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Things That Caught My Eye This Week

01. Love these playful polka-dot mules! 02. This little black crop top will seriously elevate your high-waisted skirts or pants. 03. This sweet box bag in black and white calfskin is definitely on my radar for fall. 04. Detox with this acupressure scalp massage. 05. One of my fall favorites. 06. Taking these supplements on your next trip could help keep you in tip-top shape even when you’ve over-indulged. 07. Vans newest sneaker collection. 08. Favorites This Week Under $100 – this, this, this this and these 09. Not To Be Missed Under $50 – this, this, this , this and these 10. This...

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A Home For The Ages

I could feel this bewitching Lake Forest estate casting its spell over me from the moment I stepped beneath its suspended iron canopy. To call this Howard Van Doren Shaw masterpiece breathtaking would be an understatement, as every nuanced detail of its ten-thousand square feet is not only pristine, but exquisite in its design and décor. Shaw, the famed architect who designed this manor home in 1909 for a prominent grain and stock trader, did so in the refined English Arts & Crafts style that he is renowned for. The historic property has all the grace and charm of its...

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Frank Lloyd Wright

If you’re a history buff who also happens to love architecture and you’re looking for things to do this Labor Day weekend, I’ve got just the ticket—tour the Oak Park, Illinois, home and studio of legendary architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Whether you live in the Chicago area or are planning a visit , you’ll definitely want to check this out. The shingle-style house above is where it all began for the man called the greatest American architect of all time. Frank Lloyd Wright lived and worked here for 20-years, from 1889 to 1909.  He and his first wife Catherine raised six children...

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