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10 on 10 :: September 2011

Hello!  Hello!  Happy 10 on 10 on a weekend!!  I’m always so excited when the 10th falls on a day that I am not in my office – there is only so much to photograph there … So much easier to find beauty in my city and my travels!!


9 AM :: leaving Chicago and heading to Indiana to spend the day with the Pittman’s – I never tire of the Chicago skyline… it’s even more dreamy with a little fog


10 AM :: Still on the road to Chesterton … it was raining and the sun was shining at the same time. Can anyone explain this? Just seems wrong to me! Oh and I love the old Skyway signage!


11 AM :: Bella B shows her cheer spirit at the Trojans game! Now, we didn’t have these mini football games complete with cheerleaders when I was a kid, but they are darn cute!


12 PM :: Second half of the game … Bella’s still got the spirit. Sadly neither team scored any points on the field.


1 PM :: Hit the European market to pick up those rosemary flatbreads I love so much! No trip to Chesterton is complete without bringing these home with me!! I love their little market – even picked up some French macarons that were very good. And how delicious do these cupcakes look??


2 PM :: Arrived at the annual Popcorn fest!! Had to get kettle corn and found some adorable little pet toys and holiday decor at a couple of the booths. We buzzed through super quick because there were some sort of flying ant and bees EVERYWHERE. Holly and I were both pulling bugs out of our hair, it was the most disgusting thing!


3 PM :: Finally got Holly’s elephant ear – tried on our way in, but they had run out of sugar! Oops! It was super good – worth the wait for sure.


4 PM :: Linus, one of their three dogs, the most adorable great dane. She truly is a gentle giant …


5 PM :: Slip n’ Slide


6 PM :: Still at it … Don’t you sometimes miss being a kid?




7 PM :: Decided to stop off by the museum campus to watch the sun go down behind the city. This is one of my favorite views of the skyline and you can just sit along the lake, people watch, snap a photo or two, enjoy the breeze and watch the lights come on as the sun sets. Lovely.


Hope you had a wonderful day filled with sun, fun, family and friends! So long Summer…

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  • September 11, 2011 - 3:44 am

    Andrea - I love that one with your phone and the skyline!ReplyCancel

  • September 11, 2011 - 5:09 am

    Liz @ Sugarplum Creations - Beautiful photos! I was just thinking the same thing about the tiny little cheerleaders. Where was all that fun when I was little?! The food from the market looks delicious!ReplyCancel

  • September 11, 2011 - 11:48 am

    Megan - GREAT pictures!ReplyCancel

  • September 11, 2011 - 1:33 pm

    hershey's moma {amy} - Beautiful landscape pictures. I too think those little cheerleaders are ‘darn cute’!ReplyCancel

  • September 11, 2011 - 8:31 pm

    Rebekah - Beautiful, beautiful shots.Love the rain on the windshield.ReplyCancel

  • September 12, 2011 - 1:32 am

    Stephani - Some really neat pictures here! And how cute is that little cheerleader?! Love the shots at the end of the city at sunset! Great ten on ten!ReplyCancel

  • September 13, 2011 - 3:47 am

    Yvette - Thanks to all!! It’s so much fun looking through everyone’s day …ReplyCancel

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