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How To Make Frozen Pierogi Taste Homemade

How To Make Frozen Pierogi Taste Homemade

Sometimes you just don’t have time. You come home from work, sink full of dishes from the morning/night before… You only have two options: order a $20 pizza, or make those frozen store bought pierogi. Okay, your third option is not to eat dinner tonight. So of course you go […]

New Hair, Don’t Care

New Hair, Don’t Care

Finding THE hair stylist is the hardest task a girl can take on. I’ve been to probably 8-10 different hair stylists (always once, never came out of there happy… sigh.) and I have finally secured THE GUY. The color guy. My hair guy. Dave. Dave has worked for Bumble and […]

It’s My Way Or The Pie Way

It’s My Way Or The Pie Way

Sometimes a girl’s gotta bake a pie. Ingredients: 1 pie crust (or make it from scratch, I’m not judging) 2 apples Drizzle of honey and lemon juice ~ half a cup of brown sugar Pinch of salt and cinnamon 1 glass pan Directions: Thaw the crust according to instructions. Meanwhile, […]

Late To The Party

Late To The Party

So Spring is here, at least on the calendar, and I’ve come to realize that my winter mission to find a new apartment has come to a fail. Perhaps my plan that stated “less people are moving in winter so I’ll have more to choose from” kicked me in the […]

Now Obsessing: Cajun Seasoning

Now Obsessing: Cajun Seasoning

I’m not huge on spicy, hot foods, in fact, whenever my boyfriend takes me to his mom’s house, we make a pit stop at a drive-thru somewhere because I know I won’t be eating any of that spit-fire papaya salad, hell no. Take me to a pho shop and I […]

Perfect Almond Croissant

Perfect Almond Croissant

It ain’t easy being a girl. It’s even harder if you love your pastries as much as I do! I’ve been to many bakeries around Chicago and I think I have finally found the PERFECT almond croissant. Well, actually the credit goes to my friend Leila. As a pastry chef […]

Oh Em Cheese!!!

Oh Em Cheese!!!

I spent most of my morning on twitter , scrolling, RTing, tweeting, following… When one post caught my eye: national grilled cheese month. Happening NOW. 2 hours later I was still thinking about grilled cheese so I decided to make my own to kick off this celebratory month. It’s got […]

French Macarons

French Macarons

I’ve been absolutely obsessed with French macarons and I think I found the best macaron baker EVER. I’ve been ordering LOTS of macarons online, since Chicago bakeries SUCK at making perfect macarons, and a few months ago I came across www.LeilaLove.com. I’ve ordered many many times from her and each […]

…And Some (more) Cupcakes!

…And Some (more) Cupcakes!

  Today I went back to Tails in the City to exchange Chuck’s pajamas. Came out with a hat and a scarf set, too… I think I might be a little obsessed with this place, oops. On my way out I noticed there’s a cupcake store next door, More Cupcakes. […]

Cranberry Dog Biscuits

Cranberry Dog Biscuits

I found this recipe while baking the Carrot Oat Doggie Biscuits today. I had a box of dried cranberries in the cupboard just sitting there and I was trying to make enough to last me a while, and different types of treats. I didn’t want my Chuck and Oprah to […]