Five Things Friday

Good Afternoon!

Per usual, I’m feeling a bit burnt out this Friday. I’m guilty of over scheduling myself the past few weeks, so I’m looking forward to a low key weekend.


Here are some random thoughts form the week.

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What I’m Looking Forward To This Spring


Even though we had a March snowstorm this week here in Chicago, I have moved my puffy coat into storage and I’m looking forward to some warmer weather. It’s now officially spring and I’m looking forward to putting winter behind us.

Here are some things I’m looking forward to this spring.
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Date Night: Davanti Enoteca- Taylor Street

Davanti Enoteca Appetizer

A few weeks ago, Rich and I went on a date night at Davanti Enoteca‘s Taylor Street location. It was our first night out in the Little Italy neighborhood of Chicago and after years of having the ‘hood on our bucket list, this dinner convinced us to visit the neighborhood more often!

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Steph’s Baby Shower in Michigan

Steph's Baby Shower Gifts

As I mentioned yesterday, I took a whirlwind trip to Michigan over the weekend to attend my friend Stephanie’s Baby Shower! You may remember her from her Bachelorette Party in Disney last May, Wedding Shower last June and her Wedding last August. As you can see, it’s been a busy year for her and her husband […]

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Defining Success


I have a confession to make- I haven’t been that into blogging lately. And I can attribute that to one things- I really love my day job right now. source

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Meals and Workouts 3/22-3/28


Good Afternoon!! This weekend was a bit of a whirlwind but filled with fun. Friday night we enjoyed lots of good eats at Localicious and then packed up the car and headed to Michigan for some time with good friends. While we were there we celebrated my friend Stephanie’s new house and Baby Shower and […]

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Five Things Friday


Happy, happy Friday! You guys, this week totally kicked my butt. That’s ok though, since it’s almost the weekend and it’s International Happiness Day! Let’s look on the bright side with some highlights from the week since my favorite day of the week…

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Why I Love Mondays


Good Evening! Today I got to thinking about how much I love Mondays. They really are one of my favorite days of the week (probably second to Friday). Here’s why.

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Meals and Workouts 3/15-3/21


Good Afternoon! It’s a beautiful day here in Chicago, so I’m not going to spend too much time recapping my weekend. Here are the highlights-Rich and I had a great date night consisting of dinner at Davanti Enoteca & a bluegrass concert at City Winery. This morning I met up with Allison for yoga & […]

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What The Pioneer Woman Taught Me About Blogging


Last weekend, I got the opportunity to hear The Pioneer Woman speak at The International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago. She was there launching her new cookware line and spent her lunch speaking to a small group of bloggers that felt like a group of friends!

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