Your Week in Awesome VIII / by Julie Schumacher


Need some inspiration? Something to do? We got ya.


Head to Sunday's Dose Market and catch Production Mode's ethical fashion, Strand Design with their Kickstarter success Forneau oven and grab a Hand & Cloth kantha.

Hosting a summer party? Get loft-y with two wasy our balloon DIYs.

Book your Vignettes with A Little Photo Studio. We love this idea!

EPIC is looking for more Chicago Creatives to get involved in their Fall Rally team.

Come to Oak Park for an author event with the Sugar Beet Coop. Alan Guebert and his daughter Mary Grace Foxwell will read from their recently released book The Land of Milk and Uncle Honey on Saturday.

There's still time to snag a ticket to Slow Food Chicago's Vegetarian Harvest Dinner at Uncommon Ground on Wednesday. Then, check out this interview with the farmer, chef and brewer about what goes into planning the meal.


Read about 10 mom entrepreneurs, including Jill Salzman of the Founding Moms. Founding Moms was also named a top parenting website by Kids in the House.

A great piece on what high schoolers are hungry for from Till School founder Erin Huizenga. Have you heard of Till School and their innovate design curriculum? Amazing.

Ain't love grand? This gorgeous wedding features FIG catering and is at Firehouse Chicago. Pin away...

Check out photographer Kelly Allison's Steller Story on Nashville's iconic fashion designer and hat maker Otis James

See you next week!