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Tag Archives: Chicago

Dreams come true at Luxury Garage Sale

On our mother-daughter Chicago trip we wanted to find some new places to shop beyond the usual Michigan Avenue fare. My sister researched online and found this, from Racked: The … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lots of gab & grub in Chicago

Last weekend my mom, sister, and I embarked on our first trip together in years. Between our busy schedules, my sister and me having babies alternating years, and our own … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Just out of the box…

Long after the steady stream of Christmas packages dried up, along comes a box carrying just the thing to brighten up a case of the Januaries: {Darissa sequin blazer from … Continue reading

January 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Falling of the wagon (or jumping)

I must sheepishly admit that it was a pretty indulgent weekend trip to Chicago, and despite my claims that there would be little shopping, there was lots of it! This … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 3 Comments

Oldsters take on Chicago

Lots to look forward to this week as I head to my college reunion at Northwestern University. I don’t typically go in for reunions and that sort of thing, but … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Crunching the numbers: can I stick to a budget?

First, thanks to all of you who read my last post and gave your encouragement either here or on Facebook! But I know what is really of interest is HOW … Continue reading

August 13, 2012 · 2 Comments

Dining as entertainment at moto restaurant

If you can believe it, we still had room for one last big meal…a 13 course chef’s tasting menu at the acclaimed, Michelin-starred fine dining establishment, moto. I am tired, … Continue reading

August 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Eating our way through Chicago

If you’ve been reading, you already know about the trip my husby and I took to Chicago celebrating our nine-year anniversary.  But in hindsight, maybe the anniversary was just an excuse … Continue reading

August 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

(Purple) Piggies

We’re wrappping up a weekend trip to Chicago, celebrating our nine year anniversary. A very quick Friday-Sunday getaway, mainly filled with opportunities to “pig out” at some of the best … Continue reading

August 4, 2012 · 2 Comments

Report from Chicago’s fashionable Magnificent Mile

As I mentioned in my last post about our family trip to Chicago, I did manage to sneak away for some shopping while the girls napped back at the hotel … Continue reading

August 8, 2011 · Leave a comment