Weekend Recap

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Good morning!  How was your weekend?  I feel like my weekends lately have been pretty routine.  I’ve noticed that during January and February things are usually pretty quiet around here, but once March rolls around we are pretty busy most weekends through the rest of the year.  That being said, I apologize for another post completely… 

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Clean Slate Cookbook Review

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I recently received my newest cookbook and I am totally in love!  Clean Slate: A Cookbook and Guide is more than just a book full of recipes.  This cookbook provides you with golden rules for eating clean as well as a 3-day and 21-day action plan to detox your mind and body. It provides a… 

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Tuesday Tastes – Crosby’s Kitchen

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I was first introduced to Crosby’s Kitchen last year by my sister who used to live a couple of blocks from the restaurant.  I was hooked from my first visit and have gone back several times since.  We have even introduced some out of town guests to Crosby’s. source Crosby’s Kitchen is known for their… 

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Five on Friday

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Happy Five on Friday!  I’m so glad today is the last day of the week that I will be required to leave the house in these negative temperatures we’ve been having.  Yesterday was the kind of cold that your skin instantly starts burning upon stepping outside.  It was brutal!  This week is officially the week… 

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Chicago Neighborhood Guide – Oak Park


I’m back this week with another segment of the Chicago Neighborhood Guide.  Today I will be writing about my neighborhood – Oak Park.  Though technically not in Chicago, Oak Park is about 8 miles west of downtown and borders the Austin neighborhood. source Oak Park is often referred to as a “city suburb” because even… 

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