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Monday, January 3, 2011


Hi All,
I just returned from a Mother/Daughter trip to Chicago. We always do our traditional things when we visit the city.
We stay at The Palmer House in the south loop. Here is daughter in front of the tree...
The beautiful lobby. We love to sit here, talk, read, snack, people watch. So relaxing!

We do tea at The Drake. Here is daughter and the tree in the lobby of The Drake...
Centerpiece at Palm Court, where tea is served...
Here we are...
Love to shop and browse at Marshall Fields on State. I cannot call it Macy's...
Fields all decked out for the holidays...
And inside...
Oops, I guess we are back at tea at The Drake. Here is the yummy food! Notice the little swan on the top tier!
Back at Fields, we always enjoy lunch at The Walnut Room. Here are the trees this year...
Daughter and I lunching at The Walnut Room...

Wishing you all a happy, healthy and great 2012!

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  1. You and Taylor do all things Mom and I use to do. So I know your having a fun memorable time!
    Happy New YEar!

  2. I love quality time with either of my two daughters too! You girls look so happy and having a wonderful time, I love the store, MF, lol. Such wonderful memories you will have looking back. Happy New Year for both of you ladies and blessings.

  3. Wonderful pictures, Robin! It looks like you had a great time. We were married at the Palmer House! At Christmas time!! It really is lovely!

    Have a wonderful and Happy New Year!


  4. How very beautiful! Thanx for coming to party and I hope you and yours have a fabulous and blessed new year!

  5. What a beautiful experience! Looks like you had loads of fun with your daughter.

  6. Oh awesome Robin!!!
    We did not take our camera into Field's and the Walnut Room the second day while we were down there and so I had to cut and "borrow" shots from Google!

    This looks fantastic, all of it.
    Love the Palmer House, used to work out there in their gym every day, back in the day!

    We may have to plan an random, path crossing next year!!!
    Happy new year sweet friend!

  7. You just reminded me why I love chicago!! thank you for the memories.. May all your dreams come true in 2012. Happy New Year! xo marlis

  8. Oh how I miss Marshall Field's and the Drake Hotel! One of these days I hope to spend time in Chicago with you. Wishing you all the best in 2012!!

    Big Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

  9. Absolutely beautiful! You and Alison have encouraged me to add a visit to Chicago at Christmas to my list. ;-)
    You and your daughter look beautiful and no doubt had a fabulous time together. Happy New Year! ~ Sarah

  10. You both look lovley!! I enjoyed your post very much. LOVED the beautiful photos!

  11. Mother/daughter time is so important and fun! Thanks for sharing! Visiting from Sunday's Best!!

  12. What a fabulous trip! I also love that big Marshall Fields -- such a wonderful atrium, and you can walk MILES on all the floors. How fun to see all the Christmas decorations!

  13. Oh what a special time and sweet and precious memories with your daughter. I love it. Thanks so much for joinig TTT, such a special post. Hugs, Marty

  14. What a special time.

    Happy New Year.

    - The Tablescaper

  15. What fun mother/daughter time! We went to a wedding in Chicago in November, but didn't get to the Drake. One day I'm going back there for tea!! Happy New Year's!

  16. I'm so happy you had such a great
    trip to Chicago with you daughter. I live just outside Chicago and find I don't travel in as much as I used to. Your right, it will always be Marshall Fields. The pictures are so nice, and will provide you both with memories for years. Aren't the teas at the Drake fab.u.lous. Thanks so much for sharing over at Sunday's Best.

  17. Oh...that looks like so much fun! When I was little we would go visit my Grandmother who lived in Highland Park. We'd go into Chicago and shop at Marshall Field's and have lunch in the restaurant up stairs...I do not remember the name of it. It must have been the Walnut room. I remember loving it as a child. Thanks for bringing back those memories.