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A Walk In Chicago

I was recently in Chicago with my daughter for her volleyball tournament.  Luckily, we scored this Airbnb in an area called South Loop.  There wasn’t a lot of time for tourist activities but one morning I had three hours to spare, I took a walk down Michigan Ave and I’m so glad I did.

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Simplifying a Dining Room Makeover

One challenge with living in an older home, especially one with a specific architectural style, is trying to merge your own style with that of the home.  Older homes have a ‘feel’ to them; It can be the molding, the antique fixtures or flooring. In our case, the home has great bones.  Its structure is solid, the lines clean, and honestly it just has some good feels going on!

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A Walk Around Carmel By The Sea

Our past travels to various towns resulted in us sleeping our weekends away; tired from the busy week, running around with our kids, and just being exhausted.  So, it was with great surprise and delight that we ventured out from our the awesome room and booked a walking tour of downtown Carmel with CarmelWalks.   Read More