The Wonderful Windy City


Adam and I spent most of the week working in Chicago. I grew up in Illinois and despite visiting cities like New York City and London – Chicago is still my favorite. It’s where my family and friends are – the ones closest to my heart. Oh and the Bulls (go Scottie Pippen!).

Some highlights:

  • Cold, brisk walks downtown while the city is decorated for Christmas
  • Eating at Xoco and drinking coffee from Intellegentsia.
  • Quality time with my brother
  • Holding my best friend’s second child for the first time
  • Drinking too much wine
  • Realizing that I can work from anywhere…and dreaming of our next trip!

It made the week fly by and it’s already Friday! I plan to catch up on work before the holidays, celebrate a friend’s birthday, bake Christmas cookies with my friends and finish up my shopping for the Christmas City Swap! Do you have any plans?

Oh and congrats to Rebecca Odell for winning a $25 giftcard to Nurtur Grandview giveaway! Thanks to all who entered!

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  • Reply Shanna

    So fun! I’m an Illinois girl myself (now living in Tennessee) and going to Chicago always feels like coming home. And bonus, like you, my husband and I can truly work from anywhere, so going home’s not hard. Such a blessing!

    December 14, 2012 at 8:41 AM
    • Reply Allison

      YAY for Illinois! It’s so fun to be able to visit – I hope you enjoy the holidays :)

      December 16, 2012 at 6:10 PM
  • Reply Shayla LaFreniere

    I love that second circle photo of you in the window with the city lights behind you, it’s magic!

    December 14, 2012 at 8:50 AM
  • Reply Jess

    So glad you had a great time away! I can’t wait to take Andy to Chicago..he has never been!!!

    December 14, 2012 at 9:06 AM
    • Reply Allison

      He’ll love it! So fun.

      December 16, 2012 at 6:10 PM

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