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Bike Art in Geneva

Geneva rolled out their summer art project earlier this month, Pedal Geneva. 49 decoarated bikes can be found around town until September 10th. Here is the link with all the bike locations. Check them out and let me know which … Continue reading

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Mimosa Flights at Lodi Tap House

I have always seen pictures of mimosa flights from friends brunching in the city and knew I had to try one. Imagine my surprise when I find out our neighborhood Tap House announced they will be doing mimosa flights Saturday … Continue reading

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10 Wine Festivals to Attend in 2017

Wine Festival Season is upon us! I cannot believe how fast it snuck up on us this spring but I am so excited to welcome it in. Most people look forward to the summer BBQ’s and family picnics, I look forward to having wine events every other weekend. Here are some of my go-to wine […]

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Date night with Carmin…

Happy Thursday! We are kicking off date night with a bottle of Carmin 2014 from Danenberger Family Vineyard. 

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Sycamore’s Taste of Spring 2017

Last night I wandered the beautiful streets of Sycamore, Illinois with some great friends. Sycamore’s Taste of Spring offers 22 wines to try at 19 unique locations. The whole community gets behind this event with wine stops ranging from a … Continue reading

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Happy Tuesday

Some days you just have a good day at work and cannot wait to come home to have a glass of wine. This weekend we picked-up our Barrel Reserve bottles from Cooper’s Hawk Winery so we will be enjoying a … Continue reading

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Local Spirit at a Local Bar

I love when you go out for drinks after work and realize they serve local spirits. The Barrel + Rye in Geneva won me over as soon as they used the Herrington Gin from Fox River Distilling Co. (Geneva). I … Continue reading

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