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Out & About || River North Fall Festival Round Up

Neighborhood: River North Today marks September 1st & although we have a full 21 days until the official start of fall, autumnal celebrations are already upon us – nothing says fall quite like wine & whiskey! The River North Wine Festival & the River North Whiskey Festival aren’t limited to just one weekend, so if… Continue reading Out & About || River North Fall Festival Round Up

Quick Fixes

Quick & Healthy Snacks

My eating style could very easily be described as grazing…a.k.a never NOT snacking. Aside from snacking being flat out fun, it’s also a quick & easy way to stay energized and get some vital nutrients. Although “beach body” season is wrapping up, it doesn’t hurt to have a well-balanced diet year round. Here are a few… Continue reading Quick & Healthy Snacks

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Foodie Diary: Day Five || Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

As we’re heading into my final full day in Montego Bay, I felt the need to re-enter into food crawl mode – and I can’t imagine a better way to wrap up my vacation.. Location: Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall – Montego Bay, Jamaica Date: Friday, August 5th 10:00 AM: Beachside Breakfast We mixed things up and headed to HoriZonZ for breakfast… Continue reading Foodie Diary: Day Five || Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

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Foodie Diary: Day Three & Four || Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

Now that the rain had subsided, I was back in full vacation mode. I scaled back my dining a bit to make up for the over-indulding from yesterday – but believe me, I still kept my belly full. Location: Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall – Montego Bay, Jamaica Date: Wednesday, August 3rd 9:30 AM: Return to the Breakfast Mini-Buffet… Continue reading Foodie Diary: Day Three & Four || Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

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Foodie Diary: Day Two || Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

A rainy day can leave little to do at a resort besides eating & drinking – and I took full advantage of that today. Luckily Tropical Storm Earl had no effect on the restaurant selection… Location: Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall – Montego Bay, Jamaica Date: Tuesday, August 2nd 9:45 AM: Pre-Breakfast Coffee & Muffin This is quickly becoming a tradition.… Continue reading Foodie Diary: Day Two || Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

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Foodie Diary: Day One || Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall

Work hard, play hard is the only virtue to live by and what makes me really enjoy indulging in vacation! I’m spending the week with my family relaxing & most importantly – eating – at the all-inclusive Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall resort in Montego Bay. This is my first time in Jamaica & I plan to… Continue reading Foodie Diary: Day One || Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall