Biking, Chicago Spring, Chicago Trails, Cozy Home, Hiking, Home

Beauty of the Chicagoland Trails

It is springtime in Chicago and a great time to do some hiking in the area.  One of my favorite places to visit in the Spring to see waterfalls is Starved Rock.   https://www.starvedrockstatepark.org/ If you visit here after periods of heavy rain (like we are having now) you will see some pretty awesome waterfalls.… Continue reading Beauty of the Chicagoland Trails

Chicago Spring, chicago winter, Home, Planting Season, Spring

The Tale of 2 Seasons

Yesterday in Chicago it was 55 degrees and sunny. I spent the morning running a 5k with just a light jacket and the entire afternoon working in my backyard to get it ready for the summer.  It was so nice to be outside after a long, cold, dreary winter. Today I woke up to some… Continue reading The Tale of 2 Seasons

Flowers, Gardening, Home, Spring, Vegetable Garden

Spring Has Sprung

It’s a cold, misty day here in Chicago and as much as I would like to lay around and be lazy I am doing a little spring cleaning.  I figure better to do it on a day like this then on the sunny breezy days that are hopefully ahead of us. It’s always such a… Continue reading Spring Has Sprung