Category Archives: chicago

Things To Do in Chicago

I lived in Chicago a long time, and I often get asked for suggestions about what to do in the Windy City. This question is HARD because there are literally a bijillion things a person can do there and it’s … Continue reading

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Chicago vs Seattle (First Impressions)

When we announced that we were moving from Chicago (where Tim and I are both originally from) to Seattle, everyone asked us if we were¬†sure we wanted to move because the weather in the PNW is so terrible in in … Continue reading

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Our family is moving to Seattle!

Well I’ve been putting off this ‘announcement’ for a bit of time until it became official, official (meaning that the paperwork had been signed and our families had been informed and the dates had been set…) But all of that … Continue reading

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An Independence Day recap

Well, that was a nice long weekend, wasn’t it? Tim, Clara and I celebrated Independence Day with friends and each other and by spending a lot of time outdoors – it was marvelous! A quick rundown… On Friday we did … Continue reading

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My new goal: Buy used

It’s no secret that I tend to lean more towards the ‘minimalist-wannabe’ end of the consumerism spectrum. I can’t say that I’m a true minimalist in every sense of the word, but I do try to consciously live without things … Continue reading

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