Category Archives: From Zahra

Video: How To Start A Natural Skincare Routine + Art of Pure

This year I’m switching to a natural skincare routine – using products  that are both effective AND good for me. A few weeks ago, Art of Pure held a pop-up shop at CH/LL Chicago, and I was so excited to attend. There were beauty products to play with, followed by my choice of meditation or yoga workshop – basically my ideal Saturday

Sophia’s Nursery Reveal – Watercolor Whimsy

Sophia’s sweet little nursery is finally complete! The theme of the room is ‘watercolor whimsy’ – because of the botanical watercolor tapestry and because I just like the word ‘whimsy’. Side note: People either love or hate that word – it’s very controversial. Tom definitely hates it, especially when i make the ‘whimsy’ sound like ‘h-wimsy’. (I do it on purpose…hehe)

Date Night at The Ace Hotel Chicago

My New Year’s resolution? More date nights like these. For our first overnight date since Sophia was born ten months ago (!!), I knew exactly where I wanted to go. I had been hearing buzz about the new Ace Hotel since it opened up a few months ago in the West Loop and had to experience it for myself. The modern but warm