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Blog Meet Up 10.15.2011

Blogger Meet-up: Imagine Yoga & M. Henrietta

At my first Blogger Meet-up back in July, I met some truly wonderful people, so I was excited when Marisa suggested a yoga and brunch get-together in the city.  Due to everyone’s busy […]

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Karma Kitchen: An Experiment in Generosity

  On Sunday morning, after watching the start of the Chicago Marathon on TV, Mike and I hopped on the Brown Line to Merchandise Mart, for a very important commitment. […]

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Recipe Round-Up: Fall Foods

Fall is my favorite season, not only is it a beautiful time of year, it is also (in my opinion), the yummiest season! I can’t get enough of comforting foods […]

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An Ode to October

  This past Saturday, under bright sun and blue skies, Mike and I spent a day at the Chicago Botanic Garden, one of the most beautiful places in the Chicagoland […]

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Foodie Pen-Pals: A Taste of Texas

  Foodie Pen-Pals Trying new foods and getting to know fellow foodies are easily two of my favorite things, so of course I signed up for Foodie Pen-Pals, organized by Lindsay and Allie, the moment […]

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Chicago’s “Little Middle-East”

You can take a mini vacation to almost any region of the world, all within the boundaries of Chicago.  Chinatown, Devon Ave (Indian), Argyle Street (Vietnamese), Little Italy, Greek Town […]

GREEN Fort Lauderdale: A Market & Pizza

GREEN Fort Lauderdale: A Market & Pizza!

While visiting my hometown of Fort Lauderdale, Florida last weekend, in addition to having great stir-fry and a lot of quality time with my family, I also ventured out to explore.  Along […]

The Best Kind of Presents

The Best Kind of Presents

By now, all my readers surely know how spoiled I am.  Not only did I celebrate my birthday with a potluck, and a 3-day long Labor Day weekend extravaganza (part […]

Visiting Home & Mom’s Kitchen Sink Stir-fry

Visiting Home & Mom’s Kitchen Sink Stir-fry

Children grow up so fast!  When my niece, Charlotte, was born (just 20 months ago) I vowed to visit home as often as possible so I could watch her grow […]

Tasty Travels: Vegetarian in Berlin

Tasty Travels: Vegetarian in Berlin

It’s so hard to believe that about one year ago, I was in BERLIN, GERMANY!  Mike and I went on a three-stop back-packing trip to Krakow, Berlin, and Copenhagen.   We spent my Birthday […]

Birthday Weekend pt 2 … and Give-away Winner!

I am so excited to announce the winner of my Veggieversary Party Give-Away!  The winner of a selection of some of my favorite products is… drum-roll please… Laura of @Iwearthecheese!  Congratulations, […]

Birthday Weekend pt 1

I feel so lucky to have a birthday that every year falls on or around the Labor Day 3-day weekend.  Thanks to the long-weekend, Mike & I did quite a […]

Birthday and Veggieversary Potluck Celebration!

In celebration of both my Veggiversary and my Birthday, which are just a day apart, Mike and I hosted a Vegetarian Potluck!  About a dozen of us got together last […]

11th Veggieversary Give-Away!

This weekend in addition to celebrating another birthday, I will also be celebrating my 11th Veggieversary (Vegetarian Anniversary).  As a Veggieversary Party of sorts, I am excited to be offering […]

Banh Mi’s at Nhu Lan & Countdown to December

I adore Vietnamese food.  It is full of bright, fresh flavors like lemongrass, cilantro, cucumber, and mint, and aside from needing to keep an eye out for fish sauce, it is […]