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Shop Stylings: A Visit to Anthropologie Chicago

My sister was in town last week, and we had a good time poking around in the shops in my neighborhood. We popped into Anthropologie, which is always a visual treat, and I thought I would share some photos and impressions of the store’s home section with you. My neighborhood Anthropologie is heavy on clothing,…… Continue reading Shop Stylings: A Visit to Anthropologie Chicago

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A Visit to the Lake Forest Showhouse and Gardens

A dear friend brought me with her to visit the Lake Forest Showhouse and Gardens this week, and it was a treat! Lake Forest is a lovely leafy suburb about an hour’s drive north of Chicago. The home being used as the showhouse was built in 1922 and is an arts and crafts style estate designed by…… Continue reading A Visit to the Lake Forest Showhouse and Gardens

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Shop Stylings: A Visit to H&M Home

I mentioned in my weekend links post recently that the Swedish multinational fashion store H&M now sells home goods. I found myself in H&M’s Michigan Avenue (Chicago) store today with ten free minutes before my bus was due to arrive and decided to do a very quick overview of the home section. The home section of H&M’s Michigan Avenue store…… Continue reading Shop Stylings: A Visit to H&M Home

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Shop Stylings: Jayson Home

In my Shop Sylings posts, of which this is the third, I describe a visit to a Chicago home decor store and give you my impressions of it.  In case you missed my first two Shop Stylings posts, you can read about my trips to Chicago’s  Ralph Lauren and Restoration Hardware stores by clicking on the highlighted links. Today,…… Continue reading Shop Stylings: Jayson Home

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A Walk Around a Beautiful Chicago Neighborhood

It was my daughter’s spring break last week, and we had one day in Chicago that was unusually warm and beautiful for this time of year. Enticed outdoors by the early hint of winter’s retreat, she and I set out on foot to explore what is generally considered the most exclusive residential neighborhood in the city, the…… Continue reading A Walk Around a Beautiful Chicago Neighborhood