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When you have guests in town it’s easier to allow yourself to have a little treat with the excuse that you’re showing them around. godiva chocolate1

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That’s how I got away with a taste of some yummy chocolate at the Macy’s basement yesterday. And what a treat!

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Vintage Find

If you got out of bed in this Chicago snowy morning kind of not knowing what to make of your day (other than superbowl later this afternoon) you might wanna consider stopping by the Randolph Street Market. Husband and I headed there yesterday and I had a very successful day (and to be quite honest not enough time to see all the great vintage goodies).

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This was one of my finds yesterday, at the Dethrose Vintage and Rose Vintage booth. Now, there’s a lot more to be seen at the market. I mean, a lot! It’s open from today from 10 am to 5 pm. If you can’t make it this time, don’t panic. There’s more next month! Little tip: onion and caprese empanadas from the Empanadus booth. Heaven on earth, I’m not kidding.




Homemaker

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Last year we decided for the first time we’d do Christmas cards. As you can see, we had fun shooting and yes, the pecan pie went straight into the bellies once the clicks were done. And since I had only shared a couple of shots from this 1950′s inspired shoot, I figured, why show more? It’s my favorite anyways!

 rose vintage dress / jessie steele cupcake apron / vintage earrings / handsome husband

 

 

Cancun

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There were so many beautiful images we captured and little space to share them, so I selected a few of my favorite for what will be the last from mexico. When people ask me how Mexico was I have to say it was nothing short of amazing. You can find so many great deals online these days it’s definitely worth considering. My best pointer? All inclusive is the way to go in Cancun.

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City Snow

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Right now, this is how Chicago looks like from my window. And so I  had to interrupt my vocal warm-up to capture a few images. As beautiful as it looks, I can’t stop wishing I didn’t have to brave this weather outside.

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Las Noches

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Our nights in Mexico consisted of dining on some delicious Mexican dishes, walking about the resort as we felt the light ocean breeze, grabbing a drink or two at the sushi bar and just enjoying each other’s company. A bit boring, I know.  But we decided to leave the clubbing night scene for next time.

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necklace thanks to sandra batts bijoux, topshop top, urban outfitters pants, mac lipstick diva

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Isla Mujeres

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alexander wang tank, club monaco skirt, asos hat, arezzo belt, rayban sunglasses

It’s never that simple to pick something right to wear at the beach. At least not for me. Especially if it calls for something that works both on the sand and the surroundings. This was a day of exploring around Isla Mujeres (a 20-min ferry ride from Cancun). We grabbed a golf cart and drove around the island to see what we could discover. Never in my life have I seen such crystal clear blue ocean.

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