August 16, 2018

As I mentioned in my last blog post, we extended our home search to areas close to Old Irving and by happenstance we stumbled across a little neighborhood that does not get much attention - Mayfair.  Located north of Montrose, west of Elston and south of Lawrence, it h...

August 2, 2018

Our home search in our desired Old Irving neighborhood continued. Finding a modest size and affordable home was starting to prove difficult. We stumbled across a vintage condo conversion in a little amazing sub neighborhood of Old Irving called The Villa. Click on the...

July 27, 2018

After spending two nights in an apartment during the work week in Roscoe Village we realized five things about our search for a new neighborhood and home. We are not quite ready for condo living because first, we still want a two car garage and second we want a backyar...

July 19, 2018

We had a such a fun evening exploring the Logan Square neighborhood.

I can not get over the beauty of Logan Square Boulevard, so wide and full of greenery. Not something you normally see in a big city. The Boulevard is lined with greystones, vintage apartments, quaint c...

July 14, 2018

After spending a lot of time thinking and contemplating, we decided to sell our suburban Wilmette home of 10 years. Nah!!! Who am I kidding..we just went for it. The City was calling us. It was time to simplify, shed the big house and get back to the action. Don't get...

July 10, 2018

.... this is my first blog post and I'm freaking the "you know what" out. Nothing a glass of prosecco can't cure but it's intimidating and scary as hell. First because I follow so many amazing and inspirational bloggers, I thought, how can I measure up? Second, I don't...

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