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Roller Derby: The Body Positive Sport?

Roller Derby: The Body Positive Sport?

I had an absolutely amazing experience last night. I’ve always wanted to attend a roller derby bout, but it just hadn’t happened… until last night. While watching the Windy City Rollers from the bleachers with my Mom, I got wildly…

Get Cozy With Sweater Dresses

Get Cozy With Sweater Dresses

Nights are getting chilly, the air is crisp, and the sweet smell of Autumn is in the air. It’s time to get cozy, but that doesn’t mean you need to sacrifice style. Enter: the sweater dress. Cozy, cute, classic, and warm-…

Beat The Heat

Beat The Heat

Chicago is being hit with a heatwave right now with temps feeling like triple digits, and I’m here trying to think of ways to beat the heat (including, but not limited to boozy freeze pops). So how do you power…

Motivational Monday: Stretch Marks

Motivational Monday: Stretch Marks

Happy Monday! I’ve been calling my stretch marks “my battle scars” for ages, but I think I like lightning much better.

Fresh-Faced Blog

Fresh-Faced Blog

Hey everyone,  I hope you’re having a fantastic weekend. With a great deal of help from my handsome hubs (okay, so maybe he did the majority of work), the blog has a new look (as you may have already noticed)!…

Sweater Clips

Sweater Clips

We all know that everything old becomes new again. Sweater clips (a.k.a. sweater pins or sweater guards) were once a thing of the past, but have now started to come back in a big (and very fun) way. You can…

The Times, They Are A Changin’

The Times, They Are A Changin’

By now, we’re all pretty familiar with the gorgeous, kind, and funny Tess Holliday. She’s been making waves and paving the way for a while now, and has become a household name. Her big news today nearly moved me to…

Choose Beautiful

Choose Beautiful

This morning, I was scrolling through Facebook, as I do every morning, to see what the day holds for my friends and family. I stumbled upon this gem and wanted to share it with you all.  By now, I’d say…

That 70’s Groove

That 70’s Groove

70’s style is making a huge comeback! I took my Mom out last night for a Crosby, Stills, and Nash concert at the Chicago Theatre, so today, I’m feeling extra inspired by the style of that era. Metal Frame Round…

Motivational Monday

Motivational Monday

Happy Monday! I can’t believe how quickly the weekend flew by. I’m really not feeling ready for the week, but I saw something this week that makes me feel a bit better…