12.11.10

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Deck the halls.

I love Christmas time! As you know, I got my tree on Tuesday and finally finished hanging some more frames in my apartment. It felt so cheery in here that I decided to throw my first holiday party next week! I sent out an Evite last Tuesday and will have …

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11.12.10

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I love Chicago. Rooftops.

I thought I should review some of my favorite Chicago spots. There is so much to do in this city.  I arrived on August 1, just in time to enjoy some gorgeous weather. For me, the end of summer was all about the rooftop bars. So …

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10.27.10

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Central Park & last day in NYC.

Are you sick of my New York photos yet? Last one…for now. The beautiful trees had me falling more & more in love with NYC. See my new camera lens from B&H Photo?I got a refurbished one in perfect condition and …

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10.25.10

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I’m in a New York state of mind.

I met Jill at the Newark Airport and we took the train in to the city. We hopped in a cab and headed to the Waldorf Astoria thanks to Jill who had two free nights there. Such a gorgeous hotel! You really cannot beat staying on …

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10.08.10

Recipes

In the kitchen: S’mores Cupcakes

On Wednesday night I finally decided on a recipe for Thursday’s recipe exchange party. I would make s’mores cupcakes. I figured that anything combining s’mores & cupcakes had to be good, and the recipe required a kitchen torch. Done. You should know …

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10.06.10

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1.5 Houseguests.

In case you missed it, Jess & Jude came to visit last week! Yes, she traveled 2000 miles by plane with a 2 month old baby. It all started on Saturday afternoon when I hopped on a train to O’Hare to meet them at the airport. Unfortunately for us, …

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10.05.10

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An authentic midwest pumpkin patch.

Many dreams came with moving to Chicago. A new life, new friends, being on my own in a big city, orange leaves, & no more dreaming of a white Christmas, to name a few. So when my friend Michelle suggested that we find a pumpkin patch in the burbs, I …

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10.03.10

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Happy 2 months, Chicago!

Last Friday marked 2 months in Chicago. After working late on Thurs. night I decided to treat myself by taking most of the day off on Friday. I met my friend Christine & her friend on the terrace at the Trump tower for drinks & a gorgeous view.

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