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Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend May 17-19

It’s that time of the week again to look at what fun things there are to do over the weekend here in Chicago.  It’s also that time of year where we are not sure what kind of weather we are going to get. There are drastically different weather forecasts out there for the weekend right… Continue reading Things to Do in Chicago This Weekend May 17-19

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

Brunch, chicago winter, Cozy Home, End of Hibernation Months, Home

Brunch in Chicago

It’s Friday night and we finally saw the sun here in Chicago today.  Even though it was only 40 degrees it was beautiful - it was so good to soak up a little Vitamin D! It has been so dark and gloomy here this winter it makes staying home and getting cozy the only thing… Continue reading Brunch in Chicago

Cozy Home, Healthy Lifestyle, Home, Pampering, Self Care, Yoga

Mindfulness

Mindfulness.  What does that mean? Here is the definition: “a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.” I have been working on being mindful lately.  It is not an easy task as i am used… Continue reading Mindfulness