How I styled my outdoor mantel 5 ways, with 2 artificial grass plants, from Target! Let me start out by saying, I normally do not use artificial plants in my decor.  However, when I saw these plants, I knew I needed them.  They were simple, but came in nice ceramic pots that are neutral, so they work with everything.  I picked them up from Target on a whim, knowing I would find use for themRead More →

Hi Everyone!  So sorry that I haven’t posted in a while, I’ve been super busy working on a very exciting project, as well as, refereeing my three boys, now that it’s summer vacation, hehe.  No excuses though, I’m here to tell you that there are blog posts waiting in the wings, along with some big news!!! So stay tuned and keep following!  Cool things are coming, and I can’t wait to share them with allRead More →

Watch Chicagoland stylist Linzi Coco, as she shows you how to get the perfect blowout at home.  Follow her steps to getting a beautiful, silky smooth look, that literally lasts for days. Check out these step by step videos, as she reveals her tips and tricks to flawless hair.     Click here to contact Coco Beauty Lounge    Step 1 Cleansing the hair Shampooing It is crucial that you make sure your hair is properlyRead More →

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 →