Category: FROM OUR MEMBERS

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Friday Five from Brazen Gourmand

I trust by now everyone has awoken from their holiday-induced food comas and are back to the grind so I’m hoping today’s post brightens up any of those post-holiday blues. My name is Caroline Taft and I am the “culinary creative” behind The Brazen Gourmand blog, food photography service and dining and travel Instagram @TheBrazenGourmand. Today I’m excited to share 5 of my favorite posts from other local Chicagoland Area bloggers.

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Friday Five

The holidays are just around the corner! And I’m loving all the gift guides, DIY projects, delicious recipes, holiday outfits and decoration posts out there! I’m Ileana from Novelstyle, a fashion and lifestyle blog filled with outfit ideas, cute tips, recipes and my adorable pug Lemon. I grew up in Argentina (with a summer Christmas) […]

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Holiday Gift Guide Round Up

Blogger gift guides are the perfect place to find cute, unique finds for your loved ones. Whether your shopping for the foodie in the family or the man in your life. You’re sure to find a gift they will absolutely love! Here are a few of our favorite gift guides from our fabulous fashion and […]

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The Boss Babe Popup Shop

What do you get when you bring eight female-run small businesses together? One Boss Babe Popup Shop. This killer concept came to life all thanks to Lindzi Shanks, entrepreneur extraordinaire and owner of the Trendy Sparrow. Shanks previously held a popup shop for her business last year at Block 37, after winning the “Next Great Popup […]

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6 Recipes to Make this Winter

It’s beginning to look a lot like…Winter. While we still have a few more weeks until the “official” beginning of winter, it’s never too early to gather up some killer cold weather recipes. You know the ones — we’re talking hearty stews and warm soups. Anything that makes you want to put on your pj’s, curl up […]

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Friday Five

It’s Friday! And ready or not, the holidays are officially here… Hopefully everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving and lots to be thankful for this year. In celebration of this epic shopping day, Sara and I thought we’d point out some bloggers that have the skill of shopping down to a T. You can picture us today at 7am starting […]

Trips to Take After the Holidays

Trips to Take After the Holidays

We have officially reached the holiday season. Thanksgiving is only a day away and radio stations have already started playing the Christmas tunes. It’s crazy! During this time of the year, things can get a little hectic. Which is why we’ve got travel on the brain. It’s a good way to keep sane this holiday […]

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Friday Five

Hi Windy City Bloggers! We have made it through yet another week with the holidays right around the corner.  I don’t know about you, but I’m already preparing for my turkey and stuffing food coma and the first-of-the-year viewing of Christmas Vacation. My name is Alana Jolly and I am the champagne and appetizer-loving blogger behind […]

Friday Five

Friday Five

 Hi Windy City Bloggers! Happy Friday! I hope you’re all enjoying this beautiful day. I know I am but not in Chicago. I’m mid-trip on the East coast with my latest stop in Washington D.C. and it’s a gorgeous 60 degrees today, the perfect weather to kick off the weekend. My name is Christine and I blog over at Lattes, Life & Luggage, a lifestyle blog focused on food and travel. Today, I have a few blog posts from fellow Chicago bloggers on everything from sweaters you’re going to love to ab workouts that you can do anywhere. Check them out!

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