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TGI Friday Favorites

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Last Friday I came home to a box of chocolate care of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker program with Ghirardelli Chocolate.  Chocolate is a favorite any day of the week.  The chocolate was all dark chocolate, their Intense Dark line, each bar … Continue reading

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Micro Brew Review

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Saturday’s downpours turned to sunny blue skies just in time for the beer to start flowing at the Oak Park Micro Brew Review.  Thank you beer gods!  Too bad they didn’t intervene and do away with the crazy long line … Continue reading

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Bayless Garden Tour

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My husband and I took part of a tour of Rick Bayless garden in his Bucktown backyard.  The tour was given by Bill Shores who currently manages the garden.  The yard is actually a few city lots and is an … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

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We are in the midst of the dog days here in Chicago.  It is HOT HOT HOT!  Even the dog wants no part of it. Been trying to keep cool as best we can, actually our house has not been … Continue reading

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Green Theme

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We’ve had a green theme going on this week, not so much on purpose but it works given St. Patrick’s Day.  The week started nicely with the long anticipated Shamrock Shake. Colcannon was a perfect side with lamb sausage and … Continue reading

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Swinging into Spring

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We are “this” close to a green yard and the season of swingsets.  OK, not quite but at least the temperatures have been warm enough to get the kids outside. My daughter has been so excited to swing on the … Continue reading

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First Sign of Spring

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The Force

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This Superbowl ad has been all over the web this week, likely most people have seen it. The four year-old hasn’t tired of it yet and is pretty excited to see it on “our TV”. He keeps asking me to … Continue reading

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Votes have been counted, and the winner is…

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Me!  Yippee, I won.  My song of choice will kick off this year’s Chicago Half Marathon.  The song I picked is my go to song when I am struggling to finish a run, not to mention it is almost impossible … Continue reading

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I want you to want me.

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I want you to want me TO WIN!!! The Marathon Miss Fit blog is having a Chicago Half Marathon Kick off Song Contest and I have entered!  The winner gets to select the song to be played at the beginning … Continue reading

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