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Things That Caught My Eye This Week

01. Flower Power. Denim Mules get a kick courtesy of some pretty embroidered flowers. 02. Eat Up. Easy-to-make summer salads that pack a healthy punch. 03. In The Bag. The perfect top handle bag to carry into fall. 04. This Just In. 4 ways to update your work wardrobe for fall. 05. Out Of The Blue. Or should I say out of this world, because that’s exactly what this beauty is! 06. A Summertime Superfood. 7 genius ways to enjoy summer’s favorite fruit. 07. Wear-With-All.  Transitional dresses that will take you seamlessly from summer into fall. 08. Favorites this week Under $100...

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Things That Caught My Eye This Week

o1. Waste Not,Want Not. And all this time I thought food expiration dates were on packaging to protect consumers. 02. Loose and Light. Wear this sweet little coverup from beach to bistro. 03. Fido Friendly. I’ve been using this superfood for years, but who knew I could have been sharing its health benefits with my dog? 04. Flower Power. A flirty ruffle skirt married to a pretty floral print comes together in a perfect wrap dress. 05. One Stop Shopping. Furnishing your home just got a little easier thanks to this new site. 06. Modern Classic. Still loving Veronica Beard’s take on this cotton-poplin...

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Things That Caught My Eye This Week

01. Best Dressed. The street style stars from Paris Fashion Week. 02. In case you missed it. An Oscars 2017  fashion recap. 03. Function over form. Avoid these bathroom decorating mistakes . 04. Youth-busters. Doing these 8 things will make you age faster. 05. No one’s perfect. These brave women get real on Instagram to prove it. 06. Good things come in small packages…like this nursery, for instance. 07. Gotta get away. 14 Classic escapes from coast to coast. 08. Homesick. Why your home may be making you ill. 09. Drink Up. 8 superfood lattes to start your day off right. 10. Last Laugh. A dance-off that will have...

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Things That Caught My Eye This Week

Happy Friday, everyone! After a week where we saw snow yet again here in Chicago, I’m thrilled to be heading out of town for a while to a much warmer locale –  South Florida. I look forward to sharing the sunny scenery with you right here, next week. Wishing you a wonderful weekend wherever in the world you happen to be. Make it a good one and have a Happy Easter! xx~M For your weekend perusal, here are some of the things that caught my eye this week… 1. Having a hard time pronouncing your favorite designer’s names? No...

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A Home For The Ages

I could feel this bewitching Lake Forest estate casting its spell over me from the moment I stepped beneath its suspended iron canopy. To call this Howard Van Doren Shaw masterpiece breathtaking would be an understatement, as every nuanced detail of its ten-thousand square feet is not only pristine, but exquisite in its design and décor. Shaw, the famed architect who designed this manor home in 1909 for a prominent grain and stock trader, did so in the refined English Arts & Crafts style that he is renowned for. The historic property has all the grace and charm of its...

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