Monday, January 31, 2011

Lovers Live In Other Worlds

Dustin and I decided to take a "get-a-way" downtown. It was the perfect escape as we checked into our all suites hotel while the snow started to fall and enjoyed a glass of wine in the lobby. The weekend was filled with laughter, sleep, the discovery channel (we don't have cable) and Ginos East Pizza ordered to our room. 
 We did manage to enjoy The Melting Pot a delicious fondue restaurant downtown Chicago. The indulgence of a four course meal inspired by France included: fondue a' la France (a melted cheese), the fondue feast (an assortment of filet mignon, peppercorn-crusted NY strip, chicken provencal, roasted-garlic shrimp, mapel leaf duck a l'orange, ratatouille & goat cheese ravioli and fresh vegetables) and an oreo chocolate fondue with a million things to dip! 

me beginning to cook the raw meat at our table

dustin enjoying all the different dipping sauces

yummy fondue pot

assorted desserts for dipping (i adored the cheesecake)

On our way back to our place (only 15 min. away) we stopped to enjoy Michigan Avenue

micheal kors coat, urban outfitters bag & betsey johnson sunglasses
feet photo.
what a much needed break and some r & r

make sure to invest in some of your own r & r this month.
you're only as good to others as you are to yourself
grace & peace,

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