Rebecca-Otis-Leder-PhotoTheRebeccammendations®: Curated ideas for a thoughtful life, covering Entertaining, Career, Marketing, Design, and Travel, and my Top 10 lists. Founded on March 17th, 2009 in the cultural, funky, and fresh Austin, Texas, the blog has followed me to Chicago, where I currently reside, and accompanied me through adventures and travels. I see TheRebeccammendations as a community and forum for building relationships - leave a comment, connect on social, and let's connect! Let's make the most out of life with creative ideas for any occasion!

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  • Soup season continues. #Minestrone wins again, this time for Mom and Pop. An honor. Cozy #Shabbat. #Recipe modified from: @savingroomfordessert #vegetarian #cooking
  • 3rd time and all-time Valentine at our authentic #Pilsen date spot from 3 years ago. @cantonregiorestaurant #followtheleders #nevergetsold #butweloveit .
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  • Love, The Leders. ❤️ Whole wheat almond banana blueberry waffle sandwich - starting our day with wholesome love. Batter recipe by: @inspiredtaste .
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  • Top 10: Ways to Infuse Vacation into Everyday Life- Link in Bio! This shot is from the longest sunset I can remember ever having the privilege of enjoying in #nelson #nz #vacation #lifestyle #top10 #travel #wanderlust @askpang @greatergoodmag
  • White Feb. #chicago.
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  • Pho-riday. Yum. Coze-tastic. Recipe link in bio. #pho #homemade #cooking #delish #food Inspired by @servedfromscratch #snowy #chicago #wedgwood Indigo Grosgrain dishes
  • Kinda feel like a chipmunk storing nuts and seeds for the winter but this muesli recipe from a cookbook at a bed and breakfast we visited in #teanau #nz is just too good, we’re going on 1 month of this mix for a wholesome way to start every day. #fourthtimeinarow #makeslotsofservings #easyschmeezy #muesli #recipe #breakfast #coconut #oats #almond #apricot #cinnamon
  • When the first date night spot disappoints, you visit the neighborhood #microbrewery for friendly service and a frothy glass. #followtheleders #datenight #sloop #southloop #chicago #brewery #beer @vice_district @vicedist_q
  • We’re 1 week away and it’s not too late to find a fun and casual #ValentinesDay date idea in #Chicago. Link in bio! No frills, few reservations or tickets required, fun for pal get togethers, a date, family outing, or a night in. Featuring @burdickchocolate @pastoralchicago @sparrowchicago @commonsclubchi @nanaorganic @cantonregiorestaurant @true_food_kitchen @beatrixchicago @quartinochicago @thesecondcity @traderjoeslist.
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  • Cozy snowy day for fam brunch debuting @wedgwood indigo dishes, @chilewich placemats, @villeroyboch twist utensils, @nambe salt n’ peppa shakers, &@verawanggang bande glasses.
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