Chicago Highlights

SCRATCH GOODS

Lately, I have been really into natural beauty and switching out toxic products in my cabinet for more friendly ones. Scratch Goods has a mask bar (going next weekend!) and pretty products that work, like this natural deodorant and scrub

HERITAGE BICYCLES

An interesting juxtaposition of cycling gear and coffee, athletes and hipsters. A peaceful place to get work done with unlimited free wifi, nice music and great lighting.

GATHER HOME & LIFESTYLE

If you've ever been on instagram, you have probably seen the photogenic walls and seating areas at Gather Home & Lifestyle. I walked 3 miles to get here, and bought a very expensive candle.

SPROUT HOME

A plant lovers dream– I bought a snake plant and they potted it for me in that Mid-Century Modern pot that I've been eyeing for forever. It cost me an arm and a leg but it brings me joy whenever I look at it.