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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

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Springtime in Chicago

Spring has sprung!! This past weekend a friend and I went to my favorite nursery Gethsemane Garden Center located in Chicago on Clark Street! They have such a beautiful layout of flowers and a gift shop where you can definitely find a unique gift for someone special!! I picked up some dry lavender which they… Continue reading Springtime in Chicago

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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