Weekend in the Windy City

There’s something about getting lost in a big city that always leaves my heart rejuvenated and full. The windy city definitely did not disappoint, especially after serving us all of the looks after the first snowfall of the year. I am so excited to share some of these photos with you after our little weekend getaway. I should definitely get in the habit of taking more photos when we go places…


Love you fiercely,




Photos by Jacob Kujawa and yours truly.

Tornado Allie

Tornado runs through intersections And tip toes through 3 a.m. Through his bedroom and down the street Until she makes her way Home At dawn When blue sneaks through the blinds She won’t remember Until the sun rises And blue still sleeps on her skin Breathe, Beautiful chaos Breathe.

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Too Much

  This is for the ones whose spirits who are too much for the containers that hold them. For the ones who shatter glass with their laughs and erupt to stay breathing. The ones who once couldn’t remember what their own voices felt like vibrating through their chests. This one is for you. For the…

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My Battle Cry

  My mom has held political office since I was 10 years old. I grew up in a house where my voice always mattered. In fact, my mom would always say “Speak UP, Allie! You have to speak up!” Let me tell you, I hated it when she said that. Now that I am older,…

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