Travels Category

Here comes the bride!

I love weddings. So much so that the next day, I’m inevitably left feeling a little blue; the fun is over and I have to say goodbye to all my friends, not knowing when I’ll see them next. However, following Jon & Ken’s wedding, I still had several fun events to attend in honor of […]

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Here come the grooms!

Jon and Ken are one of my favorite couples; they compliment each other perfectly, and you can’t help but have a great time when you’re with them! Their wedding happened to be the first same-sex wedding I’ve attended; of note, the ceremony took place in a church. It was one of the most touching ceremonies […]

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Cook Au Vin: French Cooking Class

  I’m kinda addicted to Gilt City. I get sucked into buying “deals,” and inevitably, end up scrambling to use them before the expiration date. Take for example, the “French cooking class for two” at Cook Au Vin in Bucktown, which I purchased last fall. Full disclosure, I selected it thinking that it would be a fun […]

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My first 5K!

This past weekend, I ran my very first 5K! If you recall, running a 5K was one of the fitness goals that I set last year.  Before that, I had never run more than 2 miles in a row, so I thought that making it to the 3.1 mile mark would be a  reasonable step. Tamara and […]

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Mortified

Did you keep a diary as a kid? Surprising as it may be, since I now share my entire life online, I never had a diary! I tried a few times, but inevitably, the book would be tossed in the back of my closet after a few days. Perhaps that was for the best! For […]

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