Summer Bucket List

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With summer quickly approaching and weekends filling up with fun activities, I thought it would be a good idea to put together my summer bucket list.  My list this year looks pretty similar to my list from last year which is fine because it was a great summer! Visit local Farmers Markets and prepare healthy… 

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Chicago Farmers Market Guide


If you’ve been coming around here for any length of time then you know I love a good Farmers Market!  Heck, it’s even written in my little bio over there. —> Well my favorite season has finally arrived and I cannot wait for the opening of our Farmers Market this Saturday!  Fresh produce, flowers, and… 

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Tuesday Tastes – Parkers’ Restaurant and Bar


A few weeks ago Kevin and I joined his parents for dinner at Parkers’ Restaurant and Bar in Downers Grove.  The restaurant is located right off of a main highway next to office buildings so can seem unassuming from the outside, but we were all pleasantly surprised and thoroughly enjoyed our experience. source When we… 

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Weekend Recap // Minneapolis Baby Shower


Happy Monday, friends!  I apologize for the late post today.  Unfortunately, my flight kept getting delayed yesterday and I didn’t get home until around 11:30 last night.  I am excited to recap my weekend for you though!  I had a great trip to Minneapolis for my friend Erin’s baby shower.  Erin is one of my… 

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Five on Friday


Happy Friday!!  I’m super excited for this weekend because I will be headed north to Minneapolis to visit my friend Erin!  Erin and her husband Scott are expecting their first baby (a girl!) in June and this weekend is her baby shower.  I’m looking forward to a weekend of celebrating Erin and this new little… 

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Chicago Neighborhood Guide – Old Town/Gold Coast


Good morning!  I’m excited to share with you another edition of the Chicago Neighborhood Guide today.  I hope you all have been enjoying these guest posts as much I have.  Today’s neighborhood feature is Old Town which is another one of my favorite areas in the city! source Sharing with us her neighborhood today is… 

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Tuesday Tastes – Devon Seafood Grill


When Kevin first started working after graduating from college, one of his favorite places to have lunch was at Braxton Seafood in Oak Brook which was conveniently located across the street from his office.  That restaurant has since closed and is now Devon Seafood Grill.  With locations in both downtown Chicago and Oakbrook Terrace, this… 

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