Wednesday, January 23, 2013


I was so looking forward to this past weekend, and let me tell you, it did not disappoint! Wineries, spa treatments, girlfriends, and a cabin nestled in the Northern Illinois hills. It was exactly what this sleep deprived, busy momma needed!

The getaway was planned as a bachelorette trip for my friend Lori, who recently got married. (Congratulations again Lori and Brett!) We had such a great time, I think many of us are hoping to make it an annual trip! Maybe during a slightly warmer time of the year though, so we don't have to worry about our hair turning to icicles when we are in the hot tub. ;)

I ate more food than I should have in a two week time span, laughed so hard my cheeks hurt, and enjoyed myself silly! I am so thankful to have such an amazing group of smart, independent, funny, kindhearted friends. I adore each and every one of you!

A few photos from our weekend:

Not a complete group shot...and I think I caught Kristi by surprise. LOL!
A peek at the vineyards. This place must be stunning in the fall!
I'm hooked on these arched chaise lounge chairs. Crazy comfortable! I want one for my home.
massage + pedicure + facial = heaven
The adorable town of Galena.
Thank you ladies (and gentleman!) for a fabulous weekend retreat! Also a quick shout-out to Jon and all the dads for spending the long weekend home with the littles! Sometimes a short break is just what the doctor ordered. Time to refresh our batteries.

1 comment:

  1. If you guys do another weekend for fun, let me know!! I'd love to crash! :)

    Also, I've looked into getting one of those chaise for my house! haha! I have to find the couch first and then match the chaise.


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