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In Memory of a Loving Grams -- You will be missed

In Memory of a Loving Grams -- You will be missed
Mylanta. I have no idea how to start a blog like this so bear with me. My grandma, Olga Marie, passed away today. I wanted to share some memories with you. I remember spending time with my grandparents when I was little. They had a HUGE yard in a Chicago suburb where we spent a... Read more »

Troll calls Kelly Clarkson fat on Twitter -- Her response was perfect.

I don’t understand what tolls are trying to accomplish by calling celebrities, or anyone for that matter, names on twitter. On Tuesday, the Fourth of July, a Twitter member, Cliff Cherokee @Euger23, decided to troll Kelly Clarkson’s twitter with a simple message. “You’re fat” I have a few thoughts. 1. The only positive thing I... Read more »

Chase Rice performs at Lakeshake Festival – Chicago IL 2017

Chase Rice performs at Lakeshake Festival – Chicago IL 2017
I think my favorite aspect of festivals such as Lakeshake, Windy City Smokeout and Fair St. Louis, is hearing music from artists I wasn’t familiar with prior to the event. Sure, you are going to hear great music from favorites like Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts and Thomas Rhett, but I get more excited about the... Read more »
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I decided to move from the city to small town USA and life will never be the same

I decided to move from the city to small town USA and life will never be the same
Due to an unfortunate series of events that started with my apartment being flipped into a condo, I somehow ended up moving from Chicago to, not just the suburbs, but small town USA. I called my mom in over dramatic tears one day.  You know the kind.  The ones that send you into a dry... Read more »

Miranda Lambert puts on an amazing show at Country Lakeshake Festival 2017 -- Chicago, IL

Miranda Lambert puts on an amazing show at Country Lakeshake Festival 2017 -- Chicago, IL
I’ve written about her before, and this won’t be the last time. There’s a reason. She kicks ass. Seriously. She put an amazing show on at the third annual Country Lakeshake Festival at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly island in Chicago Illinois. There was no doubt in my mind that I was going to Lakeshake this year.... Read more »

Country Lakeshake Festival 2017 in Black & White -- Chicago, IL

Country Lakeshake Festival 2017 in Black & White -- Chicago, IL
This year’s Country Lakeshake did not disappoint.  For their 3rd year, they even had a few upgrades including free trolley’s to and from major train hubs around Chicago and tiered ticket levels making the event more accessible. Another addition to the event? Budweiser Clydesdale horses. The event had between 12,500 and 16,500 attendees each day, and... Read more »
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Minneapolis: Mall of America, Minnehaha Falls & More

Minneapolis: Mall of America, Minnehaha Falls & More
First of all, I want to say sorry to any of my readers who have been missing my blogs! I was a busy bee in my last semester of school, EVER.  I graduated last week with my Masters.  Crazy Right! I will be back full force this summer with uber amounts of concerts, travel and... Read more »

Chicago Country Summer 2017 – Concerts and Festivals

Chicago Country Summer 2017 – Concerts and Festivals
I love summer for a multitude of reasons. The weather. The clothes. The Beach. But topping the list is the outdoor country concerts and festivals in Chicago. A perfect summer night involves lawn seats with your closest friends, drinking a beer, listening to kick ass country artists perform their hearts out. Outside of Nashville, I... Read more »

Lake Bled Cream Cake – A must have if you travel to Slovenia

Lake Bled Cream Cake – A must have if you travel to Slovenia
There are a so many reasons to travel, but one at the top of the list is trying foods native to different parts of the world. In the small lakeside resort in Bled, Slovenia you can delight in Kremsnita, also known as cream cake. Layers of golden, flaky butter dough, delectable vanilla cream, whipped cream... Read more »
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Serious Question: How do you throw away a garbage can?

No really. I’m serious about this one. I recently moved into a home that has three random garbage cans that are busted or old in the back yard. As they are pretty useless, I decided it was best for me to toss them. The problem? How do you throw them away? It seems obvious, put... Read more »