In the Trenches

It felt so good to look right by my heavy winter coats this morning and grab a trench coat for today’s 60-degree weather! As spring gets a little bit closer, here are some of my favorites this season! Short trench…

My Go-To Travel Look

I wore this outfit coming and going to London and it was the most comfy airplane look I’ve ever worn. Here are the pieces. Crewneck // Earrings // Necklace // Blouse // Trench coat // Wide-leg pants // Suitcase //…

Our Long Weekend in London

Last week, I was lucky enough to spend a few days with my cute girl in her new city–London! I got to see what her life looks like these days and it was just wonderful. Honestly, I’m not sure there…

My name is Ann Marie Scheidler and I'm thrilled you've decided to check out my blog. I'm a pearl-loving yogi with a thing for travel, a weakness for beautiful bags, and a passion for storytelling. In this space, I'll be sharing stories about my family, go-to recipes, my wellness journey, fashion and beauty favorites, and my love for Chicago’s North Shore. I find new inspiration wherever I go. Thanks so much for coming along for the ride!

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Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! I feel like I’ve been pushing the catch-up boulder up a very steep hill this week, so I’m happy to have made it to the weekend. I’m not quite sure why I’ve been so slow in getting my…

January Loves

Since January 1, I’ve had a personal shopping embargo. With this in place, I didn’t think it was right to share things for you to shop for when I was trying to be good. But, since the end of my…

Your Favorite London Hotels

Last week, I told you that I’m heading to London next month and I asked you to share your recommendations for hotels you’ve loved in London. I promised to let you know what you said. Here are the results. (So…

Cozy Chicken Noodle Soup

Today in yoga, our amazing teacher Dianne talked about the need to find contentment for ourselves on gray, rainy, cold, sleety days when you live in Chicago in February. Sometimes contentment can be something as easy as a warm dinner,…

My College Kids’ Favorite Dinners

Hello everyone and happy New Year! While I’ll be trying to get myself into a healthier routine this week, my college kids are still home until next Sunday. So for dinner, I’ll still be leaning their favorite comfort foods that…

My Word for 2024: Lighter

Happy New Year! I hope you’ve had the best first day of 2024. We got home last night from the bowl game in El Paso. We had the best time and I don’t think I thought of my to-do list…