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newwalnutroom

Because Who Doesn’t Want To Stuff Their Face at Macy’s Walnut Room in Chicago?


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

While frolicking in Macy's (Forever Marshall Field's according to us Chicagoans) on State St. this past February, it dawned on me that I've never eaten in the historic Walnut Room. Never! View post

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blackgirlpurple

#BlackGirlMagic & Kelly Rowland: Life Update


Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Hey loves! First, I want to say hello & a HUGE "Thank you" to everyone who subscribed to the blog last week. Please feel free to comment on posts & say "Hi" :)View post

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dreamhome5

Good News! The House We Want Is For Sale!


Friday, April 17, 2015

Good news! The house Bookey (Steve) and I want is for sale! Would you believe me if I told you we drive pass this Kenwood beauty at LEAST once a week, to gaze upon and dream? We do. We really do.View post

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redtoday

Blondes Have More Fun, Lu Palmer House & Cruising in the Mazda 3 Touring!


Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The saying "Blondes have more fun" just may have some truth in it. I was all nervous about how people would respond to my new "hurr" (hair). To my surprising, I've received NOTHING but compliments. I get them all day long. The other day I was editing in Robust Coffee on 63rd Woodlawn and an ...

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theroyale2

‘The Royale’ Opens at American Theatre Company in Chicago


Thursday, March 12, 2015

I'm a legit fangirl of "Orange is The New Black". Check out my post "5 Things Binge Watching 'Orange is The New Black' Taught Me About Myself". This is slightly why I was anxious to check out "The Royale" written by 'Orange is The New Black' writer Marco Ramirez. View post

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peach4

Peach’s Opens In Bronzeville


Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Remember when I wrote about why Steve and I had our wedding reception at the Parkway Ballroom in Bronzeville? First and foremost, it's FULL of historical value. All of Chicago's "who's who" have wined & dined at the Parkway.View post

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reason10

Remember that time it was more than 1 degree outside in Chicago?


Thursday, February 19, 2015

Japanese Osaka Garden This morning Chicago broke a new record of being -8 degrees outside. How is that even possible? Every Chicagoan sounds like a broken record when winter shows her ugly face, because we all post the same classic Facebook status of "Why do I still live here?". Trust me, Atlanta, Miami, Texas, and ...

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socialdeviant

Last Night I Spoke On A Panel Discussing “Personal Branding”


Thursday, January 22, 2015

Last night I had the opportunity to sit on a panel, sponsored by Social Deviant (here in Chicago), and discuss Personal Branding. The event was put together by "She Says Chicago", which is an award winning organization, running free mentorships and events to women in the creative and marketing businesses. Isn't that AWESOME?!?! Other panelists ...

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