CIM Race Recap

Training for a marathon is a lot like planning a wedding. You go through countless hours and months of preparation for ONE DAY. There is so much anticipation, excitement and nerves leading up to it and then before you know it… it’s over! But it doesn’t matter how much time went into it or how […]

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Celebrating Mo

As I wrote Mo’s birthday card last weekend, I started to think about everything that has happened the past year. And let me tell you… it is A LOT! So many unexpected, incredible things. We can’t forget about the Cubs winning the World Series to kick it off, then saying goodbye to friends, family and […]

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Carmel by the Sea

Long weekends are perfect for road trips, good food and relaxing at the beach. Little did we know when we booked our long weekend trip to Carmel that we would also be moving into our new apartment the day before we left… but despite the craziness of the move, we still managed to destress and […]

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Santa Cruz’in

Daytrips are my new favorite. As you probably already know, it is not cheap to live in this part of the country. But I’ve come to realize that you’re paying for more than just a house to live in. You are paying for the most ideal weather. You are paying for the national parks, the […]

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Chicago to California Roadtrip

2,344 miles. 5 nights. 1 speeding ticket. WE MADE IT! In case there is anyone else out there as crazy as us and driving from Chicago to San Fransisco, let me tell you… yes, it’s long. It’s really, really long. But you will see breathtaking scenery, experience some fun cities, and if you’re lucky like we were, […]

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