Maison Jules

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Maison Jules Dress c/o (See more here!) / Daniel Wellington Watch c/o (Use code “KELLY” to take 15 percent off your order!) / Vera Bradley Clutch c/o / Kate Spade Earrings (Also love these) and Sunglasses (Old, similar here) / Max & Chloe Monogrammed Necklace c/o / Jack Rogers Sandals

A couple of weeks ago, I attended a Maison Jules x The EveryGirl dinner at Mon Ami Gabi, one of the loveliest restaurants in Lincoln Park. (Located across the street from where these photos were taken.)

Scentbird Giveaway

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Up until a few weeks ago, there were a handful of perfumes I’d wanted to buy for the longest time. The only thing stopping me was their price tags. Designer fragrances are pretty expensive, and I was worried: what if I didn’t end up loving them? What a waste. Of course, I could’ve tried ’em out in department or beauty supply stores (and did), but felt like I had to wear the perfumes for at least a week before I really knew. (Any other picky girls out there?!)

Pink Dots and Dinners with Old Friends

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Harlyn Dress in “Hot Pink Dot” c/o (Old, but you can find Harlyn’s current collection at Anthropologie and Revolve!) / Vera Bradley Clutch c/o / Steve Madden Girl Sandals (Kim’s bridesmaids’ shoes! I have the lower ones, but this is the original pair!) / Helen Ficalora Necklace c/o / Joyiia Bracelet c/oMoon and Lola Earrings c/o Tuckernuck / Kate Spade Sunglasses (Old, similar here)

Last night was the best. Mitch and I met Erica, one of our very best friends from back home, downtown at Volare. It was one of those dinners during which the waiter has to ask you three+ times whether you’re ready to order, haha. We just couldn’t stop talking and laughing!

(And no worries. We ordered quite a bit of wine during the ordering process. ;))

Windowpanes

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J.Crew Top (Old, but I love this similar gingham top… and the pants!) / Andre Assous Sandals c/o — On major sale, and part of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! / Kendra Scott Necklace c/o / American Eagle Jeans c/o / Louis Vuitton Tote / Kate Spade Bangle (Old, similar here) and Sunglasses (Old, similar here) / Moon and Lola Earrings c/o Tuckernuck

Since the big move, I’ve been in shorts and t-shirts every single day. We’ve just had so much to do–from unpacking and moving boxes around the house to spackling the walls and rearranging what little furniture we have. ;) It’s been really fun, but at the same time, it can be tiring and a bit discouraging at times. I feel like we often work ALL DAY, and that things don’t look that much different when we’re done. But I guess that’s how it goes with getting a new home set up. It takes time!