Clang, clang, clang went the trolley (party!)
Posted on August 11, 2014 Leave a Comment
Many of my Chicago friends have summer birthdays, which make for fun birthday parties. My friend Evelyn just celebrated hers with a Trolley Party! If you’re not from the Midwest, you may have never heard of this concept before – at least I hadn’t. But everyone assured me it would be a blast, and it […]
My first 5K!
Posted on April 21, 2014 13 Comments
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 […]
Posted on April 16, 2014 2 Comments
Here’s what I’ve been up to lately, the late winter/ early spring edition! First up was a Numbered Days loft party. This one was Olympics themed (yeah, I’m a bit behind on the blogging), and had a ton of fun games and activities in addition to having awesome DJs and dancing. Then Valentine’s Day ❤ […]
Vegas baby, Vegas!
Posted on April 9, 2014 14 Comments
I’ve had a mild fascination with Las Vegas ever since I saw the movie Swingers in high school. It quickly became “the movie” amongst my group of friends, and we could quote it nearly word for word by the time we graduated. If you haven’t seen it, this is your chance to see 90’s Jon Favreau […]
Chicago Summers Are The Best
Posted on August 18, 2013 9 Comments
When I first moved to Chicago earlier this year, I was told the same thing over and over by numerous locals: “Chicago summers are the best!” It struck me as an odd comment, given that that there’s a summer everywhere, and the summers on the East Coast are pretty great too. But time and time […]