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Chicago Tourist with Patricia Nash

I’m teaming up with Patricia Nash to take you around my city–be a tourist in my city, if you will. I’ve lived in Chicago a long time and there’s always a hot new neighborhood or an undiscovered place to explore.  I’ve largely been a west-sider and spend a lot of my time there (i.e. West […]

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Lake Lure Family Vacation Recap

A couple weeks ago, we took the family to Lake Lure, North Carolina, which is about 25 miles outside of Asheville.  My oldest sister and her family recently relocated to South Carolina and they’ve been loving the summer lake life down in the Carolinas so my brother-in-law wanted to celebrate his 40th birthday down there.  […]

Nantucket Summer House with CBC

It’s a little overdue but I wanted to give you a recap of my trip to Nantucket with CBC!  You might be wondering, what are these media trips that you see writers, influencers, journalists and bloggers going on? . I haven’t been on many of these trips, mostly because my full-time job for all these […]

Bahamas Recap + Ocean Club Four Seasons

  Well, it’s back to reality for us.  We just spent a great vacation in the Bahamas with the family.  I received some questions asking about the hotel, why we went there and if I could give my honest thoughts and I thought I’d share everything here along with a photo diary (all photos taken […]