My life has gone back to craziness in the last few weeks. School is back in session for me and I’m finally in my final year of graduate school! MSW here I come. I’m so ready for graduation, I’m already planning my graduation celebration.
I also had a chance to take a quick mini trip to Chicago to visit to catch up with friends and doing a little partying. I used to live in Chi Town but I still like to be a little touristy when I visit so I managed to get a few pics from the weekend.
Of course the first stop I made was back to my “natural habitat” (aka wherever the shopping is). I had to visit the Sephora on State St. because it’s huge and they have literally everything that I can never find in my local stores.
This custom fragrance oil blending collection from “The Blend” is amazing. I love layering scents so I’ll definitely be picking up a few of these once I narrow down my list.
Words to live by at H&M
Everyone comes to Chicago for the pizza and hot dogs…. I come for the Bao! It’s not a Chicago trip if I don’t get to Wow Bao at least once.
I also went to see the new thriller “The Perfect Guy” with my best friend, I had to support black actors and writers. I actually thought it was a pretty good movie too.
One of the main reasons that I decided to visit Chicago this weekend was to go to the “Grits & Biscuits” party on Saturday night. It’s a big party with a super chill “dirty south” theme. I was too busy “living in the moment” to get any pics at the party & all of my snapchats are long gone. My snapchat name is “Chaliboo” if you want to take a peek at all my other random adventures.
This video pretty much sums up the overall “Grits & Biscuits” experience. I had a pretty good time, the music was great and the party was packed. I tapped out early at 2am because I’m an old granny but fun nonetheless.
I also had my first Air BNB experience this weekend. I heard about Air BNB a few years ago but I’ve never used it before. I was a little wary about staying in someone else’s home and with strangers. I’m always worried about things being clean and safe, so I was pleasantly surprised with my overall experience. The room and bathroom were clean, my hosts roommate was super cool and friendly, and the building was very safe and secure. I was impressed and I’ll definitely be using Air BNB again in the future.
The view from our Air BNB was AMAZING!
See more pics of the space we rented here.
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