Holiday Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

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One of the Christmas traditions that I love most is hanging stockings along the mantel. We even have a stocking for our dog, Bella. As a family grows, it’s fun to see the number of stockings increase. At my in-laws’ house, the entire mantel is covered from end to end with matching red and white […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: My Christmas Wish List

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I seriously do not need another thing. I love giving gifts to my friends and family so much more than getting them. That being said, I have family who always ask what I want for Christmas, because they like to give too! And it’s nice to have some kind of idea as to what others […]

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Eat+Stay+Play: Chicago, City of Appetites and Architecture

Eat+Stay+Play: Chicago, City of Appetites and Architecture | Travel Guide | Cathedrals and Cafes Blog

I have only been to Chicago twice, and both times were for just a few days in the month of October. But that’s all it took for me to fall completely in love with it. I titled this Eat+Stay+Play guide “Chicago, City of Appetites and Architecture” because it was those two things that made the […]

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Holiday Gift Guide: Savvy Traveler

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I think it’s fair to say the shopping season is officially upon us (BTW, you can easily shop all my holiday gift guides HERE). Did you take advantage of any Black Friday sales? I picked up a couple things online and didn’t actually go anywhere all weekend. It was so nice to have 4 days […]

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An Architectural Tour of Chicago

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As I work through my Chicago travel guide (coming soon), I keep reviewing the photos I took of the incredible architecture. It seems that on every corner of the city there are towering examples of sleek modernity next to stately edifices that could house the likes of Jay Gatsby. Gilded bronze, steel, granite and marble […]

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Eat+Stay+Play: Ultimate Weekend Guide to Vegas

Eat+Stay+Play- Ultimate Weekend Guide to Vegas

Friday seems like the perfect day of the week for a travel post about Las Vegas. It’s my favorite day of the week so to celebrate I give you my ultimate Vegas weekend guide! Before continuing, be sure to pop over to my post about why I choose to go to Las Vegas every year […]

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October 2017 Round-Up

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Happy Halloween, everyone! Are you trick-or-treating, handing out handy, watching the World Series, or all of the above? We will be handing out candy, binge watching Stranger Things season 2 and checking the game (Go Astros!). We hope to have some kiddos come by this year. The last couple of years we have had one […]

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8 Easy Packing Tips for a Weekend Trip

8 Easy Packing Tips for a Weekend Trip | Cathedrals and Cafes Blog

S H O P this L O O K Longchamp bag | SwissGear suitcase | Panama hat (similar here) | Rayban sunnies (similar here) Weekender is my middle name. I cannot say with enough gusto how much we cherish our weekends. Monday through Friday brings a level of work insanity that I can honestly say […]

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Why I Go To Las Vegas Every Year For My Birthday

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Happy Friday, everyone! As you read today’s post I am either in the air or have landed in Las Vegas! As I mentioned in my reflections post earlier this week, I turned another year older. And I’m completely ok with it. I’m actually pretty proud of it. I’ve made it this long on Earth and […]

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September 2017 Round-Up

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Hello and happy Friday from a very wet and rainy central Texas. Although I do really love the rain (and spending time inside curled up with a great book and my favorite coffee or wine), the weather this week has put a damper on things. One, I haven’t been able to take my favorite fur […]

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