Thanks to my father’s very real love affair with food, I grew up with the attitude that one of the most important parts of any travel is eating well. “How was the food?” is the first question my dad asks whenever I return from any trip, whether its to the next state or across the ocean.… Read More The 5 Best Meals I Ate In Scotland
If you’re familiar with The Calico Life, you’ve probably already met our namesake, Rorie. As a two-year-old calico with some serious attitude, something as delicate as a claw trimming can be very difficult.… Read More What’s The Best Way To Trim Your Cat’s Claws?
I’m so excited to be headed to Scotland with Kelsey and our friend Jeanine in just a few days! We’re staying for 10 days and will be traveling all over the country, from Glasgow to Inverness to Edinburgh and more….… Read More Packing For Scotland In August
Maybe you’ve seen photos on Pinterest of bullet journals – from simple lists of check boxes, bullets, and arrows to elegant planner spreads drawn on dotted-grid notebook pages. A combo planner/diary/notebook/sketchbook/to-do list, the bullet journal is described by creator, Ryder Carroll, as, “the analog system for the digital age.” At its core, however, the bullet journal… Read More How I Plan My Life In My Bullet Journal
When I was in my early teens, I asked my mom (who used to sell Mary Kay) if she could teach me how to use makeup. Her response was, “I don’t really know – I don’t wear makeup.” Helpful. … Read More I’m Not Into Makeup, But I Love These 7 Products
You already know that the Target home section is a fantastic place to buy pretty much anything you might need – and a few things you might just want – for your home, especially when you’re just starting out. … Read More 5 Things From the Target Kids’ Section Your Adult Apartment Needs
I like to keep my day-to-day hair as low maintenance as possible – I’m talking roll out of bed, here – especially during hot Chicago summers. And ever since I joined the long bob bandwagon, that messy, slightly wavy, It Girl look has been my goal. You know the look I’m talking about.… Read More Roll-Out-Of-Bed Summer Hair