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Given Chicago’s abundance of talented bloggers, daily inspiration is never more than a click away. In fact, you may not even recognize some of the amazing sites on the virtual scene. But, we can help. We asked our favorite media maven, Jill Badlotto, social producer at Chicago Blogger Network — founded by the amazing Kelly Ryan O'Brien — to pull together eight cool blogs that may not be on your radar, but definitely should be. So, whether you're looking for a yummy new dinner recipe or beauty secrets, these newbies have you covered.
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Down-filled parkas and puffer jackets talk a big talk when it comes to bad weather. But, really, how can you tell the one you're thinking about buying online or trying on in a toasty dressing room will actually hold up to colder-than-cold temperatures and other inclement scenarios? A lot more goes into this purchase than read
Over-the-knee boots are almost unanimously beloved. If you're averse to pants, the leg coverage allows you roam free without the constraint of trousers. On the other hand (er, foot), the style adds an extra layer of calf protection over your favorite pair of jeans. No matter how you wear 'em, they're likely a staple in read