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Friday Five: 5 Healthy Restaurants in Chicago

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It seems only fitting after a week in New York that I share my 5 favorite healthy food options here in Chicago. The Midwest is very much about “meat and potatoes” so finding a healthy alternative has been a struggle over the past year. If you’re a native to the city or planning a visit and want to grab something other than deep dish pizza, these are the 5 best places in Chicago!

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A Weekend In Chicago

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White Dress | White Sandals | Belt | Bag

Having just moved to Chicago, I still feel like I’m a tourist in my own city. But, that also means that all the tourist spots are fresh in my mind! Y’all asked me to share more about the Windy City so here we go. If you’re a first time visitor to Chi-town, here’s how to spend a weekend!

PS. Chicagoans have told me I can’t call it Chitown but I’m going to continue doing it until they stop calling California Cali.

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Chicago Yacht Cruise: Mystic Blue

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Pink Tiered Dress (so good for weddings!) | Beige Heeled Sandals | Ombre Tassel Earrings | Similar White Studded Bag | MantraBand Bracelets | Sunglasses ($55)

Two weekends ago, we celebrated Matt’s (my Instagram husband) 30th birthday with a marathon of events. For someone who hates having the attention on him, he really wanted to go big this year. I can’t think of anything worth celebrating more than him though (sappy but true)! Being relatively new to Chicago, one of the things we tried was a yacht cruise with Mystic Blue. Why not spend Sunday Funday on a boat?

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Friday Five: 7 Tips for A Sun-Sational Summer Dinner Party

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Back in April, I worked with one of my favorite home decor brands, Kathy Kuo Home, to share how to create a cozy corner. Well, with temps on the rise, there’s no longer a need to get cozy. It’s time to move things outdoors! With that in mind, I asked Kathy Kuo to share her tips on throwing a perfect summer soiree. The dinner party to end all dinner parties! Here’s what she had to say…

And yes, I’m cheating on the Friday Five a little with a Friday Seven!

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