Monday, August 02, 2010

Chicago CHA Girls' Weekend!

I love looking through all these pictures. My friend Heidi and I and our new friend Rebecca drove to Chicago at 4am on Friday morning to attend the summer CHA.

It was sooo much fun. The trip included:
  • Delicious pizza at Giordano's
  • A fabulous hotel room
  • Estate sales and church rummage sales
  • CHA!
  • $$ leaving my wallet in exchange for crafting supplies
  • a drive past Navy Pier (parking was $24! - NO thanks)
  • Gorgeous Japanese craft books from a Japanese super market
  • IKEA!
  • Make and takes from CHA - love freebies!
  • Sleeping in
  • THE best estate sale finds (Heidi would agree, I think!)
  • Slurpees from 7-11
  • $22/day for parking at OUR HOTEL - yikes.
  • Hours and hours talking and cultivating friendships
  • Learning how to use my new camera ( in progress?)
  • Rearranging all our purchases in the parking lot of IKEA so we could fit it all in my Rodeo...that was a sight!
  • A picnic basket that leaked and stained the carpet of the hotel -oops!
All in all it was a whirlwind trip. So much fun in such a short time. I really hope Heidi and Rebecca want to go again next year. I'd definitely be up for it!


lex said...

Fun! I'm glad you girls enjoyed such a great getaway.

Micah and Melinda said...

Ohmy AWESOME!!! How fun, next year I'm ditching the kids and coming too! Ok maybe not, but how stinkin fun!

Ashley Lauren Trunnell said...

Look like you ladies had a great time! I'm really craving that Chicago Pizza right now but I've got to wait until I go in October.

O. said...

Looks like fun, that hotel room looks amazing.