Soul Food 18 :: When the Inspiration Runs Dry
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Soul Food 18 :: When the Inspiration Runs Dry

Ciaooo! Like always, I write about different phases/moments I’m going through in my life and lately I’ve found myself in a period of gathering tons of information to inspire and motivate myself both personally and professionally.  To clarify, I don’t mean “inspiration running dry” in the sense of losing motivation to blog or write.  I mean the bigger feeling when you are just kind of passing through your day to day not feeling particularly motivated to do new things, think…

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Must Reads For Girl Bosses
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Must Reads For Girl Bosses

I will be frank with everyone here and say that I have never been a “reader.”  It’s not something I’m particularly proud of, as I know reading is a very valuable tool for acquiring new vocabulary and expanding upon writing skills but I’ve just never been able to find fun in it.  My theory is that years of required reading of boring *classics* in school ruined any passion I could have ever previously held for the hobby. I had only…

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4 Tips To Upgrade Your Blog
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4 Tips To Upgrade Your Blog

Ciao tutti! I often get asked questions about my blog theme, and what I use for hosting so I thought I’d come up with one master post detailing everything I’ve done to get to this point — not to say that I don’t still have loads of room for improvement and learning! 😉  Today, I’m outlining the best things I’ve done for my blog in the hopes that it doesn’t take everyone as long as it took me to navigate…

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Bed and Breakfast By the Lake
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Bed and Breakfast By the Lake

Ciao tutti! If you follow me on the gram, you may have seen that I went on a loooovely little weekend getaway to Michigan last weekend.  My boyfriend and I stayed at this adorable bed and breakfast in the Douglas/Saugatuck area called The Kirby and we had the most fun and relaxing weekend away from Chicago.  In today’s post I’m taking you through the activities, eats, and relaxation that this little slice of Michigan has to offer.

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A Special Offer for My Chicago Friends!
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A Special Offer for My Chicago Friends!

Ciao ciaoo! Calling all Chicago foodies — today’s post is for you!  I’ve teamed up with DiningOut Chicago Magazine to bring my midwest friends a super special offer for hitting the best restaurants in town. The lovely ladies at DiningOut have put together the first ever Chicago Passbook, featuring 2-for-1 offers, distillery tours, coffee roaster tours, cupcakes, doughnuts and more at 50+ food and drink venues all over town.  The passbook has over $1,400 in savings and is valid through September 30, 2018.…

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