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Weekend Picturebook: Chicago

S A T U R D A Y 


img_2652[lunch at portillo’s + catching up with my favorite walmartian-arkansan-chicagoans!]

img_2649[contemporary art museum]

img_2659[pre-dinner drinks at Pop’s Champagne (not pictured) then pizza at the famous Lou Malnati’s! it was amaaaazing]

img_2675[post-dinner walk along the beach with beautiful views of the skyline]

img_2679[the drake! my beautiful, old hotel in a perfect location]

S U N D A Y 


img_2758[early morning walk on the beach – it was cold, but totally worth it]

img_2776[after the cold, long walk, I deserved this, right?? vanilla bean + chocolate old fashioned from glazed and infused]

img_2780[art institute of chicago was incredible – saw some of my favorites from renoir + monet. I could have spent all day in here!]

img_2797[cliche bean picture + walk through millennium park – then more walking, eating, and shopping before …]

img_2819[the big event – oscars war room! we were certainly exhausted by the end of it, but very proud of a successful campaign]

If you didn’t see the Oscars and are interested in learning more about how we played a part in the night, check out these videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLs6zAwIMDe3MCfYpFAi2PYe9TtUJC3Ig9 

xo xo

NYC Throwback 2007

As I was posting photos from my weekend getaway to New York City, I was reminiscing about my last trip to the Big Apple the summer I graduated high school. So I wanted to share a few photos …



[Mom + great aunt Deane]


[first night out]


[took this photo just for my then high-school sweetheart, awww]


[first ever celebrity sighting … Fergie!]


[visiting the Glamour offices]


[photoshoot in Central Park]


[on the Today Show]


[Naked Cowboy]

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[with Lisa Rinna after Chicago – loved her from way back when in Days of Our Lives]


[Legally Blonde]


[terrifying pedicab ride]


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Teaser for tomorrow’s post: The Best (and Worst) in Gossip Girl Fashion