All tagged Summer

5 Summer Date Ideas

Sometimes the hardest part about date night can be figuring out what to do and falling into the same old routine. To jumpstart your summer date nights we’ve come up with 5 easy and fun ideas that will have you giggling and hopefully ending the night the way all date nights should end.

His Style: Summer Picks

With the nicer weather finally here I can't wait to put away the rain jackets and boots and pull out my summer leisure wear. Below you'll find items that are my current favorites and hands-down go-to when I want to be comfortable and yet maintain some semblance of fashion.

Summer Bucket List

Summer in the midwest is a sacred time. Lasting only a few short months we always want to take advantage of all our city has to offer in the warmer months.

This summer our bucket list is a little unique since its also our list of things to do before we move. Because of this we created a bucket list with two sides. One for adults and one for kids.

Midsummer Nights Dream

A perfect summer night, a romantic setting, an adorable family and a floral crown.  Let me present to you the Ilbawi Family.

Last week I met with this beautiful family at the Chicago Botanic Gardens.  Beth is pregnant with her third child...yeah that's right, third child! This seems especially unbelievable to me since we had our oldest children at the same time and I can't imagine having to care for another living thing right now.  Let me tell all you mama's out there that have more than two...I bow down to you. But my fear of more children aside, what resulted from this meet up was a fun evening filled with lots of running, giggling and sweet family moments. 

Style Tips: Backyard 4th of July Party

4th of July…a time for hot dogs, sparklers and backyard parties!  Hosting a 4th of July party has become a tradition at our house. My husband became a US citizen in 2014 so we go all in when celebrating ‘Merica. Below I’ll break down how I go about putting together a fabulous and casual 4th of July party.

Style Tips: Summer Planters

Summer has arrived to Evanston!   As I crawl out of my winter hibernation it's the time for all things new.  My wardrobe needs a spring refresh and so does the front of my house.  It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when trying to figure out what to put in the planters so I thought I’d break down how I go about styling a gorgeous summer planter.