Monthly Archives: February 2011

Fall 2011: Christian Siriano

Kicking off my fall fashion week coverage is this simple + pretty combination from Christian Siriano. I would definitely wear this to a party! See his complete fall show at image credit: phot by yannis vlamos/ at

Week Five: Lulu Powers

I don’t know about you, but with the winter weather we’ve been having, I am more than ready for spring and summer and all things outdoors again. While I wait, I find myself picking up Lulu Powers‘ cookbook, Food to Flowers, over and over and dreaming about the parties I wish I were at! It’s […]

January Flickr Faves

One of the things that gets missed with weekly posting is my Friday Flickr Five. I’m still as avid a Flickr user as ever and I’d like to share some favorites with you on a monthly basis. The snowpocalypse distracted me this week, so better late than never, here are some January Flickr Faves: Port […]

Pre-Fall 2011: Cacharel

Coziness from Cacharel’s pre-fall collection. The top half would be perfect to wear today: it’s a balmy 7 degrees. See the full Cacharel show at image credit: photo courtesy of cacharel for

Snow Day Bonus: The BEST Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chicago is digging out from Snowpocalypse 2011. And to me, snow days mean baking, so I dug out a favorite recipe for chocolate chip cookies. I hereby declare them the best ever. (I think it’s the oatmeal.) Give it a try and see if you don’t agree: Chocolate Chip Cookies (can be doubled) 1 cup […]