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Windy City Blogger Gift Baskets Giveaway
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Windy City Blogger Gift Baskets Giveaway

The members of the Windy City Blogger Collective have put together five AMAZING gift baskets that you can win! These would make great holiday gifts for you or for someone else!  Click on the link to the Windy City Blogger Collective website to enter to win! WCBC 2016 And Beyond Gift […]

Andersonville Part Two: Dining
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Andersonville Part Two: Dining

I had been dying to try Big Jones in Andersonville.  It is ALWAYS featured in every brunch review done of Chicago as a *must* try place, but the reality of going 40 minutes north of the city and waiting for two hours has just never happened spontaneously.  It’s definitely something that […]

Andersonville Part One: Antiquing
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Andersonville Part One: Antiquing

Andersonville – the perfect trip for a weekend afternoon!  I have loved Andersonville ever since I moved to Chicago.  I first heard of it thanks to a shout out from Martha Stewart (http://www.marthastewart.com/905071/andersonville-chicago-travel-guide).  The way she described it, so sweet and quaint sounded like the perfect escape from the city for a […]

Dining Out: Hubbard Inn
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Dining Out: Hubbard Inn

I’ve been to the Hubbard Inn a couple of times before for drinks and I’ve always enjoyed the vibe.The large wooden doors at the entrance are thick and rustic; they make you feel like you’re entering into a long-forgotten secret society.  The inside has high, expansive ceilings with large gaudy globe lights and […]

Dining Out: Jerry’s
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Dining Out: Jerry’s

Jerry’s is an AMAZING sandwich place in Wicker Park (and Andersonville – but I haven’t been to this one yet)!  Their sandwiches are inventive and exciting – with more the 60 (!!) sandwiches on the menu you’ll be forced to come back again and again to try something new. Beware though […]

The Weekend Getaway: Kinnikinnick Farms
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The Weekend Getaway: Kinnikinnick Farms

Kinnikinnick Farms.. where to even begin? This past weekend my parents, sister and I went out to Kinnikinnick Farms for a quick weekend trip to relax and spend some quality time together.  Situated an hour and forty-five minutes outside Chicago, it’s a quick and easy drive that makes it doable […]