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8217 Spaulding Avenue

Luxurious REHAB in most desirable area in Ashburn neighborhood features 4 nice size bedrooms and 3 full baths — one on every level. Beautiful family room addition on main level, spacious and open floor plan flowing from one room to the next. Kitchen is a chefs dream with new 42″ white cabinets to the ceiling, recessed lighting, subway back splash tile, stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops and double sink. Bathrooms have been remodeled with new fixtures, amazing tile work, new cabinets and high end finishes. The family room addition boasts a tiled, wood burning fire place as the focal point. Great for relaxing and entertaining guests and family. New windows throughout really let the sun in even more space in the finished tiled basement with a rec room, another nice size bedroom and laundry room. PLUS a 2 car garage! Everything is NEW a must see & is MOVE IN READY.

For more information on this home, contact Frank Montro

P : (708) 307-0888 E: frank@frankmontrohomes.com




Best Cupcakes in Chicago

Best Cupcakes in Chicago presented by Preview Chicago

But recently posted in foursqaure was another list. This one is pretty intense.

Molly's Cupcakes is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

1. Molly’s Cupcakes

2536 N Clark St (btwn Wrightwood & Deming), Chicago, IL
Cupcake Shop · Park West · 200 tips and reviews

Todd W.Todd White: Amazingly good cupcakes. If you don’t see what you like you can build your own starting with about 8 base cupcakes, then about 10 frostings, then some more toppings for that.

Sami A.Sami Ari: Blueberry cupcake is amazing! Also, get the gingerbread cupcake during holiday season.

Michael W.Michael Whalen: Pricey, but delicious. The Nutella cupcake and the Mixed Berry cupcake are my favorites.

Sprinkles Cupcakes is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

2. Sprinkles Cupcakes

50 E Walton St (btwn Rush & Ernst), Chicago, IL
Cupcake Shop · Streeterville · 137 tips and reviews

Becki S.Becki Schneider: Amazing cupcakes! Banana peanut butter… scrumptious!

M A.M ALDossary: A Must Try !!!! Yummy delicious Cupcake .. All the Flavors are good. Highly Recommended.

Tiffany P.Tiffany Payne-Griffin: Absolutely delicious batter used for the cupcakes and I loved the buttercream frosting.

Sweet Mandy B's is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

3. Sweet Mandy B’s

1208 W Webster Ave (at N Racine Ave), Chicago, IL
Bakery · North Side · 84 tips and reviews

Zarina M.Zarina Mason: Love this place. Tons of flavors to choose from, but the simple vanilla cupcake is still our favorite.

Megan N.Megan Narula: they have the best cupcakes in the city by far! go try one…or four!

MaureenMaureen: So many great options–peanut butter chocolate cupcakes are awesome!

Magnolia Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

4. Magnolia Bakery

108 N State St (btwn W Randolph St & W Washington St), Chicago, IL
Bakery · The Loop · 117 tips and reviews

Maryam M.Maryam Malik: Banana pudding oooh so good & hummingbird cupcakes are heavenly

Walt W.Walt Walker: The Chicago chocolate cupcake was my favorite. Simple and flavorful

Jake S.Jake Smith: I recommend the S’mores cupcake; the frosting is made from roasted marshmallows, and there is a surprise chocolate center.

Swirlz Cupcakes is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

5. Swirlz Cupcakes

705 W Belden Ave (at Lincoln Ave.), Chicago, IL
Cupcake Shop · Lincoln Park · 27 tips and reviews

Fit Girl I.Fit Girl In Progress: The ladies @ swirlz are amazing! Awesome cupcakes w gluten and dairy free options!

Eva H.Eva Ho: Best cupcake in Chicago and they have vegan, gluten free options.

Jonathan J.Jonathan Jesse: Best Cupcakes in the world and Gluten-free and Vegan options

More Cupcakes is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

6. More Cupcakes

1 E Delaware Pl (at N State St), Chicago, IL
Cupcake Shop · Near North Side · 42 tips and reviews

hooeyspewer ..hooeyspewer .: Great cupcakes! Check their website for flavors available by day. Used the website to place an order –> simple pick-up. They deliver too.

Amy L.Amy Lapisardi: The black and white cupcakes are probably the best cupcakes I’ve had in a very long time.

Natalia K.Natalia Kowalewicz: Almost all of the cupcakes are amazing. Valrhona, chocolate hazelnut, red velvet… seasonal flavors like chocolate passionfruit, mango… and every Friday they have alcoholic flavors!

Flirty Cupcakes Dessert Garage is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

7. Flirty Cupcakes Dessert Garage

1030 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL
Cupcake Shop · University Village – Little Italy · 25 tips and reviews

Sarah P.Sarah Pichardo: Best cupcakes on planet Earth! Paradise Island & Devil in Disguise are my faves.

Jalyn L.Jalyn Leigh: Love the strawberry shortcake cupcake!

Melissa K.Melissa Kane: Employees are incredibly nice! Get the bacon pancake cupcake!

Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

8. Sugar Bliss Cake Boutique

115 N Wabash Ave (at E Washington St), Chicago, IL
Cupcake Shop · The Loop · 47 tips and reviews

Chris H.Chris Hall: We’ve tried just about all the cupcake specialty shops over the last couple years & this is the one we come back to when we want to treat our friends – or spoil ourselves – on a special occasion.

Anamaria H.Anamaria Hernandez: The macarons are delicious! I’ve been going here for years for the delicious seasonal cupcakes but those macarons are game changers!

Navpreet S.Navpreet Sran: Love the gluten free dark chocolate cupcake! ❤️

Lickity Split is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

9. Lickity Split

6056 N Broadway St (at W Glenlake Ave), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Edgewater · 60 tips and reviews

Liz J.Liz Jones: Try a Crazy Cake concrete — a whole cupcake blended with frozen custard; Scarlett’s Last Fall is also amazing – red velvet cupcake, custard, raspberries and marshmallow, w/ whipped cream and a cherry

laura h.laura honeycutt: Not just ice cream – they have homemade candies, cupcakes and cookies. The crazy cake concrete with vanilla custard and red velvet cupcake is heaven!

Brian M.Brian McMahon: Awesome penny candy from the 70s! Great cupcakes and dozen custard

Sensational Bites is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

10. Sensational Bites

3751 N Southport Ave (btw Grace & Waveland), Chicago, IL
Cupcake Shop · Lakeview · 30 tips and reviews

James W.James Williams: Love this place. Best cupcakes around!

Scott T.Scott T: Great treats. Try the chocolate caramel cupcake.

Sheila D.Sheila Doherty ☕ 🎤 🏃🎮: Boston Cream Pie Cupcakes — so yum!!

Brown Sugar Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

11. Brown Sugar Bakery

324 E 75th St, Chicago, IL
Bakery · Chatham · 27 tips and reviews

Nicole W.Nicole Williams: Carmel cupcake & Pound cake Omg!! I’ll be back

Mae C.Mae Cheri: The caramel cupcake & chocolate cake Awesome.

Audra A.Audra Akins: Best cakes, cup cakes with serving sizes that you can share!!!

Chicago Cupcake is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

12. Chicago Cupcake

Chicago, IL
Food Truck · Wicker Park · 10 tips and reviews

Karen W.Karen Wade: The red velvet and dark star top my list. These cupcakes are dense and delicious!

Jaclyn C.Jaclyn Crawford: The Cake Batter cupcake is AWESOME! So unique!

Akos A.Akos Amaning: Definitely have to visit their shop for a variety of cupcakes

Flirty Cupcakes on Wheels is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

13. Flirty Cupcakes on Wheels

Chicago, IL
Food Truck · The Loop · 19 tips and reviews

1401 S.1401 South State Apartments: Flirty Cupcakes will be at 1401, on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 from 4:00pm- 6:30pm! Delicious cupcakes!

Time Out ChicagoTime Out Chicago: Thought you’d want to know: Flirty Cupcakes has been nominated for Best Dessert Truck in Time Out Chicago’s 2011 Eat Out Awards. Vote now! Read more.

Lilly C.Lilly Calandrello: Try the Champagne cupcakes, they are awesome!Read more.

Southport Grocery & Cafe is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

14. Southport Grocery & Cafe

3552 N Southport Ave (at W Addison St), Chicago, IL
Breakfast Spot · Lakeview · 79 tips and reviews

JENNIFER H.JENNIFER HUMBRECHT: Omg. You must must must try the cupcake pancakes! Be sure to hit the bakery case before you leave and snag a pretzel cookie and a peanut m&m peanut butter cookie as well. So damn good. 🙂

Kevin D.Kevin Dulin: Get the Cupcakes or the Cupcake batter pancakes! They burgers here are also excellent!

amanda d.amanda dilley: Best items to order – cupcakes, cupcake pancakes, bread pudding pancakes, bruschetta, sweet and savory french toast, oatmeal. Yum!!!

Alliance Bakery is one of The 15 Best Places for Cupcakes in Chicago.

15. Alliance Bakery

1736 W Division St (at N Hermitage Ave), Chicago, IL
Bakery · Wicker Park · 60 tips and reviews

Jordi P.Jordi Parra: The best carrot cake cupcakes I’ve ever had. Also, the lounge next door is great for reading while having a coffee.

Zoë L.Zoë Lyle: Red Velvet cupcake filled with raspberry confit…AMAZING. The lounge next door also has wifi with a very strong internet connection and a decent amount of outlets.

DeanDean: Good and gettting better; check out the cinnamon roles in the am and the stuffed cupcakes in the pm


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Live Like A Fashion Designer With These Home Trend Tips

Fashion designers aren’t only creative when it comes to designing clothes. They are amazing when it comes to their home, too!

Huffington Post came up with 5 great ideas that you can steal to live like a fashion designer! Check them out below:

Idea #1: Mismatch Seating

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Think beyond the style of a seating arrangement, as Mizrahi did in his living room, shown above. Even the fabric choices run the gamut. But complimentary colors, on the more neutral end of the spectrum, keep the room cohesive and practically timeless.
Idea #2: Think Beyond Paint
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Paint is one of the easiest ways to change up the look of a room, but fabric-covered panels, as used by designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard to cover the walls in Hilfiger’s office, lend a far more dramatic effect.
Idea #3: Art Doesn’t Always Have To Be Hung
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For starters, it’s less work for you; second, a row of framed prints sitting along a picture rail (or, better yet, the floor) give you the feeling that they were just acquired on a fabulous trip abroad (and will be hung once the jet lag subsides).
Idea #4: Don’t Be Afraid Of Oversized Pieces
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…Especially if they’re as colorful and fabulous as this.
Idea #5: Utilize The Fifth Wall
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The bold colors and pattern in Hilfiger’s living room feel like ample decoration, but the reflective ceiling tie the furniture’s chrome accents together in perfect harmony.