Monday, September 14, 2009

Chicago in Pictures

We were in Chicago for five days over Labor Day to visit Shawn's family and celebrate his mom's birthday. Hope you had a great birthday Ellen. While we were there, the weather was perfect and we took advantage of all opportunities to hang outside. We spent lots of time with Shawn's family and had some lovely dinners and adventures together. On Sunday, we went into the city to check out the jazz festival and play tourist. We took lots of pictures. Unfortunately, that was the only day I took pictures. You would think and "everyday moments" scrapper like me would do better at random everyday vacation and family shots, but nope. I neglected the camera the rest of our trip. Oh well. We did get some good ones in the city.

Here's a few of my favorite pictures:

We should go to Chicago more often in the summer. It was beautiful!


Michelle September 14, 2009 at 8:23 PM  

Fun pictures Erin...glad you guys had a good time!

Andrea September 15, 2009 at 7:49 AM  

What fun! Sound like the perfect amount of R&R mixed in with some sight seeing. And while it might not be a ton of photos, these are great ... I'm sure they'll find there way into scrap pages very soon!

Nice new wheels, too ... can't wait to see the picture of you new daily best friend :).

ChoirPres September 15, 2009 at 8:00 AM  

Looks like fun! I love Chicago, too. It's great that you have a built-in reason to visit ;)

Barb September 15, 2009 at 4:26 PM  

Sigh. I love Chicago. We just got back from a mini-weekend and are headed back on Saturday for a birthday party.

em September 15, 2009 at 5:34 PM  

Hey! It's you! In my city! Next time you are in, Barb could come down and we could have a little meet-up!!

Danielle September 15, 2009 at 8:35 PM  

great photos!! looks like such a fun trip! I'd love to get over there one of these years!

Diana September 16, 2009 at 9:43 AM  

looks wonderful!! who took the reflection picture in the bubble? Very cool!!

rachaelwood September 16, 2009 at 8:30 PM  

such great photos, looks like you really had a blast!

Ally September 22, 2009 at 6:06 AM  

Ok - I absolutely adore the shots of the two of you together! So sweet! And that shadow shot is too fun!

Beth Perry September 22, 2009 at 11:44 AM  

I just saw your scrapjacked layout over at Scrapgal! Absolutely gorgeous! I love it! Thanks so much for playing along with us!

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