Learn French and Celebrate Bastille Day in Chicago this Summer with Alliance Française de Chicago

Bonjour! Being a huge Francophile, I am so happy to partner with Alliance Française de Chicago on this post. If you're a Francophile living in Chicago, I highly recommend you take a visit to Alliance Française de Chicago or "AFChicago" - they build the Francophone community in Chicago with French classes, wine and gastronomy clubs, … Continue reading Learn French and Celebrate Bastille Day in Chicago this Summer with Alliance Française de Chicago

It’s Hat Season! Straw Boater Hats That Will Elevate the Summer Look

I have this thing for straw hats. And I love wearing them with my summer dresses because I really think they change up the look. Not to mention keep the sun away from your face and give the extra protection from the sun that you need. Living in Chicago, I have two sets of hats … Continue reading It’s Hat Season! Straw Boater Hats That Will Elevate the Summer Look

More Than 4 Reasons Why We Loved Our Staycation at the Newly Renovated Four Seasons Chicago Hotel

Last month, we celebrated our 10 year wedding anniversary and Charlie's birthday with a staycation at the newly renovated Four Seasons Chicago Hotel. It was luxurious, fun, kid-friendly - and just the staycation we needed in Chicago. We partnered with the Chicago Tourism Board (Choose Chicago) on this staycation to promote the opening of hotels … Continue reading More Than 4 Reasons Why We Loved Our Staycation at the Newly Renovated Four Seasons Chicago Hotel

Let’s Get Real: How We Talked to Our Child About the Recent Hate and Violence Against Asians and Asian Americans

May is Asian American Pacific Islander ("AAPI") Heritage Month. It is a month that we, Americans, pay tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have been influential and instrumental to America's history and success. It's a month to remind my sons the beauty in them as well as their heritage. And that … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: How We Talked to Our Child About the Recent Hate and Violence Against Asians and Asian Americans

Let’s Explore! Where to Find Crabapple Spring Blooms in Chicago

My favorite crabapple tree to photograph in Chicago Happy Spring! Spring came early to the Chicago this year. To be honest, I am ready for spring but not the spring blossoms. You see, I love it when Chicago is in full bloom but I need more time to go looking for it. Because if you … Continue reading Let’s Explore! Where to Find Crabapple Spring Blooms in Chicago

Memorable Experiences and Fun Things to Do With Your Kids During Spring Break in Chicago

Spring break is around the corner and if you have kids attending a Chicago Public School, it's next week. This year's spring break is definitely different than last year's - when we were in lockdown with nowhere to go and most of us had our spring break trips or plans canceled. As Covid-19 numbers and … Continue reading Memorable Experiences and Fun Things to Do With Your Kids During Spring Break in Chicago