Chi-City Summer – Part II

Chi-City Summer – Part II

With a guest in tow, I revisit my town’s oldest gems and discover a new restaurant that I’ve only until now heard about. Read Chi-City Summer – Part I.

Freestyle Floral Arrangement

Freestyle Floral Arrangement

Last Sunday on the way home from grilling burgers and munching on kettle-flavored PopCorners (the perfect combo of crispy and fluffy!) and thoroughly reliving my 90s K-Pop/hip hop days with the likes of Cool, Tupac and Biggie on the party’s playlist, I stopped into one flower shop and two delis in search of blooms for … Continue reading

Life in Technicolor

Life in Technicolor

Ten designers predicted 10 interior design trends to expect in 2013, including a call for bright paint colors, reasoning that the increase of HDTVs has “dialed up” our sense of vision. But vibrant, bold and bright….or blinding? My iPhone screen default setting is way below half of the brightness, and I’m always dimming  TV screens and … Continue reading