Chicago · Travel

Best Things to do with Kids in Chicago

Sometimes as adults we take the little things for granted. We see things from jaded eyes without a lot of wonder and amazement. Often times, it’s just the little things we see in our everyday lives, but sometimes it’s the bigger, rarer things too. For me, living in a big city for so many years,… Continue reading Best Things to do with Kids in Chicago

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Visiting Disney World During A Pandemic: A Magical 50th Anniversary Celebration

A dream is a wish your heart makes. Over the last year of the coronavirus pandemic, we have all wished for better times to come. One of the best ways to combat the sadness of being in a gloomy place is to put yourself in a happy place. Even better if it’s THE happiest place,… Continue reading Visiting Disney World During A Pandemic: A Magical 50th Anniversary Celebration

Lifestyle · Travel

Gift Guide: Traveler’s Bucket List

If you or your loved ones are anything like me, one of the things you have missed most during this year of quarantine is travel. I miss exploring new places, being immersed in new cultures, trying new foods and activities and the simple joy of getting on an airplane, ready for adventure. As we head… Continue reading Gift Guide: Traveler’s Bucket List

Fashion · Travel

Meet Me in Mackinac: Past Into Present Fashion

A lush lawn, beautiful flowers, colorful bicycles, rocking chairs lining the porch, plenty of historic charm, plus a lapping lake and horse carriages trotting along. Maybe this evokes an image from a fairytale? Maybe, if you are one of the lucky few who know of the hidden gem of Michigan, it evokes visions of Mackinac… Continue reading Meet Me in Mackinac: Past Into Present Fashion

Chicago · Travel

Come & Knock On My Door: Movie Homes of Chicago

If you’re looking for a unique way to see the city of Chicago, why not see it like you do on the screen, whether that’s the small screen or the big screen. I’m talking about movies and television and the houses that, in a sense, have made Chicago famous. At least famous on the silver… Continue reading Come & Knock On My Door: Movie Homes of Chicago

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European Adventure Part 7: Venice, Italy

Whether long or short, relaxing or full of adventure, vacations have a way of sticking with us. They create memories to last a lifetime. Trips, and travel in general, teach us about ourselves, our likes and dislikes, other cultures, art and entertainment – and the list goes on. Travel enhances and enriches our lives. I… Continue reading European Adventure Part 7: Venice, Italy

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European Adventure Part 6: Murano, Italy

While Murano, Italy isn’t as colorful curbside (or dockside in this case) as it’s neighboring community, Burano, once you step inside any of the canal lined buildings, all the colors of the rainbow are there to greet you, in the form of beautiful hand blown glass. Glass blowing is what put Murano on the map,… Continue reading European Adventure Part 6: Murano, Italy