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What Not to Order at a Czech Restaurant

And other recommendations for when in Prague This most recent trip to Prague to celebrate Christmas with Emily was different in that we did not travel outside of Prague, nor did we do anything 'new' beside visiting the Christmas markets. Part of the reason for this was that the trip was very fast in comparison… Continue reading What Not to Order at a Czech Restaurant

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Bells On Cocktails Ring

'Tis the Friday before Christmas and all through the house, there's still work to be done with a wireless mouse.  But even with all the hustle and bustle of the season, there's time yet for happy hour and time well spent with friends and family.  And since no good holiday story ever began over a… Continue reading Bells On Cocktails Ring

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Deep Dished in Chicago

I thought it a good thing that we walked so much on this vacation because I ate so much!  Chicago has no shortage of good eats- from breakfast, lunch, and dinner to desserts and spirits- there's something delicious for all times of day. Here are just a few of the places where we dined on… Continue reading Deep Dished in Chicago

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Weekend Plans: Brunches and Botanical Gardens

The first week of school is in the books, and I am so glad it's the weekend! This will be the first weekend in I-can't remember-how-long that we haven't had someplace to be and probably the last until Christmas break, so I plan on lazying it up and enjoying the hot, sunny weather with the fam. For… Continue reading Weekend Plans: Brunches and Botanical Gardens