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June 2017

0 In Fashion

Summer Dresses

While my go to outfit usually consists of leggings, a baggy top and some birkenstocks/sneakers, there’s nothing better that throwing on an effortless dress in the summer. Chicago weather is absolutely gorgeous this time of year and there’s nothing like a walk to work in a flowy dress with the sun shining and a little breeze going. Here’s a few of my current favorites!   Tee Shirt Dress Tee shirt dresses are the best because you can make them into…

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0 In Lifestyle

A Letter to my Best Friend on her Wedding Day

To my almost Mrs., Where do I begin? It’s so hard to believe that it’s been seven years since we became friends. You’ve been dealing with my shit for SEVEN YEARS and I couldn’t possibly be more grateful. My mom always told me a best friend would show up on my doorstep with a gallon of milk at 2AM if I called and said I needed one. Although we both know at first you’d tell me to f*ck off, I’m…

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0 In Lifestyle

Muse Monday Vol. 16

It’s official- the busiest month of my life is almost over. I can smell the finish line, guys Adventures: This weekend I had the honor of standing up next to my best friend as she married the love of her life in Cleveland. After putting my blood, sweat, and tears into the DeVore wedding, it was so bittersweet to finally see it before my eyes. The wedding couldn’t have been more beautiful, and the reception was more fun than any…

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1 In Tech

Look Like A Pro: Resumes

One of the top requests I get as a graphic designer is resume design. As we start to move into a more technology-friendly age where everyone thinks they’re a designer, the typical Microsoft Word template is fading into the past. With online LinkedIn profiles becoming the norm, resumes are starting to transform into more of an identity piece than showing your skills and expertise. Being a graphic designer I’ve always put extra thought into the look of my resume, because…

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0 In Music

6/20: Ten Songs Tuesday

In Cold Blood- alt-j Highway Tune – Greta Van Fleet Hang Me In The Tulsa County Stars – John Moreland Wall of Glass- Liam Gallager Never in my Wildest Dreams – Dan Auerbach Come to me Now – Kevin Morby Ex-Factor- Margaret Glaspy call the police – LCD Soundsystem Everything Now – Arcade Fire St. Ivy – Beach Fossils    …

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0 In Lifestyle

Muse Monday Vol. 15

Adventures: Last week I had the absolutely humbling experience of bringing my mom’s ashes to Galway, Ireland. For those who know me, you’re aware that being Irish is something I’m very proud of; and I definitely got that from my mom. For Christmas 2 years ago my stepdad bought an all inclusive trip to Ireland for her, scheduled to leave in the beginning of the Summer 2015. In April, my mom was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer that had spread…

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