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Miami Nights

I’m back from Miami!  It was a whirlwind weekend celebrating out friend’s wedding and it was SO nice to escape to the heat and re-live those college days for a bit.  However, we’re feeling it physically, given that we’re 11 years older now–so three days was actually perfect amount of time to be away.  I […]

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.  […]