Tag Archives: shopping

Rummage

Exactly a week ago, I was up in Winnetka for an event we simply call ‘Rummage.’ The short version of the story is: long ago, my aunt Jacquie lived in Winnetka and was involved in helping with her church’s yearly … Continue reading

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The spirit of 111 lives on!

So last month I wrote four posts about the 111 things in 1/11 project, initiated by my friend Jenny, that involved a weekly purging throughout the whole first month of the year. Many things were thrown away, or put in … Continue reading

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Golden Pacific Market: a treasure trove

I love–and let me emphasize love–my local Asian grocery store. Since college, I have shopped at many: the 10th street store, Saraga, and the College Mall store in Bloomington, Indiana. Wang’s Oriental Food in Newark, Delaware. And now, here in Chicago, I have … Continue reading

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Shapong Sprit at Plato’s

So first I should explain . . . once my sister Erica and I shopped. This was in Bloomington Indiana back in 2006, right before my husband and I moved away to Delaware for three years. We hit up all … Continue reading

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