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Afternoon Pick-Me-Up

‘Tis the season for afternoon ice cream trips! Nothing cures that 3 o’clock slump like two scoops in a waffle cone, am I right? I was working at Sawada the week before last and made the executive decision to walk…

Spring Sneakers

Ever since ‘athleisure’ became a trend a few years ago and health and wellness seem to be at the forefront of everyone’s minds, sneakers have been back in a big way. They’re not just for workouts anymore and they’re not just for…

My Winter Bucket List!

It’s the official first day of winter! Kind of depressing to realize the season hadn’t even started even though the temperatures have been in the negatives, huh? At the start of each new season, I always like to make a…

Where to Shop for Last Minute Gifts in Chicago

Time is quickly dwindling down until Christmas… Can’t believe it’s this weekend already! We’ve already passed a lot of online retailer’s guaranteed shipping dates, but you’ve still got a few days if you’re shopping in person! Here are some of my…

Labor Day Weekend with Cafe Bustelo

Labor Day Weekend is always so bittersweet. My birthday usually falls right around there and who can complain about a three-day weekend? But the summertime blues always seem to set in right around that same time. Sure, it’s still hot…

Go Left

Man, oh man! Today feels like the Monday-est Monday in quite some time… I don’t necessarily mean that in a bad way, but there’s a lot of fresh starts happening today. It’s officially August (where has the time gone?!) and…

Parson’s Chicken in Chicago

I finally made my way to Parson’s Chicken and Fish a few weeks ago and couldn’t have loved it more! The outdoor patio is incredible, the food was amazing, and the red and white striped umbrellas covering the patio are…

Summer BBQ Essentials

I’m still working to finalize my summertime bucket list to share with you guys, but hosting a rooftop BBQ for my friends is at the top of my list! With my move smackdab in the middle of the summer last year,…