Meet Gabrielle Union at Ulta Beauty for Flawless Hair Launch Chicago September 28th

There are few people I look up to as much as Gabrielle Union. I love how real she is about working out, family time, and glam. I first became enthralled with her for her role as news anchor, Mary Jane Paul on BET’s Being Mary Jane. This fall she’s continuing to add to her business line with her own book – We Need More Wine. … Continue reading Meet Gabrielle Union at Ulta Beauty for Flawless Hair Launch Chicago September 28th

Why Summertime Chi is Magical: Chicago Bucketlist

We wait – through the cold and wind and as we thaw out, our ray of light is summertime Chi. I always question why people love this time of year. People are quick to talk about the festivals or movies in the park or Lollapollza and I’m here to tell you while those all sound great, And I have some tips about them, there’s more … Continue reading Why Summertime Chi is Magical: Chicago Bucketlist

Meet the Chicago Entrepreneur Behind The Beauty App, LISA

There’s a lot that goes into getting ready for an event. And by event, I mean there’s a lot that goes into getting ready for a week. Is your hair done? Did your gel manicure start to peel? The more that I attend parties and grow in my marketing and blogging career, the more I realize that it takes makeup and maybe a straightener to … Continue reading Meet the Chicago Entrepreneur Behind The Beauty App, LISA

Being Single Costs an Extra $2K a Year and Other Reasons You’re Poor

You took fake it till you make it too far. We’re entering the summer months – which in Chicago is a very big deal. It’s that time where buying rounds of drinks (at every rooftop in the city) is important. We’re getting fake tans and taking yoga classes and getting the matching yoga pants that are trending on Instagram. But before you start doing it … Continue reading Being Single Costs an Extra $2K a Year and Other Reasons You’re Poor

Craft Beer Week is in Your Chicago Neighborhood This May

Nothing quite satisfies like craft beer – for some people. If that’s you – then this week is your week. Bringing together Chicago’s craft beer aficionados, the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild is hosting its annual Chicago Craft Beer Week from May 18 through May 25, 2017. There is a number of great events every night to prepare you for excellent craft beer options for your Memorial Day … Continue reading Craft Beer Week is in Your Chicago Neighborhood This May

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago with Morning Yoga and Dance Party 

Get your Chirish festivities started early in the morning on Thursday, March 17, 2016 in Chicago at Daybreaker. Daybreaker is a morning dance party and yoga movement that helps energize you once a month before work. Be part of this international movement and learn more about past Daybreaker Chicago events here. The morning starts with a nice Vinyasa flow one-hour yoga session and then transitions into … Continue reading Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago with Morning Yoga and Dance Party 

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Don Your Victoria’s Secret Laciest During This Valentine’s Day Chicago Charity Run

Running outside (in the city!) in my Victoria’s Secret lace sounds a little extreme—extreme like the weather we tend to have in February. No, no one is taking my clothes. But you and I might be rethinking them during Valentine’s Day  Victoria’s Secret sales. With all of this extra sleepwear, what’s a single girl to do? We brainstormed and slumber parties were totally part of the list. … Continue reading Don Your Victoria’s Secret Laciest During This Valentine’s Day Chicago Charity Run

Beginner’s Guide To Chicago Restaurant Week 2016

Do you smell that? Chicago Restaurant Week starts January 22, 2016 and there’s a lot on the menu. The concept of Chicago Restaurant Week is simple and delicious. For nearly two weeks (January 22, 2016 – February 4, 2016), you can order special lunches and dinners at fixed prices from some of the best restaurants in Chicago from gourmet like Cochon Volant,  to everyday eateries including … Continue reading Beginner’s Guide To Chicago Restaurant Week 2016