Cubs and Chick-fil-A

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Finally downloaded my photos from Labor Day weekend and thought I would share a little bit of what we did in the lovely city of Chicago.  A little shopping, some delicious chicken sandwiches, and a bit of Cubs were in the mix.  We headed to Michigan Avenue and our first stop was one of my favorite fast food places, Chick-fil-A!  Since it has opened this summer I've gone three times, not exactly diet friendly food, but it is so delicious I can't avoid it when I'm on Michigan Avenue.  We did a little bit of shopping, but I'm saving my energy for the Topshop shopping preview tomorrow!

Saturday we spend the day at the Cubs game and as you see, I dressed casually to support the team!  I am not a huge sports fan, but I've got to say going to a Cubs game is something anyone visiting or living in Chicago has to do.  The stadium is the perfect size; you can see from any seat and it's smaller than the new fields, and the fans here are dedicated.  After downing a hot dog, nachos and a beer I wasn't feeling too well, but you can't go to a game without eating the food.

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A final share of my weekend, my living room needed artwork and I took the plunge and did my first piece.  Taking in colors from our home, I just gave it a go.  I love it!  I'm sure not the most artistic but makes me happy when I see it.

48 comments

  1. you look lovely in that first outfit! just simply beautiful. :D and that artwork is so cute. love how your living room looks like.

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    Carrie
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  2. Your black bag in the first photos is SO stunning. Chic and very pretty!
    xo Josie
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  3. J`adore your look from head to toe!
    You look so stylish and fabulous!


    hugs and kisses by Mani.

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  4. Okay first of all Jen, I WANT that snakeskin top! OMG'd you are working it. I love the gold jewelery you have on with it and that black bag. You were adorable for the Cubs game. I love the artwork, but I'm LOVING your sofa. I'm a big fan of grey and your sofa is fab. SO pretty! :)P.S. ~ I'm glad I found your page too! I really appreciate your sincere comments on my blog.

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  5. The top you are wearing in the first outfit is TDF!!!

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  6. You are such an artist! That painting totally brights up your living room! I never thought I'd see you dress down, thought you were always so elegant but even for the game you look so chic, love it!

    Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

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  7. love the whole outfit. Oh and your living room is AMAZING!

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  8. Love the snake skin top!! you look good.

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  9. you dear look gorgeous! I love the snake skin breezy top! It's so beautiful and your naked shoes are gorgeous!

    XoXo
    Plami

    http://fashion-thrill.blogspot.com

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  10. I love the greys and texture in your living room - and my personal take is that the Chick is probably better than some of the other fast food places out there, and if you've got a craving why fight it?

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  11. I really love your sofa! Can i ask where it's from? We just bought a new bed and I was this close to getting a grey velvet upholstered bed in similar style. We ended up getting a mid century style instead, mostly because it was a much better deal. Now I have my eye on your couch though!! And I love chick fil a!!

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  12. I´ve never been to Chicago, but it must be awesome!!
    Gorgeous trip!!

    XOXO

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  13. Aww, you're such a cute couple! And your hair looks fantastic in the first set of pix. Those soft waves are beautiful on you. I agree with you on sports... they aren't so exciting, but attending games is fun. The energy in the ballpark is invigorating.

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  14. Hey !
    I love the simplicity of your second outfit ! I love your Chanel sandals :)

    Xoxo

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  15. I adore your nude heels!

    You look like you had so much fun at the baseball game.....and i love Chick-fil-A! Im drooling looking at this post!

    xx Katy

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  16. Oooohhh I love the art work! xo
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  17. Just wanted to comment that I love your hair! Do you mind sharing how to get the color and what products you use to style it?

    I love how it looks black in some pictures and some show the brown. It really shows off the layers in your hair.

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  18. love the outfits and your home looks wonderful.

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  19. feminine and classy; casual and cute! love both looks!

    i want your living room! the color picture is just perfect for the grey!

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  20. I like the first outfit a lot. Very classy and gorgeous.

    I love Chick-fil-A too! But I don't eat carbs. So I always order the chicken stripes instead of the sandwiches! But yeah those are so yummy. ;)

    xoxo,
    Ling

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  21. You're so versatile! in the first photo with that top, u look super gorgeous and elegant, but with that T in the second look u look super adorable :) lovely post!

    xx
    Erika
    http://www.erika-t.blogspot.com

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  22. what a lovely weekend, thanks for sharing such wonderful pictures!!

    - teeney

    http://christeeney.blogspot.com/

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  23. I love that printed shirt...AND your Chanel sandals...so yummy!! <3

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  24. Looks like you both had an awesome time!! I love your style photographs as well. You look stunning - as usual.

    xoxo

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  25. you look beautiful and you did such a great job at the artwork. I think it's just more special when you can say "i made that" to your guest. :)

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  26. love your YSL Muse bag! look so cute!
    xoxo
    Catita

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  27. OMG, I love your living room! Looks like it's from a magazine. I have the exact Sofa as you but mine is a darker grey from Horchow.I love that painting that's adding color to the decor.You look so cute in your casual wear.:) Lojkks like you had a fun filled weekend.

    Patience
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  28. great post and pics :)where did u buy that nude heels? they are GORGEOUS!
    wanna follow each other?

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  29. You're so cute! You're even glamorous when you're "casual" at the Cubs game! LOVE it!

    And great painting inspiration! (I'm currently working on a piece for my living room too!)

    xo, sam

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  30. your blouse is absolutey gorgeous! love it! :)

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  31. That's a photo of your home? It looks like one of those fancy magazine spreads! I really do like the painting - it complements the space very nicely.

    I LOVE your outfit with the snakeskin print blouse. It's so chic!

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  32. Jen you look fabulous as always-and I love that this post is about Chick-fil-A (my favorite are the nuggets with bbq sauce)-but I really adore your painting! It looks wonderfully professional and it's inspiring me to make a piece of artwork for my place instead of buying something (like I was planning on doing).

    xx

    Erin @ http://www.trufflesnruffles.com/

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  33. I like the artwork! It contrasts nicely with the furniture! Also the snakeskin pattern blouse is beautiful!
    Tikkitiboo + Ahka Vintage

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  34. Lovely photos! you look gorgeous!

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  35. Love your outfit babe, you look so chic! and the painting is really gorgeous! I think you did great :)

    care to follow each other?

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  36. so fabulous :)

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  37. I really loved that post! such lovely emotions and cool photos, oh, and I'm so hungry now, after watching those yummy photos :P
    btw, thank you for the comment! want to follow each other? :)

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  38. you look stunning in both outfits :) also, i LOVE the artwork in your living room :)

    xxx,

    Fashion Fractions

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  39. Such a great look! and your living room is gorgeous!


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  40. girl you have some great pieces on your living room loved to see a bit of it.

    Love,
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  41. Thank you for your sweet comments! i adore your blog, it's so chic!!! youre right, blogging is a really great way of meeting new people who share your interests! would you maybe like to follow each other?:)

    i love your first look, it's super classy! i like!
    ahh i used to live in Chicago!!!!!!! good old times, these pictures really made me miss it!!!!

    p.s. i followed you on Twitter! :)

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  42. The painting looks great in your home.

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  43. seriously gorgeous living room!! i love it!

    come visit for a minkpink giveaway!


    x0
    annette
    www.theversastyle.com

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  44. 1. Love that snake-print top!
    2. Going to games with bf/hubs is so fun.
    3. Yay for occassional junk food!

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  45. superchic outfit! I love the blouse and nude pumps

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  46. I love that couch, Z gallerie? I have been stalking this couch forever, it looks great.... Great artwork
    besos,lynn

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