Hey everyone! This season's 'support local business' spotlight is dedicated to... Collectiv Collectiv is a carefully curated collection of local artists, crafters, designers and makers. From unique jewelry to handcrafted candles, clothing, accessories, customized cards, decorations, and more! They have new products arriving weekly from various local artisans and makers, so you’ll always find something … Continue reading Support Local Businesses: How Portage Park is on a come up thanks to Col-lec-tiv Pop Up Shop!
Get ready Chicago, Spring is just around the corner and Justin Doggett, owner & founder of Kyoto Black is ready to kick start that season with his premium coffee! If you don't already know what KB is, KB is a premium coffee concentrate, cold brewed using water slowly dripped through the coffee grounds. He started … Continue reading Support Small Businesses: Kyoto Black Premium Coffee (discount code included!)
Like 99% of the world, I grew up with humble beginnings. Due to my upbringing, I learned how to be frugal and conservative with my money (for the most part). For example, when it comes to clothing shopping, it takes a lotttttt of convincing to spend money on a specific piece. I've learned to shop … Continue reading My Million Dollar Holiday Look for $50!
Back in May of this year, I attended the Sweet & Snacks Expo in Chicago, IL. This exclusive Expo brought together over 800 exhibiting companies from 23 countries! The Sweets & Snacks Expo provides exclusive access to candy and snack retailers from around the world. It is not open to the public, but I got really … Continue reading Introducing *We Eat Better* – natural, healthy, bite-sized treats!
As someone who values convenient, natural and healthy eating, I can attest that after being introduced to Sweet Earth, I will be a forever fan! First off, Sweet Earth’s mission is to provide globally-inspired foods made with sustainably sourced ingredients. That in itself caught my attention. Now throw in the fact that each dish I tried … Continue reading Introducing *Sweet Earth* – handcrafted deliciously clean and nutrient rich products!
Who else feels like they never have time to meal prep or worse, they aren't the best cooks, and thus find themselves spending all of their money on dining out?! For me personally, I try to find somewhere between 3-5x a week doing form of exercising, but with a full time job and long commutes, … Continue reading Introducing *Freshly*, my first experience with made-to-order delivered meals!
o In honor of National Iced Tea Month this June, Argo Tea, the premium, all-natural tea brand based in Chicago, has paired up with the innovative Chicago-based spirit producers at CH Distillery to create three signature, tea-based cocktails. The unique cocktails will be served to the public at CH Distillery & Cocktail Bar in the West Loop from June 8 until June 30!! CH … Continue reading June is National Iced Tea Month! Argo Tea x CH Distillery is celebrating, how about you?!