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There was no doubt I was having cupcakes for my wedding. I also wanted a cake for the cutting moment and the traditional save the cake for the one year anniversary. I have favorite bakeries all over the city. However, I knew I was entrusting this special request to my old friend Ninah from Bakeries … Continue reading Wedding Cupcakes
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I've been slacking on long runs and daily runs this year. My next 5K is on June 2nd at Montrose Beach in Lincoln Park for Home - Chicago Color In Motion 5K. I slow jogged my last two 5K's back in March and April. The temperatures in Chicago has been running weather so I'll begin my annual … Continue reading Chicago Fun Running
More than a pretty Face! This was a great posting on the benefits of house plants.
I absolute love our herb garden. We had a slow start and some losses but I think we have the hang of it. It seems that we have some luck with basil and chives. Our lime tree is thriving well, also. Above is our basil last week. Below is this week. And since Chicago has … Continue reading Our In-Home Herb Garden
The hallmark definition of casual eating in Chicago is food trucks. A wonderful sight after a long day of work, as I exit the Brown Line. I usually follow the food trucks on Facebook or Twitter but it's a wonderful surprise when I haven't had a chance to look at their schedules. Here are a … Continue reading Food Trucks
If you don't get seasick, a must do in Chicago are the boat tours. Some boat companies offer different types of tours including the Chicago River, architectural and Lake Michigan tours. In addition, there are fireworks tours when Navy Pier does the weekly fireworks show. An extensive history of Chicago is given while having an … Continue reading Chicago Boat Tours
My centerpieces were the most difficult to plan and budget. I knew I was not going with real flowers. My $250 budget did not allow for it. Yes, $250. I had to strategize and research how I wanted all this to come together. Pinterest was extremely helpful but became overwhelming. I continued to "pin" all … Continue reading Centerpieces