Floral Mural at Violet Hour in Wicker Park I know I say this every year but this has been the longest winter ever! But this year was a different kind of long winter. Not only did I experience the coldest winter day of my life (ever) when it was -54 degrees (with the windchill) on … Continue reading Happy First Day of Spring (finally)!
Happy Valentine's Day! In honor of this holiday, I wanted to share the color pink, specifically pink in Chicago. So...I published this post three days after Valentine's Day so happy late Valentine's Day. My goal was to get it out on the holiday but life got in the way. This post is inspired by an … Continue reading Let’s Explore! Finding Pink In Chicago
About four months ago, we drove down Chicago Avenue and noticed a new mural...the honey bears by the artist fnnch, known for many amazing and fun art work but most notably (to me) the honey bears! I've seen pictures of the honey bears on Instagram in other cities and have wondered why they haven't made … Continue reading Let’s Explore! The Honey Bears Mural
Bugaboo in the City - Greetings from Chicago Mural in Logan Square You guys! I recently partnered with Bugaboo to share with BugabooUSA's Instagram page my favorite places to explore, eat and play in Chicago with our Bugaboo Donkey² twin stroller as part of its Bugaboo in the City edition! It's like a mini-guide for … Continue reading Let’s Explore! My Favorite Places To Take Our Bugaboo Donkey² Stroller in Chicago
Last year, I decided to invest more time on this blog. I started this blog in 2013 as a way to share pictures of Luke and offer tips and what I've learned about motherhood, hence - Second City Mom. But I quickly realized that I didn't have any great tips to offer and felt like … Continue reading Let’s Get Real: Why I Started Blogging Again and What I’ve Learned
Chicago's public art scene, especially murals, is so fun to explore! These murals add so much color and character to the city. Some are so big that you can't miss them either driving or walking down the street. Others are located in neighborhood streets or alleys. If you've been reading the blog or follow me … Continue reading Let’s Explore! Luke’s Favorite Murals In Chicago