#bestself2015 week 5

week 5 folks! how are you doing? i am happy to say that i made it back from dallas and didn’t gain a pound. and i have to admit i was quite astonished. i am someone who explores via eating while i’m traveling or on vacation. the perks of being on a business trip are […]

finally friday

it’s finally friday! last morning in dallas before i head home for the weekend! the final speaker is george bush and i’m super excited to hear his speech. we are leaving to check out one more convenience store before heading to the airport that actually three different dallas folk have told me is the best […]

dallas

hello all! i got to meet robert irvine yesterday! talking about bringing health to convenience stores! greetings from dallas! after my second day here i can say i’m still undecided about how i feel about dallas. i feel though, my opinion is skewed because i have been inside a hotel at a conference from 8am – […]

weekend recap

this weekend….was a trial. for sure it started out good right? friday night we went out for dinner to a great place called rustico in kalamazoo, checked out this amazing wine store nearby that had a pretty slick cellar of rare and collectable wines. toured around town a bit. took a night off. (wine store […]

abby’s chicago

ok brace yourself this is going to be a lengthy one.  i am going to list off every amazing place i went to last week in chicago. there was so much goodness packed into one week that you might be here a while. these will go in order by days and areas traveled. ready? let’s […]

weekend recap

i love chicago. i friggin love it. there are seriously so many fun things to do see shop and eat. i love it. i headed out with my friend lisa after work on friday and we stopped at the michigan city antique mall midway. i picked up a piece of pyrex, a vintage concert poster […]

abby in chicago

sorry for the lack of updates yesterday. i just needed a day to get out of town (at least my town) and clear my head. no phone, no work, just breathe a bit and get inspired. i don’t know if you remember last year but i was such a scrooge and i am bound and […]

where i’ve been wednesday: silverberry kitchen

one of the perks of my job is that i can usually park myself wherever i want to to work. when you work with your dad and your husband and your brother sometimes it’s hard to focus and get stuff done. that is when i usually escape to a coffee shop for the day and […]