Five on Friday


Happy Friday and yay for the weekend!  I’m hoping the sun decides to make an appearance although it’s not looking promising this next week… I hope you all have a great weekend whatever you are up to!  Here are five things I’ve been loving lately: ONE | Making my morning smoothies in my new Vitamix! TWO | Starbucks dates… 

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Chicago Neighborhood Guide – Rogers Park


Happy Thursday!!  Only one day until Friday!  It’s been a few weeks since the last neighborhood post, but we’re back!  Today we are looking at the northern most neighborhood in the city of Chicago – Rogers Park. source Today’s post is coming to you from one of my dear friends Zenia!  Zenia and I used… 

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Healthy Lunch Spots in the Loop


Working downtown Chicago in the Loop has great benefits because there is easy access to lots of things: great shopping, parks, the Lake, and endless restaurant possibilities for lunch.  Today I put together a list of healthy lunch spots in the Loop for quick on the go service. Freshii – With several locations around the Loop, Freshii… 

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Tuesday Tastes – Barcocina


This past weekend Kevin and I met some friends for Sunday Funday at a new hangout in Lakeview called Barcocina. The food at Barcocina fuses traditional Mexican cuisine with other cultural fare like Asian and American.  The restaurant is open air with large garage doors which makes it the perfect summer hangout.  Their motto is… 

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Weekend Recap // Birthday Fun


Happy Monday!  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  Even though I had mixed feelings about my 30th birthday on Friday, I woke up feeling completely fine the next day.  My birthday was made that much better thanks to all of your sweet comments and other texts/calls throughout the day.  Cheers to 30!  Here… 

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Tuesday Tastes – Homeslice


Two of my favorite things would definitely be brunch and dining al fresco.  Put the two together and I am one happy girl.  So when the first warm Sunday arrived in Chicago several weeks ago you better believe I was brunching outside.  Even better than a patio brunch is a patio brunch that involves pizza. Homeslice Pizza is a… 

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