This is Chicago and it's a well-known fact that we only get about five months of good weather per year. Grab your group and sign up for one of the many races the city has to offer; you don't have to be a fitness guru to get started. From 5Ks to marathons, get out in … Continue reading Chicago: I Swear…Running IS Fun. Really.
I've mentioned before that one of my favorite past times is taking weekend jaunts to cities I've never been. A trip to Denver with Katie was no different! We packed a lot of adventures into only a couple of days, and man--that city offers a lot. Check out some notable hot spots and activities: Restaurants … Continue reading You Can’t Spell Colorado Without RAD
"Help! My family is coming to visit me in Chicago!" Fear not my friends! As you already know, Chicago is filled with things to do, places to eat, and sights to see. It's choosing which are most parent-friendly and most exciting that can be a challenge--if I had my way, it'd be nonstop burgers every … Continue reading Chicago: Where to Take the Fam Bam
Festival season is one of my FAVORITE things about living in Chicago, and as the 2016 festivals come up, I thought I'd share my Top 5 street fests throughout the city! Take a look at some of the most delicious and entertaining fests here: Belmont-Sheffield Music Fest Located in the heart of Lakeview, the Belmont-Sheffield … Continue reading Chicago: Which Fest is Best?
This is the true story... of seven people... living in a house... You get the idea. At 30+ a group of high school friends and I decided to finally take a trip together to none other than New Orleans, Louisiana! For four days, we ate, drank, and explored, and I'm so pumped to share some … Continue reading If You Love Beignets and You Know It, Clap Your Hands
Let's face it; we've all fancied ourselves a poor man's version of Dave Grohl at some point. Hell, you might even BE Dave (shout out to the almighty Foo!). So what do you do when you wanna un7leash your inner rock star? You take a shot of Jameson and head to karaoke night. Here's my … Continue reading Chicago: Hey Now, You’re a Rock Star
The best burgers in the beautiful city of Chicago.
What do you do when you and your friend need a quick getaway and find a random roundtrip to anywhere for $80? You buy it. So off to historic Philadelphia we were. In January. Immediately after one of their biggest snowstorms. True to form, my friend Missy and I started researching things to do, places … Continue reading Rocky, Cheesesteaks, and a Penitentiary