Thanksgiving Leftovers: Eggs Benedict
Thanksgiving leftovers are the best, so this morning I turned mine into brunch. I made a Thanksgiving Leftovers Eggs Benedict! But first, a little about my Thanksgiving so far. This year I celebrate Thanksgiving twice, once with a dinner for two on Thanksgiving, and the second time on the weekend after with the whole family at Ma’s house. So for Thanksgiving dinner I only had to cook for two people. I got lucky when I headed to the store hours before the actual dinner to get the turkey breast.. There were only thighs and wings left, and the rest was frozen, with thaw time being 1-3 days. I didn’t have…
2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Foodies
Chicago may still feel like early spring (70s in November? What?) but the truth is simple, the holidays are just around the corner, and we all know the “foodie” on our shopping lists is the hardest person to shop for. So, I rounded up the ultimate holiday gift guide for any kind of the Chicago foodie. For The Brunch Squad No matter if your brunch squad is just a 2 person affair, or a whole group of 10, everybody will love a good gift card to spend on Mimosas. Kanela Breakfast Club (multiple locations, including the trendy Streeterville and Old Town) offers a great gift card deal this season: spend $100…
Home Office Space
Working from home can be challenging! How do you stay focused? How do you keep motivated? How do you stay away from the fridge/TV? Creating a designated space for our work that is clean, inspiring and reflects your style is one of the first steps to successfully completing your daily assignments. Here’s my own little space. I kept it white and simple with a small off-white writing desk, a swivel chair and an eraseable calendar to keep my schedule organized. Desk: Joss & Main, Chair: Wayfair, Rug: H&M, Faux fur accent rug: IKEA
‘Tis the Season: Cold Spell Mint Eggnog
Added a shot of Cold Spell “Intense Mint Whiskey” in my eggnog today and it was life changing. Everyone loved it and it got me thinking.. aside from the traditional rum, what makes your eggnog stand out?
Believe it or not, I found this cute vanity in an alley, waiting for its end of time. I think it matches my mirror perfectly so I decided to use it as makeup vanity. It’s a little scuffed up, but I think it has character. One day I will sand it down and re-stain it. Isn’t it beautiful? Have you ever found something on the side of the road, that makes you really, really happy to look at?