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10 Things 10.31 – Jess Keys

10 Things 10.31 – Jess Keys

10 Things 10.31

Pleased Monday! We’re back with 10 factors! So, the very first 10 random stream of consciousness factors as they come to head today–ready–go!

10 Points 10.31

1. We’re going trick or dealing with with mates tonight!

(Our initial time trick or dealing with, certainly June was much too younger past year!) Not certain if the rain will hold off or how very long we will final. June has equally a bat and a bunny costume–here’s a photograph of her bat costume over. 🥰 We may well adjust into the bunny later–we shall see!

2. A sweet close friend dropped off two candles from this area Chicago candle organization (she’s on Etsy!) as a gift–the “Midwest” (like a pumpkin-y vanilla scent) and “Provence” (amber + lavender) and they scent Incredible.

They’re nontoxic made of coconut wax and $30 just about every. I love them. Thank you, Deb! Also, you really should stick to Deb’s residence Instagram account–it’s SO attractive!

3. On staying a dad or mum and journey:

I have traveled fairly a bit without June given that becoming a mom and was reminded of a person of the ideal sections of staying a mother or father returning property from Lisbon: you’re under no circumstances unhappy to come residence from vacation anymore. As a person who would often get sad at the tail-conclude of a excursion simply because it was pretty much over, it’s genuinely awesome to be similarly as excited to occur dwelling to see your toddler as you were to go on trip in the very first area!

4. Speaking of, I know I just received property but the impending drizzly weather has me itching to program a vacation to Florida.

We commonly normally go to Ft. Lauderdale and hoping to sneak down there at least after ahead of our trip in the spring. We’re arranging to do the exact point we did previous year in renting a good friends condo for the month of March (splitting time with Neal’s parents—so we’d consider two months and they’ll just take two weeks or anything alongside people lines). Fingers crossed we can get there in December or January although. (FYI, the Hilton correct on the beach is very family welcoming, we have stayed there a couple occasions!)

5. One of my favored foods in Lisbon was this Greek restaurant that has me craving Greek foodstuff, so Greek chicken bowls have been in the rotation a great deal recently!

June enjoys them too! (Very well, minus the salad section. I just cannot say she’s big on salad.)

6. Talking of Mediterranean foods, I went to Lyra for supper a handful of months ago with girlfriends and it was so superior.

Highly really recommend if you are on the lookout for a wonderful spot in the west loop. Its very lively and enjoyment ambiance and I feel it would be terrific for a day. There’s a wine and piano bar down the street referred to as Grapes & Grains that would be terrific for a nightcap!

7. Talking of fantastic dining establishments, I’m dying to get back again to Armitage Alehouse.

Neal hasn’t been yet (I have only been the moment) but it is SO cool—the decor is like a stunning outdated English pub with elevated Indian fusion food stuff. 

8. Did you see Blondo came out with the Sierra boot in a attractive dark chocolate brown? 👀

Chocolate brown water-resistant suede tremendous comfy tall boots Yes You should. (I come across them TTS. Really the finest boots!) Also, I just recognized Tuckernuck carries the Velma (quite equivalent variation, I have owned the two more than the several years) in chestnut tan!

9. My challenge for this week:

I ordered a bunch of vintage South Shore Line posters for our hallway, and I require to get them hung! The South Shore Line is the prepare that runs from Chicago to Northwest Indiana (such as Beverly Shores, the place Neal’s family’s lake household is!) and they made a bunch of posters to encourage tourism back again in the 1920’s. There are a great deal of definitely interesting types and I imagined it would be a good use of the pretty blank house in our prolonged slim hallway! (Finally receiving art on the partitions, you know, 6 years later on.)

10. Outdated Navy arrived out with new “Built in Warm” denims!!!

And they’re 30% off appropriate now! I Reside in these jeans during the coldest winter season months–they’re lined with a light-weight fleecy substance and are so substantially hotter than regular trousers, but they never make you overheat inside! I have two of their Rockstar skinny variations (which are fantastic for tall boots) but I just requested a couple of their straight leg models to examination out, much too.

Hope you have a incredibly joyful Halloween!! xoxo