This week was far from quiet. I had two dentist appointments and a deep cleaning which took way longer than anticipated during the workday. No complaints after the fact, and there is nothing better than clean teeth and healthy gums.
We had a date night to check out the new chef at The Four Seasons in Chicago. I enjoyed the Sommelier, Owen, that recently joined the team. Chicago is starting to warm up, and our garden is beginning to take shape. Wells Street, our big art fair, is in two weeks. I still have a lot to do before the weekend.
I wrapped up the 2023 version of The Paris Guide, and you will hear more about that in your inbox soon. Next week, my 3-day long weekend itineraries will launch. I am very excited about this one. I will explain the difference and what is included this week.
Grab your coffee and croissants, and join me for links I love this long weekend. Xo
The same owners as Saint James and Relais Christine are opening a new hotel in Paris. This is on my radar to stay later this year.
I added these sunglasses to my summer rotation. I love them!
The best hotels in Lake Como bookmark this one. We loved visiting Lake Como and would do it again in a heartbeat.
These Staub colorful bowls are so fun for entertaining and were inspired by the colors of macarons.
23 Best Things to Do in Chicago I am way overdue for an updated Chicago guide
I have been stepping up my workout game for summer and recently picked up some new workout clothes from Nike and these sneakers, which are currently on sale for under $60. I got them in black. A friend told me she also has these and loves them.
Chicago’s rooftop movie lineup is out. I missed this last year and want to do this during the summer this year.
Our new cabinet arrived recently for our front room. You can see how the space is transforming here. We are still waiting for our matching navy couch, and I am still looking for a new coffee table. We love our Samsung tv and will be moving the dresser to my workspace for more storage for me and less furniture in the room.
This week’s best sellers include some great items from Madewell, currently 30% off. I bought the jumper and white linen pants.
How early should you get to the airport? according to the experts, this is always a discussion between my husband and me. I am an early bird on this one, and one of the only times I like to be early!
I have been deeply engrossed in this book under an umbrella, and I don’t want it to end. I started it a while back, picked it up, and will finish it before I fly home. We are in Florida visiting family.
Pearls are making a comeback, here is how to wear them. I love the Monica Vinader pearl earrings I have been wearing on repeat.
This EltaMD sunscreen has almost 5,000 rave reviews on DermStore. I am ordering it to see if it lives up to the hype. I would love to know if you have tried it.
Flight attendants 12 summer etiquette rules of flying via NYT
The dress you loved so much in white is now under $100 with a coupon code. It has Under the Tuscan Sun vibes
Memorial Day sales to shop this weekend include Madewell, J.Crew, Jenni Kayne, and so many more. This is a great time to shop if you want to update your summer wardrobe. I bought this dress in size small
My favorite blueberry muffin recipe for those who have asked! I add a sugar and cinnamon topping for a crunchy top.
I rave about Lake Pajamas for me. My pajama drawer is exploding, and I now have summer and winter sections. They launched some great items for him. If you want to upgrade your pajamas or need a Father’s Day gift, these are great.
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