Seattle: A City of Showers and Sustenance

Seattle:  A City of Showers and Sustenance

Traveling is always exciting.  The anticipation of a new city, or even returning to a well loved city you haven’t seen in a while, researching all the places to eat, things to do, sights to see.  I love planning out travel (detail oriented over here) and making itineraries (you should see the one I put together for Disney World).  But,…

February, Bullet Journal Style

February, Bullet Journal Style

Despite it being the month of my birth, February is my second least favorite month of the year.   January is actually my first least favorite.  Part of that could be because I live in the midwest and these two months...
A Turmeric Concoction.

A Turmeric Concoction.

Germ Buster? It’s the season of all the germs.  Our family has already been sick for the majority of January and so I have spent the last two weeks googling and soliciting other remedies for illness busting and prevention for...
The Perfect Pie Crust for Any Situation

The Perfect Pie Crust for Any Situation

The Perfect Pie Crust There are certain recipes that every baker needs to have under his or her belt, recipes that are nearly if not completely memorized, the go to that you are known for.  It’s the crusty bread recipe...
Funny Parenting Quotes.

Funny Parenting Quotes.

Because it’s a Tuesday that’s a Monday and I could use a good laugh, here’s a roundup of some of my favorite laugh inducing parenting quotes.  You’re welcome.  

New Year’s Resolutions?

New Year’s Resolutions?

Or is goal setting a better phrase? New Year’s Resolutions are old hat. I have never been a fan of New Year’s Resolutions.  Everybody falls off the boat by February at the latest and, if they’re really lucky, they make it to the second week of January before giving up. There is some magic to a new year, a fresh…

Best BBQ Restaurants in Chicago 2017

Best BBQ Restaurants in Chicago 2017

The Best BBQ Joints in Chicago When your husband and friends decide to nail down the top 5 best bbq restaurants in Chicago and do a day-long tasting tour, you drop everything and hustle into the city despite the rain...