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Selena Kohng

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On any given weekend, Selena Kohng can be found with her husbandand two boys (5, the brains, and 3, the brawn) maximizing theirtime in the city on a mini budget: chowing down biryani at GhareebNawaz, scouring vintage finds at an estate sale, or oohing andaahing at the Chick Hatchery at MSI. A Chicago native, Selena haslived in Albany Park, Lakeview, Old Irving, and Avondale beforesettling in Sauganash (for now). She is a freelance writer forwebsites like Home and Garden Ideas and Yellow Brick Road among others, but spends most of her time trying to figure out this whole mom thing. Selena also blogs at How About Cookie.

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