I Checked Off a Secret Goal // Link Up

I Checked Off a Secret Goal // Link Up

i love making 101 list progress.  so this month i officially checked off 10 more things.  i'm really trying to get to 50 by new years, but man i know those 'travel' and 'fin…
How Many Costumes Can You Wear In One Weekend?

How Many Costumes Can You Wear In One Weekend?

happy halloween! yes, tara and i made matching pinata costumes, as per our 101 list.  we always buy super cute costumes, but this year we decided to be matching and we decided to make our o…
What Can't You Get Organized?

What Can't You Get Organized?

i love organization.  for me, having my things and my time sorted out in an orderly fashion has a calming effect.  i don't think i'm the only one.  i guess i do know some people, u…
7 Awesome Things About Halloween Time

7 Awesome Things About Halloween Time

true.  but there's certainly a lot of other reasons to love this holiday. the excuse to watch hocus pocus on repeat.  amuck amuck amuck amuck.  it never gets old and despite the fact th…
Just Don't Bother: Let's All Stay In!

Just Don't Bother: Let's All Stay In!

i'll be honest, i'm going out this weekend.  there's a halloween party in wrigleyville.  i adore halloween, it's my favorite holiday plus tara is in town to debut our match…
Haunted Chicago

Haunted Chicago

you know i love all things halloween.  and i absolutely believe in ghosts, because i think i had a ghost friend as a child.  my mom said i would tell her that a girl would visit me and pla…
They Like You, They Really Like You

They Like You, They Really Like You

there's a lot of anticipation that comes with meeting new people.  especially when they need to like you.  what to wear, what to bring, what to talk about.  no it's usually not mak…
Things You Say That Make Me Want To Stab You

Things You Say That Make Me Want To Stab You

i probably could have thought of a nicer title for that, but it's just one of those days.  you know how tuesdays make me crazy.  and i've been feeling sick-like.  not full on sick,…
A Pretty Perfect List

A Pretty Perfect List

remember last week when i mentioned how people named stephanie are awesome?  i fully stand by that.  i've never met a stephanie i didn't get along with.  i'm even fairly certain…
Life Lately

Life Lately

well it's not exactly highlights of the week nor a weekend recap, since it's everything over the past month.  so life lately.  that's fitting, right?  anyway, what i've bee…
Butterscotch Cocktail Cupcakes

Butterscotch Cocktail Cupcakes

and today i bring you cake vodka cupcakes with white chocolate and butterscotch schnapps frosting.  topped with edible gold glitter.  with extra large photos to make you want them right me…
Stephanie

Stephanie

i like my name.  stephanies are absolutely awesome.  it's like a rule you must follow before you're allowed to have that name.  anyway, i'm linking up with kelli and today is a…
A Brewery, Birthday Style

A Brewery, Birthday Style

vimbly contacted me about testing out their service, which they recently expanded into chicago (it also exists in new york and seattle).  the website is seriously great for finding all type…
Web Roundup

Web Roundup

you know, i could update you on my life lately... but those highlights are better suited to only once a month because i can't imagine that you care all that much.  so let's be hone…
Throwback Thursday: I Miss 90s Halloween

Throwback Thursday: I Miss 90s Halloween

oh yes, i'm almost totally ready for this year's halloween.  but...i miss 90s halloween.  i think it's a mixture of not being a kid any more as well as how the halloween rules …