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  • Had an amazing ‘Friendsgiving’ thanks to the @fairmontchicago! 🦃 If you don’t feel like cooking on Thanksgiving but still want a delicious meal, the Fairmont Chicago has you covered. 🙌🏼 Now through Nov 16th, order your ready-to-go full Thanksgiving dinners & pick them up on Thanksgiving Day!! So easy and SO delish!! // #thanksgiving #fairmontchicago #thanksgivingdinner #turkeyday #chicagoblogger #eeeeeats #chicagofood #thanksgivingday #foodie #chicago #foodblogger
  • BRR It’s cold out there! ❄️ #AD Warming up to some 
fresh baked chocolate chip cookies and a glass of @line39wine Cabernet Sauvignon with 
notes of currant, blackberry, ripe plum and dark chocolate… the perfect pair! MSG 4 21+ 
#line39wine #celebratetheseason
  • ILYSM Austin! ♥️ Had so much fun wall-hopping around Austin in the new CHR’s with @toyotausa yesterday... sad to be leaving warm TX to cold CHI 😫 // #MakingMischiefCHR #toyotausa #chicagoblogger #MITMtravels #austin #ilysm #wallart #austinwallart
  • So happy to be in Austin with @toyotausa! First time here, I got to graffiti a car (& a wall nbd) & eat all the delicious tex-mex last night 🤣💗 #toyotausa #MakingMischiefCHR #MITMtravels #chicagoblogger #graffiti #wallart

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