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Airline Adventures (or, Even Grown-ups Have Meltdowns)

Hello friends! I recently returned from a long trip to Cape Town, and I can’t wait to tell you all about it.You may recall that CT was one of the stops on my 2012 backpacking trip, so I was thrilled to have the opportunity to go back to one of my favorite travel destinations. I […]

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The best winter boots for the city girl

Winter is in full swing this week, with temperatures in Chicago dipping into the negative digits, and a blizzard heading towards the East Coast. Appropriate gear is a must to make it through these cold days, particularly if you are a commuter and city-dweller as I am, or if you’re traveling to a cold climate. […]

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The Holiday Recap

Hope you’re all having a lovely holiday! These last two weeks of the year always make me a feel like a kid again; I relish the chance to relax and recharge, and not having to be on any sort of schedule! This December was a whirlwind. It always is, but this year more than others. There […]

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Thankful, Grateful, Blessed

Oh boy. One minute you’re posting about spring in New York, and the next thing you know it’s fall in Chicago. But I finally have a new post for you, and at least it’s only been a few months (ok, seven) and not four years like Adele (Hello. It’s me).  Like she famously said in a recent […]

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Two years in Chi-town

As I was walking home from yoga class the other day, all bundled up in my winter gear, I was thinking that only a Chicagoan would think nothing of trekking to the gym in a snowstorm.  And I guess that’s a sign that it’s official. Perfect timing, since I just hit two years in Chi-town! […]

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