Happy Wednesday, everyone! I hope you all had a glorious Memorial Day weekend. Summer was in full effect, here in Chicago. Mother Nature decided to open the oven and let the heat out. 91 degrees Friday-Monday. My face melted more times that I can count.
Have you ever gone grocery shopping and thought to yourself, “I can totally make this”? Continue reading “Homemade Garlic Hummus”
This past weekend, I took a trip to the Pilsen neighborhood in Chicago and had brunch at S.K.Y. Recently featured in Chicago Magazine as one of the best new restaurants in the city. I immediately went to their website and browsed the menu. Both the brunch and dinner menu captured my eye. So I quickly made a reservation for Sunday to celebrate an early Mother’s Day with the madre.
For 2018, one of my new year’s resolutions was to take better care of my skin. I am fortunate enough to be blessed with some pretty great skin and I can confidently say, I get it from my mama. Her skin looks like a pre-pubescent teenager. Completely untouched with all kinds of high cheekbones and zero wrinkles in sight. Continue reading “My Nightly Skincare Routine”
At the end of 2017, I needed to re-evaluate my surroundings at home. I was feeling overwhelmed at work and just loaded with stress. I hated walking into my own condo and looking at old furniture that I had purchased with my ex-boyfriend. The more I looked at it, the more I wanted to get rid of it. I hated every piece of furniture in my home. My closets were crowded and had zero organization to it. My dining room table was falling apart and didn’t match anything in my home. My sofa was dark and too long. Continue reading “Marble & Velvet”