Top 10: Ways to Infuse Vacation into Everyday Life

Top 10: Ways to Infuse Vacation into Everyday Life

Anyone else feeling the lingering cold Winter days? That stretch between New Years and Memorial Day holidays is a long one. It's easy to dream of vacations past and future and summer days somewhere up ahead. Why do we yearn for that magical, three-syllable word so much? Whether...

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Top 10 Hidden Gem Chicago Valentine’s Date Ideas 2018

Top 10 Hidden Gem Chicago Valentine’s Date Ideas 2018

Here we are, a week away from that silly, but kind of cute, sometimes over-the-top, okay, sometimes ridiculous, made up holiday that we either love or don't love in any given year. Maybe the only thing to love about it is remembering those cute Valentine's treats we used to give...

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Top 10 Things to Do in Auckland

Top 10 Things to Do in Auckland

Friends - a new city just skyrocketed to my 'top favorite cities' list (it's in my head, but I have one). Auckland, a bustling, vibrant, colorful, hip, happenin' port town on the North Island of New Zealand exceeded all of our expectations set by those who told us, "you'll...

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#OneRoomChallenge Reveal! Chicago Urban Kitchen Rejuvenation Complete!

#OneRoomChallenge Reveal! Chicago Urban Kitchen Rejuvenation Complete!

It's here! It's kitchen remodel reveal day in the One Room Challenge 6 week design blogging event and we are so excited to finally reveal our new favorite space in our condo! It's also the day we fly home for our wedding (weeee!) so we are excited to celebrate both during...

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#OneRoomChallenge 5: Chicago Urban Kitchen Counters & Cabinets

#OneRoomChallenge 5: Chicago Urban Kitchen Counters & Cabinets

That's right! We're back for Week 5 of the OneRoomChallenge, the seasonal event when bloggers write for 6 weeks about remodeling a room...

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#OneRoomChallenge 4: Chicago Urban Kitchen Rejuvenation – Cabinet Swap

#OneRoomChallenge 4: Chicago Urban Kitchen Rejuvenation – Cabinet Swap

Welcome back! We're on Week 4 of Calling it Home and HouseBeautiful's One Room Challenge Fall event, where bloggers showcase a room remodel over 6 weeks leading up...

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#OneRoomChallenge 3: Building it Back Up – Chicago Downtown Kitchen Rejuvenation

#OneRoomChallenge 3: Building it Back Up – Chicago Downtown Kitchen Rejuvenation

Welcome back! We're on Week 3 of Calling it Home and HouseBeautiful magazine's Fall One Room Challenge - Chicago Urban Kitchen Remodel, a 6-week event twice a year where designers and bloggers come together to share how they've made over a room in their home. This year, we...

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  • 3rd time and all-time Valentine at our authentic #Pilsen date spot from 3 years ago. @cantonregiorestaurant #followtheleders #nevergetsold #butweloveit .
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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
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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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