Shop Buzzed: Chicago’s Best Kept Shopping Secret

I wanted to give you the latest buzz about the newest party in Chicago! Shop Buzzed was concocted by two loveable ladies behind Chloe’s Cravings and Shop 522 Envy. It is a once a month event that combines drinking your favorite cocktail or caffeinated beverage and local Chicago entrepreneurs in one space.They came up with this…

The Ultimate Geek Guide To Chicago

Are you in search of a total geek fest?  You don’t have to search for long—Chicago is a nerds paradise. Love to drink beer and waste quarters at arcade bars? The city boasts plenty of them. Prefer to gain literary knowledge? Just pick an institution and check out an exhibition or spend the weekend at…

13 Playful Plus Size Floral Finds

Can you believe we’re halfway through May? It’s going by so quickly, so make sure you take time to smell the flowers and…wear them! Thanks to Lane Bryant, I recently debuted this gorgeous scuba floral dress on the runway as apart of the Leading Ladies Luncheon at Chez Chicago.  Don’t worry if you missed the live social…

The Local Tourist: A Chicago Staycation

Sometimes you just can’t get away. Maybe you don’t have enough time or money to plan some elaborate, last-minute vacation, or maybe you don’t have the vacation days. But surely you can find time to relax for at least a day or two. Good thing we live in Chicago—the city that’s full of good eats and…

Saved By The Bell Pop Up Diner

I totally geeked out when Saved by the Max, a diner modeled after the eatery in the 90’s sitcom the Saved By The Bell set up shop here in Chicago. The diner was a huge hit, so they agreed to stay well past the original end date which means you all have until May 31, 2017…

Windy City Bloggers Holiday Party

Christmas is right around the corner, but I haven’t been feeling particularly festive. That all changed when I attended the annual Windy City Bloggers Holiday Party. So, I want to thank the co-founders Erin Bassett, and Kit Graham and our host Hyatt Centric Chicago for making this party fabulous and free! As always thank you…

Financial Literacy Workshop

I’m so thankful I had the opportunity to attend the #PushMoneyMatters workshop yesterday. I arrived early, and took part in the morning forum led by Reverend Jesse Jackson Sr. Corey Mays gave an uplifting speech highlighting his transition from a professional NFL linebacker to Angel Investing, Economic Development, and Sports Journalism. Mr. Cheeks kicked off…