Life During the Quarantine – The First 60 Days

We love Chicago sign at Chicago Theatre Hi internet! It's been awhile. Well...63 days to exact...since Chicago had the stay at home order because of Covid-19. What a whirlwind of events and emotions the past (long) two months have been! Who would have expected a pandemic - the Coronavirus - would have a huge impact … Continue reading Life During the Quarantine – The First 60 Days

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Let’s Explore! Rainbow Murals in Chicago for You and Your Rainbow Babies and Kids

Cruz and Levi are rainbow babies. They're my rainbow babies. In case you're unfamiliar with the term - a rainbow baby is a baby born after a miscarriage or loss and signifies hope and healing after a loss and are seen as "the rainbow after the storm". National Rainbow Baby Day is held on August 22nd. … Continue reading Let’s Explore! Rainbow Murals in Chicago for You and Your Rainbow Babies and Kids

Let’s Celebrate! Happy Mardi Gras, Ya’ll

Happy Fat Tuesday - Mardi Gras, ya'll!! Chicagoans celebrate Fat Tuesday by indulging in the paczki - a Polish pastry with a sweet filling. But this former New Orleans resident misses the king cakes, especially the cream cheese filled king cakes. But in either case, both are good to indulge in on Fat Tuesday. When … Continue reading Let’s Celebrate! Happy Mardi Gras, Ya’ll

Let’s Eat! My Picks for Where to Eat During Chicago Restaurant Week

Chicago Restaurant Week is upon us! This year, Chicago Restaurant week runs from January 24 - February 9, which is more than a week long. Late January and early February is normally a slow time in Chicago. Why? Because it's the coldest time of year. So naturally most Chicagoans like to stay in and hibernate. … Continue reading Let’s Eat! My Picks for Where to Eat During Chicago Restaurant Week