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  • Back to Reality + Off to Chicago {This Week’s Eats}


    Back to reality this week but it's been a short one. I am currently on a plane again but not headed anywhere tropical! I'm on the way to Chicago for a quick overnight. I'm visiting the ALDI headquarters where I'll spend the afternoon doing activities like switch and save tastings, price challenges, a smoothie challenge, [...]

  • Skyscrapers and Sunshine


    This is part two of my Chicago trip recap and it's all about part of our beautiful Saturday. We slept until 10 a.m. (11 a.m. Eastern time!!!). I guess we were exhausted from a long work week and a late Friday night. We didn't even feel guilty about our late slumber, instead we high-fived and [...]

  • Arrival In Chicago: Adobo Grill and Second City


    I am currently en route back to Charlotte from a great weekend in Chicago. Highlights included... - Spending time with my wonderful girlfriends - Amazing weather!!! (the weather totally changed and it was high 60s and sunny all weekend - I didn't even need my boots!) - Really, really delicious meals - Great runs along [...]

  • Packing Dilemas, Workouts, Eats, Etc.


    Final preparations for my Chicago weekend are underway. Mainly focused on freaking out about what to pack. We knew the weather would be dicey with an early May trip so I'm not surprised that this is the forecast...I just have no clue what to pack. Everyone tells me it's still appropriate to wear boots in the midwest [...]