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Monthly Archives: November, 2010

My kind of town, Chicago is

Just started my “Chicago Source” page last night and stayed up later than intended trying to remember the culinary delights of one of my favorite cities. My love of food … Continue reading

November 28, 2010 · Leave a comment

Start your Holiday list with WWII Temple Bags

This article from “The Modern Nest” highlights a great find that definitely has me intrigued. Really interesting bags and accessories with a hip vintage vibe. Start your Holiday list with … Continue reading

November 27, 2010 · Leave a comment

Gift Ideas: Part II

If you aren’t out on Black Friday, read below and maybe it will help you cross someone off your list with a great Christmas gift find (or give you an idea … Continue reading

November 26, 2010 · Leave a comment

Black Friday sales start Thursday for some online

A few of the early sale notices I received in my email today. Happy Thanksgiving to you all, and good luck to those braving the Black Friday crowds! I don’t … Continue reading

November 25, 2010 · Leave a comment

Sweet dreams, or not.

Our older daughter’s fifth birthday is approaching next weekend and I was just reflecting on the early months and years and how quickly it’s all gone by.  Being a parent to … Continue reading

November 22, 2010 · Leave a comment

Gift ideas: Part I

Gift giving is on my mind big time now, since all of the stores and malls have their decorations up, holiday music playing, and “top 10 gift ideas” abound. Since … Continue reading

November 20, 2010 · 1 Comment

Who needs Black Friday? Shoppers, take your marks!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… (every year the post-Thanksgiving sales start earlier and earlier, soon they’ll be more like post-Halloween).  So had to update from my earlier … Continue reading

November 18, 2010 · Leave a comment

Lovely letterpress stationary from Missive

I love stationary, and letterpress has such a special and luxurious feel.  A set of note cards or coasters could be just the thing for a stocking stuffer or hostess … Continue reading

November 17, 2010 · Leave a comment

Simple comfort food: braised short ribs

A favorite dish this time of year, and I love it because it’s pretty quick on the prep (long on the cooking) and is an easy way to bring a … Continue reading

November 16, 2010 · 1 Comment

Fabulous mohair cardigan from Madewell – on sale now

Found! Perfect for layering over a tee or tank, or wear to work over a white or black dress shirt or blouse. I spotted this mohair and wool blend long cardigan … Continue reading

November 15, 2010 · Leave a comment