The Farmer's Wife

Introducing Amy from The Farmer's Wife. 1. | Let's start simple, how did you choose the name of your blog? The name of my blog is {the farmer's wife} ....more

I'm A Professional

Top by Style Latley/ Necklace by Mildred & Bernice I'm doing this new thing with my hair where I ... don't do anything. Besides the old bangaroos, I haven't cut or colored it in almost five months ....more

What Do You Do When Your Blog Traffic Takes A Dip?

You panic. And then panic some more because it's all over.I'm kidding (kind of.) But like anyone else, I have some months that are better than others when it comes to blog traffic. It all ebbs and flows, I've realized this after five years of blogging ....more

10 Things No One Told Me About Living In A City

For the past week or so Chicago has been getting pounded with rain. And I love a good afternoon thunderstorm, at least that's what I was thinking to myself the other when it had passed and I was heading out the door and taking a short cut through the alley when I happened to pass a giant dead rat floating in one of the puddles... I shrugged it off and continued on my way.Rats disgust me, don't get me wrong, but there such a common occurrence here I hardly even notice them anymore ....more

Harlow's Big Break

Yesterday was supposed to be Harlow's big break.He had been asked to go to an ad agency downtown to do a photo shoot for a really big pet product brand. Naturally I was hesitant to agree to this. I mean I don't want to sound selfish or anything, but I'm supposed to be the star of this family ....more

My 2 Year Anniversary

My good pals Sarah, Ashley and myself getting ready in the luxurious Second City bathroom last night before the show. Total divas. Every once in a while I like to time travel with my blog ....more

Let's Hear It For New York

It all started with the idea of taking a simple scooter ride up to Logan Square to get a bloody at Longman & Eagle. But then one thing led to another and we had suddenly eaten our way through the entire city. Chicago is sneaky like that, it will make you stop at restaurants even when you're not hungry ....more

A Fresh Start On A Budget

Happy Saturday, everyone! Today I'm introducing Karissa from A Fresh Start On A Budget.1. Let's start simple, how did you choose the name of your blog? I needed to start my life over so that's where the fresh start came from ....more

What Makes Me Happy

I'm reading The Alchemist right now and it puts me in such a good mood. If you haven't read it, I recommend you do, there's a reason it's been translated into at least sixty different languages. It's all about enjoying the journey and finding your personal legend in life ....more

Inside A Blogger's Fashion Shoot

I've realized by now that so many of you (bloggers and non-bloggers alike) are probably just...more