Chicago VeganMania 2014 A Few Days in Dallas “Power To The Veg” Summer Lovin’ Swap LYFE Kitchen A Night at the Le Pain Quotidien Bakery India: Déjà View Recent Recipes Worth Repeating
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Chicago Ideas Week: Lessons

Usually I’m pretty much a home-body, perfectly content putting my pj’s on at 6pm and puttering around the house for the rest of the evening. This Tuesday, Mike and I ...

Chicago VeganMania 2014

Chicago VeganMania 2014

 Yesterday was one of my favorite days of the year:   Chicago VeganMania!   The festival is now in it’s 6th year and has gotten bigger and better each of ...

Life + Kitchen - September

Life + Kitchen – September

  Hey Veggies – Mike and I have now been in our new home for about a month and are finally nearing being almost done with unpacking (or in other ...

End of Summer Picnic

End of Summer Picnic

Hi Friends!  It’s been two weeks since I moved into my new house and boxes are still everywhere.  Between unpacking and making the most of the few days of summer ...

Life + Kitchen - August

Life + Kitchen – August

   Hi friends – Phew – this past month has certainly been a busy one.  I have a lot (too much?) to fill you all in on, so I’m excited ...

Review: Graze Box

Review: Graze Box

Since I am on a mission to try as many Food Subscription Boxes as possible, I couldn’t resist a promo I saw in a magazine advertisement to receive my 1st and ...

2014 Chicago Veggie Fest

2014 Chicago Veggie Fest

This weekend is one of my favorite weekends of the year – Veggie Fest weekend!  Mike and I spent the entire day today at the festival (our third year in ...

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Life + Kitchen – July

  A few weeks ago, I posted a roundup of happenings in my life and kitchen.  I had so much fun writing it that I’m hoping to make this a ...

A few Days in Dallas

A few Days in Dallas

Last week, I spent a few days in the Dallas – Fort Worth area for work, and tacked on an extra half-day to the trip for a little bit of ...

“Power To The Veg” Summer Lovin' Swap

“Power To The Veg” Summer Lovin’ Swap

  Happy Summer, Friends! Last month, I participated in my 3rd “Power to the Veg” Food Swap and had so much fun.  June’s theme was “Summer Lovin” so I got to recieve ...

Oak Park's Thursday Night Out

Oak Park’s Thursday Night Out

This summer marks my 9-year Chicago-versary!  Whenever I tell someone that I’m originally from Florida, the response is almost always that I’m crazy to have moved to the North.  I ...

Life + Kitchen

Life + Kitchen – June

Hi friends! It’s been two weeks since my last post so I figured I ought to pop-in and say hello.  It’s been a very hectic month so far and I ...

LYFE Kitchen

LYFE Kitchen

A couple of weeks ago, I checked out Evanston’s newly opened LYFE Kitchen along with Mike and his parents.   NOTE: This is NOT a Sponsored Post. I had heard ...

Meet SouvenirFinder + Her Favorite 10-minute Meal

Meet SouvenirFinder + Her Favorite 10-minute Meal

 Hi friends!   I’m doing something a little bit different for my post today – a story swap with a blogger friend of mine, Kristin from SouvenirFinder.com!   As a ...

A Night at the Le Pain Quotidien Bakery

A Night at the Le Pain Quotidien Bakery

Before last week, I had never stepped foot into a Le Pain Quotidien restaurant, though I certainly recognized the name.   While I can’t place where I’d heard of it (likely, passing ...