Since 2010, V&R handbags, has been dominating the European market.  Finally, these stunning bags have made their way to the U.S.  Gorgeous knit bags that are completely handmade from beginning to end, with flawless quality and craftmanship.  The designs are classic, with a flair of texture and color, that truly are unique.  I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to chat with husband and wife owners, Vasilis and Roxani Borsis, to find out moreRead More →

Those of you who read my posts regularly, are aware, that in January of this year I started project organization.  The goal was to organize ALL of the unorganized areas of my home.  So over the past 5 months, I have been cleaning out bathrooms, closets, offices, cabinets, etc.  We are now rolling into the summer and I’m still going. My newest project was to declutter my armoire, and make it look pretty enough toRead More →

Whether you’re traveling, rocking a festival, or just getting lost in the city this summer, a cool backpack is imperative.  This seasons “it” bag has gotten a complete makeover.  Taking on fresh new looks, in pretty florals, funky prints and statement making graphics and patches, the backpack definitely isn’t what it used to be. I myself have been wanting a backpack for quite a while.  There are so many times that I want to beRead More →

Having 3 boys in my house, means, my pantry must be stocked at all times.  Aside from having snacks and meals for the family, you never know when a guest might stop by, or who your husband might bring home ( I hate when they do that).  Not to mention I love to entertain, so if people do stop by, I must have something yummy to serve them, even if it’s at the last minute.  TheseRead More →

Happy Friday Everyone!!  Just a quick post to let you know that my friend Karra and I are off to the Big Apple for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony!  When I heard Pearl Jam was being inducted, I knew that I wanted to go, but I never thought that I could actually pull it off.  I’m thrilled to be able to experience a piece of rock and roll history!  Hopefully, I’llRead More →

As far as I’m concerned, winter is pretty much over (woohoo).  I really can’t complain though, because we had it good here in Chicago this winter, but I just love Spring.  It’s the light at the end of a dreary winter tunnel.  I adore this time of year for it’s warmer temps, my beautiful tulips, and most important, my spring wardrobe.  As soon as April rolls around, I am ready for change.  I’m done withRead More →

Happy St. Patty’s Day Everyone!  Today is a quick little post, featuring my recipe for a Shamrock Shake.  It’s a win win because, it tastes great, without all of the junk!  Try it out, I promise you won’t be disappointed:)   Shamrock Shake Recipe Here is what you’ll need: 4 cups of vanilla ice cream 2 1/2 cups of milk 1 drop of Doterra peppermint oil or 1/2 teaspoon mint extract 10 drops of greenRead More →

Get your wardrobe ready for Spring’s trends, with Zara. I will admit, I am a self-proclaimed shopaholic, hehe and I am sure that I’m not the only one out there, either.  These days with fashion literally  at our finger tips, it is hard not to want every single trend that comes our way.  When it comes to trends, however, I just can’t justify spending a lot of money.  Usually, the piece gets worn one timeRead More →

Tackling each project, one room at a time! I’m trying to clean out all of the rooms in my house, and make them organized, functional, and pretty, all at the same time.  Believe me when I tell you, it can be done.  It takes a little time and a minimal amount of money, but it is worth it in the end.  It’s amazing how freshening up and organizing a space, can make your room feelRead More →

Are you’re thinking of doing some light decorating this spring?  If so, then you must check out my favorite “face lift” for your walls, self adhesive, temporary wall paper!  Wallpaper is one of those design elements that you either love or hate.  I actually love the look of wallpaper, especially in a small space, such as a powder room or laundry room.  Using it for an accent wall is super cool too!  The problem mostRead More →