• Travel

    Aspen Extreme

    Aspen, in the Roaring Fork Valley of Colorado, holds something for everyone! Breathtaking mountains, snow play, skiing, food, art, wine, shopping, history, relaxation, river rafting, fishing, biking, hiking and even the Aspen Institute, which…

    April 12, 2017
  • Health

    How Do You Do It?

    Repeatedly I am asked: several projects, several cities, and many kids… how do you do it? Well… it is a little like being a marathon runner. I have trained all my life, and I…

    March 23, 2017
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    Stronger Together

    I am proud to introduce a guest blogger, Barclay Butera, to Randy Fifield Modern Living this week! While I am usually writing about our projects and interiors,  we thought it would be interesting to…

    March 13, 2017
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    A Dog’s Purpose

    On Sept 9th, I wrote about Daisy, our house dog at NEXT. Since that time, The Wall Street Journal, The Chicago Tribune, Realtor.com, and WGN News have also shared stories about Daisy, the lovable…

    February 22, 2017
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    Sweet Home Chicago!

    There is no doubt Chicago is my kind of town.  Forbes Magazine recently acknowledged more millennials are attracted to Chicago than any other major city due to education, jobs and the quality of life!…

    February 8, 2017
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    Gold Coast Living in Chicago at the Sinclair

    Living without a tax bill, a mortgage AND an assessment in the Gold Coast is VERY smart. Really a DREAM come true… Our interior designers include SCB, Mick De Giulio, Michael Richman, and Morgante…

    January 25, 2017
  • Health

    17 Tips for 2017

    1. Be prepared for a good year ahead Make your to-do list. Evernote is the perfect app to keep you organized. See your doctor for your annual check up and get your teeth cleaned. 2.…

    January 11, 2017
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    Grateful for a Staycation Holiday

    For years, our family has spent the holidays away on vacation. For me, the stress of holiday decorating, cooking, shopping, cards and charity work (which I do regardless because we celebrate at home AND while…

    December 14, 2016
  • Home Travel

    South Beach Baby!

    With the Art Basel Show in December, great hotels, wonderful shopping and lots of fun things to do, Miami is a REAL hot spot. Much like all the cities I write about, Miami has…

    November 30, 2016
  • Fashion

    Ear Gear for Everyone

    Warning: With the holidays ahead, this blog post may cause shopping!   Ear gear/headphones allow everyone to live, work and play more efficiently. Headphones today serve different purposes. Some are for noise canceling, some that are…

    November 16, 2016