Members’ Posts We Love This Week: August 14th

Hey friends, happy Thursday! Today we’ve got A TON of new content for you to read. Need a cocktail recipe? Lincoln Park Minute has you covered. Or you might be looking for pieces to help transition your wardrobe into fall? Kristina Does the Internet is your girl. This week there’s sure to be something for everyone, hope you enjoy!

Lincoln Park Minute – A Summer Refresh: Sparkling Cocktail Recipes

Lincoln Park Minute has four ecipes for summer cocktails made using flavored sparkling water, Spindrift, you will want to try!

Mag Mile Runner – Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers

Mag Mile Runner’s experience participating in CLLAW XXVII, the Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers Summer Smackdown. Just like GLOW, but arms only.

An Eventful Life – 22 Week Update

This casual blue and white striped dress and sneakers is the perfect summer look for long walks with the family.

Hungry By Nature – Grilled Steak Fries

Made with only 5 ingredients in under 20 minutes, these grilled steak fries are an easy way to cook with purpose and grill the goodness this summer!

The Brazen Gourmand – Summer in Ghana: A Photo Essay

Photo essay recounting a summer living in a former brothel in Cape Coast, Ghana in Western Africa, volunteering to educate women in business with the organization Global Mamas.

Loop Looks – Kimono Regret

What happens when you love an item but you let it go?

Modly Chic – Buy Statement Pieces not Filler Items

A look at why it is better to buy statement pieces you love rather than fill your closet with things you are content with but not loving.

Generation Bliss – The Untold Story

Learn how Generation Bliss grew from blog to boutique!

Sheena in the City – Why Natural Skincare is Important

Here’s something we all need to be doing more of – reading labels on the skincare (and makeup) products we put on our faces and bodies every day. Here are 3 natural skin care products to add to your clean collection.

Some Places I’m Moderately Excited About – 28 of the Most Instagram-Worthy Spots in Southern Ireland

Ireland is big, beautiful and full of scenery that will make you want to punch your travel bud in the arm and cry tears of happiness simultaneously. Megan’s rounded up a list of 28 spots (with pictures, of course) of the best places to snag shots for Instagram in southern Ireland.

Kristina Does the Internets – Fiesta in a Dress!

If you’re trying to figure out how to bring your fun summer wardrobe into fall, this off-the-shoulder dress with a more subdued color palette is the way to do it.

Sarah in Style – Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round…Me

Fashion feature! Sarah shows off some whimsical accessories, a fun, bright bow dress, and some great shades. Plus tips on eye health.


Beachy curls are the best… they are low maintenance, trendy, and don’t require a lot of product. I always use 3 ways to get them overnight, and they ALWAYS come out looking great.

J.Chic Chicago – The Latest Denim Trends Happening Now!

This post describes the top 5 denim trends happening right now! These trends will transition your wardrobe from now through fall and can be worn from day to night!

The Petite Chronicles – The Cutest White Lace Romper

Ashley shares her favorite white lace romper. It’s super comfortable and she got it at a local Shop Buzzed event!

The Jolly Hostess – Chicken and Waffle Bites

Chicken and Waffle Bites is the ultimate fancy app for sweet, salty, spicy combo groupies with busy lifestyles. Delish and prepped using shortcuts no one will ever guess!

Simply Jules –  3 Ways: Navy Fit-and-Flare Dress

Style By Jules shows how to wear an affordable dress styled three different ways for summer.

Hasty Booklist – America Windows

Ashley explores Marc Chagall’s America Windows on display at the Art Institute of Chicago plus three book suggestions (for kids and adults!) for those looking for more information about Marc Chagall or his art.

We hope you liked this week’s roundup. Come back next week for more awesome content!