Szczesliwego Nowego Roku - it means Happy New Year in Polish, in case you didn't know.
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I'm not a morning person. Typically I snooze the alarm a few times, then stumble around trying to get myself up and running.
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Ok, I don't embarrass easily but I could have died last week while at the first holiday mixer of the year with the Albany Park Ch
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A couple weeks ago, I heard 39th Ward Alderman Laurino giving a "State of the Ward" update while attending a lunc
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My two year old is perhaps the sweetest little being I've ever encountered on the planet, but at 3 a.m.
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Donuts, pizza, cake. I was tempted by all of these in the past 4 hours, and let me tell you it was not easy to turn down such goodies after a week of...
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This week, I charged $65 to buy my own 8 ft x 5 ft plot in a community garden. Wow, never thought I would say that.
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How do you stay motivated on the job? Do you feel connected and supported by your co-workers?
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Several times each week before bed I ask my 3-year old what she’s thankful for.
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I feel thankful that I've only been a hospital inpatient once, and it was for the happy occasion of my daughter's birth.
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So, if you haven’t heard yet, I’m taking part in a 28-Day Whole Foods Challenge with a number of my co-workers.
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Will you be voting for the Local School Council (LSC) representatives on Wednesday, April 18?
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It's easy to take the good things in life for granted. Your family, your friends, your career, your health.
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One of the great dilemmas of working moms and dads: child care. The guilt of not being around as often.
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Have I mentioned yet? Our garden is growing!
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Albany Park has been in the news quite a bit over the last few days due to the historic flooding that has once again devastated many in our community.
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Over the past week, we've had a great time learning about wellness with our local north side community members.
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What a weekend!
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I couldn't let the week come to a close without sharing our delicious experience at Marmalade in Ravenswood this afternoo
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I find it refreshing when a business creates an unexpected connection with another, seemingly unrelated business.
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Ever have one of those weekends where you're more exhausted after the weekend than you were on Friday when the work week ended?
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One of the top reasons I love our north side neighborhoods is the culinary variety.
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Where has the time gone? The holidays consumed me, as I'm sure they did for many of you.
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A few years ago, I was enjoying an exceptional meal in a north side restaurant with my family when the unthinkable happened.
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Just spoke with Leasa Navarro, founder of KickSprout, a unique network of new and experienced parents that meets to support
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Earlier this year, Attea Middle School's Tech Team visited
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Last year, Whole Foods launched a great initiative called
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It's been a busy week and another busy one is on it's way!
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Last week, we had fun at Ladies Night at Whole Foods Market Sauganash.
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So I’m driving down California Ave. when I see St. Hilary’s marquee:
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There are two types of people in this world: those that get migraines and those that do not. If you've had one, you know how debilitating they can be.
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“What do you consider the most important health issue for yourself, your business and/or your community?” This is the question we recently asked...
POSTED July 6, 2011 - 10:51am |
Over the last few weeks, we've been brainstorming, meeting with partners, booking dates on the calendar, writing event descriptions -...
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My husband and I don't let our daughter sleep in our bed - except for maybe a few minutes on a weekend morning. I've always thought this was a good...
POSTED July 27, 2011 - 9:15am |
I love chocolate. Have I mentioned this? (If you've been following the blog, this should be no surprise to you.)
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We had a great time last week at our Olive Oil as Medicine event at City Olive in Andersonville.
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On Friday night/Saturday morning I layed in bed, wide-eyed, awaiting the good news. Finally, it came through: "Caleb Joseph Formoso was born at...
POSTED October 4, 2011 - 3:08pm |
If you're following the blog, you know that October 1 also marked the birth of my new nephew, making this particular Saturday even more...
POSTED October 5, 2011 - 11:34am |
For me, the busier (and more stressful) my schedule is, the less time I have for exercising...which is exactly when I need it.
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It’s remarkable to think about all that our local community has to offer.
POSTED January 31, 2012 - 10:15am |
Have you heard about the latest cool healthy food contest for kids?
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After smelling chocolate the first few weeks at the garden and learning that cocoa shell mulch was to thank for it, I admit I was curious to try this...
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Thank you to all the north siders (and beyond!) who joined us for Swedish Covenant Hospital's Wise Woman Week.
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There is an endless variety of activities for children throughout Chicago any time of year, and I'm having fun exploring multi-session...
POSTED October 16, 2012 - 3:44pm |
In order for my body (and my wallet) to stay healthy, I tend to pack a lunch daily - but then again there haven't been many options for meals and...
POSTED November 9, 2012 - 11:55am |
Safety – it’s a pretty big deal. And I’m of the belief that safety standards are important, particularly when they affect my family or me.
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