Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas- For Her & Him

February 4, 2019

1. Lush Gift Set; 2. Initial Necklace; 3. Kate Spade Earrings; 4. Perfume; 5. Tshirt; 6. Heart Bra; 7. PJs; 8. Heart Sweater 1. Ugg Slippers; 2. Beer Tasting Flight; 3. Cologne; 4. Harry’s Gift Set; 5. Zella Shirt; 6. Airpods; 7. Gaming Chair Well, it’s about that time for everyone’s favorite day of the year! JK I know soooo many people hate and dread…

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My Favorite Athleisure

January 27, 2019

Hello! Long time no post! I am sorry I have been a little MIA but I promise my reason is legitimate. It has been SO bad outside like baaaaaad bad. It is currently 10 degrees (without the wind chill) AND we are getting 6-8 inches of snow tonight. SO needless to say, taking pictures has been a little difficult. I feel like a broken record…

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New Years Eve Outfit

December 31, 2018

Happy New Years Eve!! I hope you all have an AMAZING end to 2018 and an even better new year! I am having a pretty low key new year and am heading out to dinner tonight with some friends. My husband works unfortunately so my midnight kiss will be done over FaceTime. I have done the extravagant new years in the past and well it’s…

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Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale Picks

December 28, 2018

Happy Friday eve! I hope you all had a beautiful Christmas! I had such an amazing two days and got to celebrate with the people I love most. I know most of you may be sick of shopping BUT it is time for the Nordstrom half yearly sale! This is such a great sale and a great opportunity to use any Christmas money or gift…

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Loving Leopard

December 24, 2018

Hello everyone! Merry Christmas Eve! I am so excited to be hosting my first holiday in our new house! I am feeling so blessed and thankful and am so happy to be closing out this year with the people I love. I honestly cannot believe that Christmas is finally here. Life has been so crazy and hectic lately and I really feel that this year…

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My Christmas Wish List

December 19, 2018

Good Morning! And happy hump day! Holy cow how is it six days until Christmas….SIX!!! Is everyone ready?! I actually am for the most part and am feeling pretty good! I am hosting a friends Christmas party Friday and also hosting Christmas Eve this year. We are so excited for our first Christmas in our new house! This is always our favorite time but this…

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Coffee Bar: Holiday Edition

November 28, 2018

Happy Wednesday! We are almost there everyone! I don’t know about you but my weekends are legit jam packed from now until the end of the year basically. I have SO many holiday and fun things happening I cannot wait. My husband and I (mainly me who are we kidding) decorated the house this past weekend and omg I am obsessed. My house is legitimately…

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My Thanksgiving Outfit & What I’m Thankful For!

November 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving everyone!! I cannot believe it is Thanksgiving. I am currently drinking my coffee and watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade and just loving life. The only thing that would make this day better is having my husband with me. My husband, Tim, is a firefighter and is unfortunately working today. No matter how much time goes on, it never gets easier to not…

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We bought a house!

November 20, 2018

Omggggggg still cannot believe I just typed that, ahhh! I am SO happy to finally be writing this post, it has been a long time coming! My husband and I have actually owned the house for over a month and I’m just now getting around to making the announcement. If any of you have purchased your own home then I’m sure you get it. Life…

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Pop of color for fall

November 5, 2018

Hi everyone! Happy Sunday! I am so bummed that this weekend is coming to an end. I am currently sitting on the couch with my husband and dog watching Elf so I guess I don’t have too much to complain about! I have a lot of fun things planned coming up and will also be shooting some fun new content! I am low key (but…

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Day at the Pumpkin Patch

October 29, 2018

Happy Monday! I have been a little MIA but I promise I have a very good excuse (will share an update soon!) I have missed blogging so much and I am SO excited to be back! I have soooo many ideas especially with the holiday season being around the corner.  Today I am sharing a recent trip to the pumpkin patch and what I wore!…

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Fall Day Apple Picking & What I Wore

September 18, 2018

Happy (almost) fall! I don’t know about you but I am SO ready for fall. I know everyone and their mother says it, but fall really is my favorite season.  I love pumpkin everything, yes I’m basic and like PSL’s but I think we all secretly do! I love the colors of the changing leaves. I love the decorations. I love apple pie. I love…

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Instagram Worthy Walls in Chicago: Part 1

September 9, 2018

Happy Sunday! Today on the Journey’s of Jess, I am taking you around the city of Chicago and sharing some “Instagramable” walls. There are soooo many good ones so stay tuned for part 2! This first wall is located at Tuco and Blondie (3358 N Southport Ave.) The colors on this wall are absolutely gorgeous and photograph amazingly! Next up is this pink and red…

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Workin’ It Out

August 17, 2018

Hi everyone and happy FRIDAY (fri-nally)! Today I am sharing some cute but practical work out outfits. I am the type of person that doesn’t LOVE to work out. Okay there I said it! I feel like people make working out look so glamorous but lets be real, after cardio I’m sweaty and gross and there’s nothing glamorous or fun about it! Yes, I love…

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My Current Favorite Jeans

August 16, 2018

Today I am sharing my current favorite jeans from Express! I feel like Express was totally poppin’ circa 2009 and then it kind of fell off the radar, at least for me. I have been seeing so many cute things in the window display so decided to make my return and oh am I glad I did! During one of my most recent trips I…

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My First Post!

August 14, 2018

While sitting here writing my first post I have so many feelings, thoughts and emotions. The first thing that comes to my mind is oh my god you are doing it! I cannot believe I am FINALLY here taking the plunge and writing my first post. To say this has been a long time coming is an absolute understatement. I have put this off for…

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