Fashion, Travel, Poetry

Joules’ Weekly Reading

It's never easy to come back to winter in Chicago after vacationing in the Caribbean, so this week hasn't been my favorite. That said, the weather has luckily been mild and I was able to break up the week with drinks and appetizers at Fulton Market Kitchen, so it wasn't all bad.

Tomorrow morning I’ll be boarding a plane headed for Grand Cayman Island. So. Excited. We’ve had a busy week preparing for the trip. I finally nailed down which bikinis to bring. I tried on so many of Victoria’s Secret’s new suits, but sadly none of them worked out. Mostly I found the bottoms to be way… View Article

Joules’ Weekly Reading: Bikinis, Epilators, and Trip Prep

Tomorrow morning I'll be boarding a plane headed for Grand Cayman Island. So. Excited.

Last weekend the weather warmed up so sharply in Chicago that my husband and I actually were able to smoke cigars on our roof (I was still very bundled up, of course). Sipping a local bourbon and smoking a cigar outside was a real treat in January. This week has been another quiet one for… View Article

Joules’ Weekly Reading: Currently Reading, Spring Bags, and Bunnies

Last weekend the weather warmed up so sharply in Chicago that my husband and I actually were able to smoke cigars on our roof (I was still very bundled up, of course). Sipping a local bourbon and smoking a cigar outside was a real treat in January.

This week has been another quiet one for us. We've been hitting the gym hard and watching our calories even harder given that we leave for the Cayman Islands in about a week. Luckily, this means I've put together lots of healthy recipes that I can't wait to share.

Given my love of literature and my penchant for poetry, I’ve finally decided that it’s high time I subscribe to Poetry Magazine, the oldest monthly-magazine devoted to verse. It’s published by the Poetry Foundation, which is based in Chicago, and they’ve done a lot for both the literary community here and at large. I’m hoping… View Article

Joules’ Weekly Reading: Poetry Magazine, Better For It, and the Mini Hayden

Given my love of literature and my penchant for poetry, I’ve finally decided that it’s high time I subscribe to Poetry Magazine, the oldest monthly-magazine devoted to verse. It’s published by the Poetry Foundation, which is based in Chicago, and they’ve done a lot for both the literary community here and at large. I’m hoping that reading other poets will inspire me to branch out with my own work. We’ll see how it goes.