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City Girl Goes To Suburbia: Geneva &St. Charles IL

I have now been a Chicagoan for 8 years. It’s hard to believe how quickly the time has flown. I still adore my city, and I think that’s what has made the time move so fast. 808 more words


Dylan's Candy Bar - Chicago's Ultimate Sugar Rush!

Freak Shakes.  I’m sure you’ve seen them all over the internet too.  Giant milkshakes topped with literally EVERYTHING.  I had become obsessed with trying to find somewhere that creates these masterpieces and was rather excited when I stumbled across Dylan’s Candy Bar in Chicago! 447 more words

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Visiting Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago

I was AMAZED to find out that Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago is completely free to visit!  It’s not unusual for city attractions to have a free day every now and then but Lincoln Park Zoo does it one better by being free 365 days a year! 595 more words

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Trip Report: Shawnee National Forest, August 19-21, 2017

I had the eclipse marked on my calendar probably 8 months in advance, but as the date grew closer I wavered on making the drive. Work was getting crazy, and the car definitely needed to be fixed before I wanted to take it on a six hour road trip. 1,183 more words


Chicago, Illinois

On a shockingly atypical day in January, I spent a near 60 degree Saturday at the Fullerton Beach lakefront taking in some of the sites that have become so familiar to me in the last four years. 312 more words