Crave Chicago: Candyality

Photographing my last profile for Crave Chicago was bittersweet.  More sweet than bitter though as it was at Candyality, a fantastic sweets shop in Lakeview that has the motto: “Keep Calm and Eat Candy” and operates on the theory that your favorite candy matches your personality.  Hence, your candyality!  Therese, the owner read mine and […]

Crave Chicago: Piccadilly Tea

On the day of my Crave photo shoot two weeks ago, I woke up with the beginnings of a terrible sinus cold.  How convenient then that I was photographing a company that specializes in tea parties!  There is no better cure than a mug of freshly brewed tea.  Piccadilly Tea is an amazing idea.  Lisa […]

Oz Turns Five

Oz’s official, day-he-was-born-birthday was Monday, even though we didn’t get him until four months later on my birthday.  We have the official papers showing that our little man was born on October 10, 2006.  Our dog has us wrapped around his little paw and we love celebrating his birthday.  I even baked him a special […]

Vino & Van Gogh

Do you love art and good causes?  Do you love it even more with a glass (or two) of wine?  Then I have the pefect event for you!  The 3rd Annual Vino & Van Gogh benefiting the Chicago Volunteer Legal Service takes place this Friday, October 14th.  Besides supporting the excellent cause of helping to provide “equal justice access […]

Crave Chicago: The Dorger McCarthy Group

When I walked into Sara and Julie’s apartment in Ravenswood the first thing I thought was that it was a realtor’s dream.  And what a coincidence since Sara and Julie are both realtors!  The place was gorgeous – spacious with vintage charm and modern amenities. It’s a perfect representation of the types of properties that they […]

Crave Chicago: Estate Chicago

By the end of the work week I’m pretty much beat and my couch is looking pretty good, so I’m loving that these Crave photo shoots are not only introducing me to some amazing women and businesses, but they are also forcing to me get out and enjoy the day! It was a beautiful fall day this past […]