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dreaming about brimfield

Surely you have these dreams too.  Fields and fields of dusty old junk, rusty metal, chipping paint,worn in seats and glimmering glassware.

Where could this fairytale vintage-land be?  207 more words

Treasure

Andersonville Delight

When I asked my Chicago-native colleagues where we could find, for example, the local, avant-garde furniture-maker’s shop, or the one-off, home curiosities or vintage shop, I was told we had to visit Andersonville, a Swedish neighborhood on the Northside of Chicago with a growing reputation for small, soulful home boutiques.   352 more words

Photo Journal: 42 Hours in Chicago

Ken and I spent 42 hours together in Chicago and created a photo journal from the events our trip. We were lucky to have awesome recommendations from resident friends and colleagues to help us maximize our limited time in this cool city (Thanks guys!). 14 more words

Chicagoland Treasures

We had an incredible weekend exploring Chicago! Here’s a snapshot of the loot we picked up along the way: