Strasbourg: The Christmas Market Capitol of the World!

Welcome to Strasbourg, France–the currently one of the jolliest place on planet earth! Right on the eastern boarder between France and Germany, this quaint little town dating back to at least 12BC, still proudly boasts a beautiful range of historic buildings from Medieval to Art Nouveau. Every year from the end of November through the…

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Paris Has Its Very Own Built In Christmas Tree

They say Paris is the most romantic city in the world? Who exactly are “they?” I’m not sure, but they might be right. The Louvre at Night   Even Parisian puddles are romantic. Disgusting. Every meal feels like a perfect meal here, but I highly recommend dinner at Le Petit Cler.A truly fantastic food experience at…

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Merry Christmas, you big person, you!

When I was a kid, I thought growing up was the worst thing that could happen. I dreaded becoming an adult. Little did I know that being a “big person” is actually awesome. You can eat all the candy you want and buy yourself Christmas presents (all year ’round). A pair of Sweet Classic Highs…

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deck the halls with tons of sneakers

  Christmas is almost here! Does it surprise you that this is my version of decorating for the holidays? Handmade decorations are always the best, and even better when it appears that they don’t make sense. At this point, I’m certain that my neighbors think I’m a lunatic. My door is constantly covered with the…

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hell froze over

Last week, I spent time in Minneapolis for work. Oh my goodness, it was cold! It got down to -9 degrees. I took off my jacket off for the first few pictures above and almost died. Although the temperatures were harrowing, the city was still quite lovely. I felt as though I was returning to a…

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on shoes and ice

I spent Thanksgiving in Pittsburgh this year. It was chilly and snowy… and I even salted a driveway for the first time in my life. Everyone thought it was funny that I was so enthusiastic about it. I also went to a really great Penguins game on the 27th. (Geno and Sid loved my sneaker wedges as…

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a very minty Christmas!

Meet Liz and her very minty Nikes. Nothing like a little festive cheer with a bit of minty goodness on your feet! Am I right?! We went to a German Christmas Market downtown and filled ourselves with warm cider and cinnamon nuts. I love Chicago at Christmas time and I want the pre-holiday excitement to last…

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