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December 2016 Magazine

This month, we're catching up with the unstoppable mompreneur, Desiree Vargas Wrigley, to hear her exciting journey and the lessons she's learned along the way. Read more

Give Back

During the holidays, we turn to chocolate for desserts and cookies. The purest form of chocolate you can consume—cacao— can bring a new dimensions to your holiday entertaining without the sugar. Read more

Food + Recipes

Studies have shown that paying it forward makes you happier, reduces stress and anxiety, increases your confidence, and provides a sense of purpose. Here, one of nine exceptional women tell Chicago Woman about the organizations they support and why. Read more

Give Back

Here, one of nine exceptional women tell Chicago Woman about the organizations they support and why. Read more

How She Did It

Interesting trends are emerging in the culinary world this year. The landscape is shifting with our palate, cravings, and ethics. Here are seven emerging food trends to watch out for in 2017. Read more

Food + Recipes

Jennifer leads Paris Presents Inc.’s business development in more than 60 countries outside the US—and during her tenure, she has helped grow their international business six-fold. Read more

How She Did It

2016 is just weeks from over so with that in mind, here are a few tips from Lisa Frank on how to keep the positive momentum going into the new year. Read more

Advice

You need to know your profit margins, fixed and variable costs, seasonality in your cash flows, employee benefit trends and costs, and other risk factors that can create unexpected costs. Read more

Money

Kathleen Henson of Henson Consulting talks about her journey in philanthropy and why giving back is so necessary. Read more

Give Back

On January 21, 2017 women will unite at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC for the Women’s March on Washington. Read more

Policy

Laura Faith Korpal is partner and brand director for Dine|Amic Group—the company behind such restaurants as Siena Tavern, Bar Siena and Public House. Read more

Style

Donating your time to a charity about which you are passionate is a wonderful and fulfilling activity that can change your life. Read more

Give Back

A collection of the best salons, spas, and services in the city. Read more

Beauty

If you are anything like us, cupcakes and an after-work cocktail are near the top of the list of our favorite things. Combine the two and you really have our attention. Read more

Food + Recipes

Owner and personal style consultant of KS Style Consulting, Katie Schuppler, shares her tips on what to wear to your next holiday office party. Read more

Holidays

Mika Stambaugh and Becky Carroll have come together to create a new podcast, "The Broad Cast." Read more

Policy

Host of "A Better Day with Julie," Julie Hightower, shares some of her picks on how to glam up as you watch the ball drop. Read more

Style

Stylist and fashion editor Jessica Moazami shares her picks on what to wear to the new Nutcracker. You may not be in the show but with her suggestions, you'll be just as chic! Read more

Style

Personal stylist and founder of Ready Pretty Jeannine Adams gives some of her suggestions on what to wear to stay warm yet fashionable while shopping the neighborhood. Read more

Style

Style director Mel Muoio shares her suggestions on what to wear when you go to see the lights on Michigan Avenue. Read more

Style