Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Ode To An Apple

Honey Crisp, Honey Crisp - how I love thee.
So so sweet and yummy.
You taste scrumptious with peanut butter (crunchy of course).
Definitely the one for me.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Fall Fun Day

Tomorrow is one of my favorite days of the year! My family and I head up to Michigan to pick pumpkins right from the patch, fill bushels of apples off the tree, and collect rocks from the beach. I can't wait!


{via Audrey Hepburn Complex}
What a beautiful fall day!

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Cowhide Rug

I bought a rich brown cow hide rug yesterday! I have wanted one for years, and IKEA just lowered the price - so I couldn't resist. Now I just have to figure out the perfect spot for it!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Footwear Fantasy

At $235, price is the only reason I can come up with why I do not absolutely need this pair of boots. I saw them in Hanig's the other day, and the leather is so soft and looks like they will wear beautifully. Ah...

Monday, September 13, 2010

Venue One

I recently started working as the Venue Representative for Venue One - a new event space in Chicago. Our first event took place last May (pre-opening) and is currently featured as the cover shot on this summer's Biz Bash Magazine! We also won the award through Biz Bash for 'Best New Venue'!!!

The official first event takes place in a couple weeks, but here are some raw shots of the space:

It is a warehouse/industrial space in the heart of Chicago's West Loop neighborhood (located right across the street from Harpo Studios). Unlike some of the other loft style venues, Venue One is polished and sparkling new. It is a blank slate ready to be transformed into whatever you can dream up. There are two levels which allows two events to go on at the same time. I can go on and on about the great features of this place (that is my job afterall), but instead I will share a couple more photos from our first event:

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Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Coo'ing Over Coral

I just came across this picture of a Martha Stewart room that I am in love with. It is so soft and feminine. I love the various tones of coral as well as the muted tones of yellow and gray that play off the coral so well. Add in wide molding and textural velvet with a bowl of fresh blooms and you have a room that is enviable.

Monday, September 6, 2010


With my best friend just having her first, I have babies on the mind. I wish I would have come across this photo earlier (like when I was planning her shower). The idea of using the classic white onesie as decoration for a baby shower is a brilliant idea. They are cost effective and create such a clean and crisp look. Plus, the mom-to-be can take these home after the celebration to use on her little one!

Thursday, September 2, 2010

Lucy Jean

I am such a proud 'aunty' of newly born little Lucy Jean! She is so perfect, and I can't wait to get to know her and see her grow up. Babies have a way of filling you with so much love.