beautiful + broken

It’s been 2 weeks exactly since I finished my first semester of art school! What a whirlwind! I have been processing exactly what I’ve learned this semester about art & myself as an artist. One thing that truly surprised me was how much art really healed me. These photos show probably the most near-to-my-heart art …

The “D” Wall

I've never gotten more love or hate for one piece of decor in my home. People either love the D wall and offer to buy me D's if they see them OR tease me with phrases like "oh did you only get that far learning the alphabet?" "Do you want some of DEEZ nuts?!" (that one actually …

Tour Chicago Like a Local: What to do in Chicago for FREE this summer!

So you’re visiting Chicago this summer?! Awesome! Chicago is a city that comes alive in the summer. It takes on a whole new persona. In fact, the first day over 50 degrees after a long cold winter you’ll likely see people outside running, at the parks, out in beer gardens and simply enjoying the first …

Barre so Hard

I know you've probably seen my instas or multiple check-ins on Facebook, but I started taking Pure Barre in December 2016 and wanted to share my experience with people who may have wanted to try but are a bit hesitant. Let me start by introducing myself and  a little bit of my fitness background. I'm …