Author Archives: Kristi Zimmerman

About Kristi Zimmerman

When I'm not navigating the interwebs as an internet marketing consultant, I'm either participating in a community theater production, running a local race, scoping out new Indie music or playing fetch with my cat, Bruce.

C&K Jump The Broom

Here’s something I wrote recently for our online wedding site … whatcha think? About the Bride and Groom (to-be) Kristi and Chris met in the fall of 2009. Kristi’s company purchased a set of career videos from Chris’ company, and … Continue reading

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The summer of 2011 was one to remember – the weather balmy and the laughter bountiful. As we roll into a pile of crunchy leaves and wave goodbye, we bring along a trunk of memories that we will reflect upon …

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May I recommend …

1. Zenni Optical – Getcha some swanky eyeglasses for the price of a bean burrito. (Unless you are legally blind without your contacts or specs, then it’s more like the price of 49 bean burritos. I can’t decide what I … Continue reading

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Urban Yoggers

I promised a brief yet informative blog describing the various characteristics of Palmer Square yoggers, as well as the conclusions I’ve drawn from my haphazard observations of them. I’m sure the promises I casually make on this blog are not … Continue reading

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James Earl Jones! I’m bored beyond belief! It’s Friday night and I’m sitting on the couch with my fat cat eating fat-free cool whip out of a bowl and reading The Daily Beast. My bud Tara is up for a …

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Being a square

Hullo, big city lights! Whelp (that’s a slang version of “well” … this isn’t a birth announcement! No mammal offspring in the vicinity!), Cdubs and I have officially made the previously mentioned Palmer Square gem our home. We’re finally settled … Continue reading

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Papa knows best!

Deep-dish delights (DDDs). Cheese-meat-sauce-dough-fat bombs (CMSDFs). Pizza-bowl muffins (PBMs). Italian Sausage-stuffed pies (ISSPs). Baked mozzarella and marinara dream-boats (BMMDBs). Beer’s fatty sidekick / stuntdouble (BFS[s]). Hangover helpers (HHs). Greesy gut-filling friendlies (GGFFs). Whatever pseudonym you (and your appetite) have conjured … Continue reading

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I’ve lived in Chicago exactly one year. That’s 12 months. 365 days. 8,760 hours. 525,600 minutes. (which doesn’t really sound like many minutes …) Although I’ve become a semi-savvy CTA user, a bike rider, an amateur (experimental and not that … Continue reading

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Dab will do ya

Life in the city is a whirlwind as of late… and the weather isn’t the only thing changing … Therefore, a simple list is all I have for you today. 1. Exercise. I forgot how much I like to run … Continue reading

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Thundersnow: You can run, but you can’t hide

SNOMG! SNOWPOCALYPSE! SNOWMAGEDDON! SNOWTORIOUS B.I.G! These are just a few clever labels friends have conjured up to describe the recent Midwestern blizzard. This historic storm is currently pounding and kneading Chicago like a kitchen full of nasty bread dough, and … Continue reading

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