It’s the most wonderful time of the year, isn’t it? To celebrate, I invited some blogger friends over for a Merry Little Christmas Party last weekend. We ate, drank, and were very merry. Lots of laughs were had and stories shared. As much as I love hosting gatherings, the cost can add up quickly if… [Read More]
I’m not sure how the tradition of holiday cards got started, but I’ll tell you one thing, I like it! I love the variety of cards people send and it’s fun to see how families change and grow from year to year. This tradition, however, can get quite expensive. I used to look for the best… [Read More]
Recently, Ty and I visited New York City. He was there for work and the only reason I got to go along is because we found incredible deals on airfare and lodging. I’m talking under $100 round trip flights and $40 a night for accommodations. Can you say a steal? Here’s how we did it.
Regularly, Ty and I pass this bright orange diner that’s in a pretty desolate area just south of our neighborhood in Uptown. We figured that if this place is still open, there’s got to be a reason why. So last weekend we ventured out for Saturday morning brunch to check out Golden House Restaurant. And what did… [Read More]
What would fall be without a trip to the pumpkin patch? Last weekend, Ty and I headed 30 miles outside of Chicago for an afternoon filled with fun at Didier Farms. Now, we may have been the only couple there without kids, but I think we had the most fun of all!