chi-town

Do people still say Chi-Town? Did you know that Chicago’s founder is black? Why did I not know about Jean Baptiste Point Du Sable? Born in Haïti, he founded a trading post along the Chicago River which later became a chartered city in 1837. Love this! It was my third time in the windy city, but…

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#girlsgonemild for #champagnemami

Another SL birthday! This time, a milestone San Francisco treat! I love girls trips. Especially appreciated the opportunity to take time to honor one of my favorite people and also get to know her other besties better. I don’t always get to play tourist is SF so that’s a nice boon too. Realized, I’m going…

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(the overhyped) 29 rooms

Described as an “interactive funhouse of style, culture, & technology,” 29 rooms was long awaited by the IG set in Los Angeles. Maybe I’m just too old and/or can’t stand taking 29 selfies, but it just fell flat for me. I admit I had fun and took photos, but def over these fake museums. While I…

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oak glen: apple americana galore

Who knew fall was only 90 minutes away from LA? Nestled in the heart of Apple County, a five-mile loop of orchards, ranches, shops, and restaurants offers a picturesque Americana experience. Stopped at Riley’s Farm and Los Rios Ranchos. Also stopped at Oak Tree Village to eat the famous apple pie at Apple Annie’s, but…

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