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I had another incredibly busy weekend that involved lots of food, friends and blogging. We kicked things off on Friday night with Sangria at Quartinos.

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Then on Saturday we headed to Nellcote for brunch. I love their shared charcuterie plates.

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Then I had eggs in cocotte.

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After brunch I met up with some blogging friends Lindsay, Lauren, Laurie, Nicole, Ashley and Erin for a clothing swap. Lindsay hosted and made some lovely quiches.

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photo via instagram.com/chigallauren

We all brought 10 articles of clothing, shoes, bags or accessories that we no longer wear and traded.

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photo via instagram.com/thegardenapt_

Five bags of clothing that no one  needed went to charity. It was a great way to clean out our closets and do some good.

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photo via instagram.com/thegardenapt_

It was a gorgeous fall day in Chicago.

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I made Steak and Potatoes for dinner.

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Saturday night we hit up Untitled, a very fun speakeasy themed bar.

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On Sunday morning I went to a brunch for bloggers at Sprout. I started with a champagne cocktail.

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And then moved on to the savory bread pudding.

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We finished things off with Parsnip Milkshakes.

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And I met a bunch of new food blogging friends, including Candyce from Chatchow, Tommy from Table For One, Please!, Starr from Chicago Foodie Girl, Veronica from A Cook’s Canvas, and the ladies behind Bunny and Brandy.

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Then it was time to do some life maintenance, so I reorganized my books.

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As always, the weekend ended with Sunday Night Dinner. I made a Caprese Salad with Arugula and Prosciutto. (Recipe to come)

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It was a fantastic weekend. I hope you had a great one too!

Nicole

Wednesday 9th of October 2013

Kit how do you do it?! Great seeing you this weekend :)

thekittchen

Wednesday 9th of October 2013

Sleep less do more, I guess? I don't know. I just say yes to everything!

Laura Nash (@lauraleighnash)

Tuesday 8th of October 2013

You did more awesome food/Chicago related things in one weekend than I've done in the last month! Looks like a blast :)

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