of weekend links!

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Whole Foods Beauty Bag Review 2017

whole-foods-beauty-bag-review-2017Every year Whole Foods releases a makeup bag filled up with a curated selection of natural beauty and skincare products. The bags are a limited release, and this year’s version contains $90 worth of goodies for just $18! If you are looking to dip your toe into the world of natural and eco-friendly beauty, the beauty bag is an excellent and cost effective way to get started. The beauty bags go on sale on March 24th, and are available in Whole Foods stores while they last! Whole Foods was kind enough to let me test out a bag, so today I’ll be sharing what the bag includes and some mini reviews so you can be fully informed when you run to grab your bag!

Natural beauty goodness, here we come!

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