My Summer Must-Haves

With last week’s little tease of summer in Chicago, I’m counting down the days until we get that heat again! There’s nothing I love more than a hot summer day. My skin and hair, on the other hand, don’t share the same feelings. I’m sharing my five favorite products to beat the heat and humidity all summer long… I’ve purchased and repurchased year after year so rest assured they’re tried and true. They’re all under $40, too!

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How to Make the Perfect Mint Julep

I had the incredible opportunity to attend the Kentucky Derby and all of the festivities surrounding it back in 2019 and I cannot wait to go back some day! It was such a fun few days and one of my more memorable trips to date. While it wasn’t in the cards to attend this year, rest assured I’ll be watching from home and celebrating in style this weekend!

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Two Unexpected Spring Cocktails

My toxic trait is that every time someone tells me they don’t like one of my favorite things to eat or drink, I’m like, “BUT WAIT… Have you tried it like this??” While I’m sure my friends and family find it annoying, I mean it with the most love! I like to think I’ve developed a bit of an epicurean palette in my adult life. Champagne tastes on a beer budget, if you will. But no matter if you’re a champagne popper or a hops connoisseur, I’ve got a spring cocktail recipe for you!

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The Drugstore Beauty Brand I Like

I feel like I’ve finally come out of the skincare rut that I found myself in January and February. Between the freezing cold temperatures and not really feeling like I had much of a routine, my skin felt so dull, red, and breakout-prone. Not a good look!

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