The Best Restaurants in Chicago

I feel like this post is long overdue. My love for Chicago restaurants runs deep and after living in the city for a couple of years in my mid-twenties, and continuing to go back just for the food, it’s safe to say I am in love with the cuisine Chicago chefs continue to dish out. […]

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Lucky Charms Marshmallow Treats

Our St. Patrick’s Day celebration isn’t ever anything big, but one things for sure, we eat  corned beef and cabbage. I actually just bought some from our local meat company for the first time and I’m so excited to cook it in the slow cooker this weekend. Other than that, we don’t really celebrate in […]

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White Bean & Basil Falafel

Can you tell I’ve been really digging my Mediterranean roots with the recipes I’ve been posting?! Spanakopita salmon, whipped feta and now falafel. Give me all the Med foods all day, every day. This recipe is a special one for me because as I was creating it, it took me back in time. Falafel was […]

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Whipped Feta

When my husband and I first got married we lived in Chicago and absolutely loved it. We were obsessed and never wanted to leave. And then I got pregnant and our priorities changed. Being closer to family and living in the suburbs made more sense and allowed me to start working part-time. It was really […]

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Embracing My Children in Different Ways

Isn’t it funny how two people made up of the same DNA can be SO different from one another? The other night, I was looking through the kids’ newborn photos and I couldn’t help but giggle at the difference between the two. Peyton has a very quizzical look and  furrowed brow in most of her […]

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Spanakopita Baked Salmon

We all have a favorite grocery store. One that we’re super dedicated to and will always choose above all of the other options. The others try to compare, but they just can’t. When a grocery store wins our hearts, it’s game over. My ride or die has become Whole Foods. Now, do I buy everything […]

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