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Blueberry Scones – Recipe

Blueberry Scones – Recipe

This Blueberry Scones recipe is easy and most of all, delicious. Great for a Sunday afternoon soiree with friends or family. Kids love these, too! Meal prep and make the whole batch and keep them in a sealed freezer bag in your freezer. Take one out every morning and let […]

3 Places for a Fresh Croissant in Chicago

3 Places for a Fresh Croissant in Chicago

Let’s be honest, foodies: there is nothing more sad than a dry croissant. January 30th is National Croissant Day and I refuse to let you suffer by eating a bad pastry. Luckily, Chicago has great patisseries where you can pick up a freshly baked croissant and pair it with your morning cappuccino or […]

New Year Goals

New Year Goals

New Year Goals. We all pledge to improve once January 1st comes and by the end of February most of us fall off track and forget the New Us. So how do we make sure we become better each year? Well, first, let’s write down our goals. Not just on […]

Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

Gingerbread Cookies Recipe

It’s become my own personal tradition to bake gingerbread cookies for friends and family during the holidays. I’m not a big fan of the thin, super hard and crunchy gingerbread cookies you can get from the stores and bakeries, so my recipe is made sure they turn out soft and […]

Thanksgiving Leftovers: Eggs Benedict

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 […]

2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Foodies

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 […]

Home Office Space

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 […]

Makeup Vanity

Makeup Vanity

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 […]

Roasted Lemon Chicken Recipe

Roasted Lemon Chicken Recipe

Every woman needs to master at least two dinner recipes in case she ever gets to host a party. This roasted lemon chicken recipe came from a silly book, believe it or not, and I only tried making it to see if it was a joke last Thanksgiving. Turns out, […]

Halloween Cookies Recipe

Halloween Cookies Recipe

Boo! It’s Halloween, let’s bake some Halloween Cookies! I took my favorite recipe for spice cookies which I make every Christmas and turned them into skeleton gingerbread men for the ultimate Halloween treat. Look! I had a super cute Vine of these, but then Vine went kaput so a pic […]