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Memorial Day Weekend

How was your Memorial Day weekend?

Oh my goodness, so lovely!  My parents came in town on Saturday and Sunday and the weather was beautiful!  Amiright Chicagoans?!?

We had a great time just hanging out and spending time together, but we did cross some restaurants off my "want to try" list.  (Which is mostly in my head ;) )  And nothing disappointed, it was all delicious and we all enjoyed the vibes!!

*Lula Cafe (Logan Square) website
If you go here soon, I recommend the corn cake pancakes with rhubarb something syrup.  So good!  And you can get a half order to share amongst the table!  (That's what we did.)

*!Bang Bang! Pie & Biscuits (Logan Square) website (I had the Key Lime!!!)
*Coalfire (Ukrainian Village) website

We also went for a bike ride Sunday morning.  If you live anywhere near Lakeshore Drive, you probably know Sunday morning the Drive was closed for Bike the Drive, which is a great event and I fully support it.  What is not great is biking on the Lakefront Path when Bike the Drive ends and all the bikers are pushed off LSD and onto the path.  Basically, there were a bunch of people who didn't know what they were doing and everyone was on an overflowing pathway.

I was getting frustrated and after a short period leading was told I am a poor leader and quickly removed from the position.  I think when I get in situations like that I just try to go super fast to get out of it.

Then as we were almost done, we paused by this tourist group and I heard one of the guys say, "Isn't this just the best thing!"  Boom.  Puts it into perspective.  Everyone was just out to have some fun together during a beautiful weekend.

Mom & Dad got me my favorite flower :)
And we watched baseball everyday :)  
While I know it's hard on the team to have the ESPN Sunday night game, it is still a pretty big compliment.  (The Cardinals have a lot of them this year.)
Guess who has ESPN AND Fox Sports Midwest?  Karen!


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