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My New Desk

As you know, we eliminated our home office to make it a nursery (keeping the guest room in tact for ohhh ya know… visiting grandparents who might want to stay over from time to time and our out-of-town siblings and friends). But Dan works from home and I frequently do as well. Most of the time, we work sitting at…

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The 10 Items In Our Home I’ve Had (And Will Have) for Years

I’ve moved a lot. Since graduating college 10 years ago I’ve lived in… a decently crap apartment in Washington DC my mom’s house my Southport apartment with a roommate my Uptown apartment with a roommate my Lincoln Park one-bedroom lady apartment by myself my West Town duplex with Danielle my Wicker Park apartment with Dan (never ran home tour) the…

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Our Entryway Before and After

Here it is – our entryway! I absolutely love this space with it’s original 1887 staircase (that our guests sometimes question will collapse as they near the top… we don’t think it will!). I love the long banister and the curve at the top of the stairs. And the vestibule right when you walk in keeps so much of the…

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Our Vampire Halloween Murder Mystery Party

Saturday night Dan and I hosted our second murder mystery party – the first was a “Murder of a Millionaire” for my 30th birthday two years ago – but this time around we wanted to combine it with a Halloween party and needed a spooookier theme. Enter A Vampire Murder Mystery. We figured the costumes would be easy for everyone,…

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