AUTUMN IN NYC

NYC twice in a year? Yes, please! On a whim, the sister and I decided to do another weekend in NYC before the holidays and winter months arrived. Not only is NYC a favorite destination, but we got to enjoy absolutely perfect autumn weather for all 3 days. Every time I’m there, though, I think […]

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CHICAGO GOURMET 2017

My favorite food event, Chicago Gourmet, was held in Millennium Park last weekend and it was the 10yr Anniversary! HUGE congrats to the IMR and Bon Appetit magazine teams for putting on an amazing event in this gorgeous city. This year, I went on both Saturday and Sunday – it was aggressive, and I’m not […]

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ANNIVERSARY STAYCATION

There’s no better way to explore your own city than to enjoy a staycation here and there. There are always new hotels and restaurants popping up; and even if there aren’t, you can always make stops at your favorite places. We spent our anniversary this year with a staycation at the beautiful Gwen hotel, had […]

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THE EDGEWATER – MADISON

How beautiful is this photo? It’s taken only with my iPhone 6s, and brightened up a bit. Well, when you’re sitting on the patio of The Boathouse at The Edgewater hotel in Madison, this is the view you’ll have. I was in Madison for work last week and had this place on my bucket list […]

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NAOKI SUSHI

You know how they say you should schedule regular date nights? Well, it’s true. Not only does it keep things interesting and is a nice excuse to get dressed up more than usual, but it also provides us with the opportunity to tryย all of the new spots one our list. NAOKI has been on my […]

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