Thursday, October 17, 2013

Re-cap: Chicago Weekend and Work Trip!

Hello loves! I wanted to share a little recap of my Chicago trip. I was there from last Friday, and I got in last night. I was there over the weekend to support one of my best friend's Caitlin on her first full marathon! She was amazing and is so strong! I am so proud of her for this huge accomplishment - seriously such an inspiration! 

Love you Caity! 
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I was able to catch up with friends I don't get to see that often. It was great to see my sorority sister, Bev, and meet Caitlin's other friend Meghan who I had never met before! I had a blast with them over the weekend. I also got to see my good friends from Atlanta Chris and Meghan who live in Chicago!
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So confession.. I am IN LOVE with Chicago. Not only does it have amazing shopping and restaurants, but the people are so nice. I won't even talk about the amount of HOT TALL men walking around the city. We were blessed with great weather and it was even warm some of the days! Of course, you know I always do some shopping damage and I did take the plunge on these babies from Zara. I will say it time after time, but Zara is one of my favorite stores and I always hit it up every time I am in a city that has one. 
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I also did something VERY bad. I did a makeup trial at Neiman Marcus with Tom Ford makeup. It was beyond amazing. No wonder his products cost what they do! I ordered the Cognac Sable eyeshadow quad (on it's way to me right now) & I bought this GORGEOUS lip gloss. Honestly - the best lipgloss I have ever used! It is so creamy and glossy, but not sticky! Tom Ford Ultra Lip Shine Gloss in Peach Absolute
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FOOD - Amazing! My friend Chris took me to Japonais - it was some of the best Asian food I have ever had. My favorite was this dish - NY strip cooked on a rock! Definitely recommend if you are ever in Chicago!
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I had a great time visiting, and had some good work meetings as well. Definitely glad to be home! Expect some videos this weekend! :)

Happy Thursday!


  1. Looks like an amazing trip, Chicago is very high up on my radar for my next domestic trip. Looks like such an amazing city and I've never been :(

    I just want to avoid going in the winter lol, so I'm hoping maybe spring or next fall.

    There's also a Japonais in The Mirage in Vegas you can check out next time you're there. Yummy!

  2. Love those new boots!! I just placed an oder with Zara yesterday for a few fall pieces!

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