My Home & Baby Gear Picks from the 2018 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Yesterday I shared My Fashion Picks for Women including coats, shoes, and beauty for this year’s Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Now… the men, bebes, and home! But not in that order. Let’s start with home.   PILLOWS & THROWS 1. jersey rope throw (4 colors available) 2. blush ikat pillow 3. cozy Barefoot Dreams throw (6 colors) 4. reversible beige/grey ikat pillow 5. tan skinny tassel…

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Feeling Safe at Home with a New Baby

We rent a row home in Chicago with a front door accessible by a mere seven steps. No doorman. No buzzer. A lot of people have homes in the city (including all of the homes around us!), so this was not at all a concern to me when we decided to rent the place. However, last fall, around dinner time,…

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#SchmiedskiGreystone: Available for Photo Shoots!

I’ve had a few emails now in the year since our home tour went live from people inquiring if they could rent our home for a photo shoot. Either photographers or producers who are scouting on behalf of brands – I think it’s a great idea, and I’ve always said yes! I just had another request last week, so I…

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