My sweet friend is having a baby! I am super excited but I still can’t believe I am old enough to have friends having babies. Time needs to slow itself down. A group of us threw her a circus themed baby shower. We played fun games and ate some yummy food. Anna made an amazing
Oysy Sushi was just a short walk from our hotel. I ordered a salad with ginger dressing and the Miami Roll – shrimp, kani-kama, masago, avocado, cucumber, mayo, cream cheese, lightly breaded and deep fried. It was delicious. The service was good and fast. Definitely a good contender for sushi if you are in Chicago. website
This zesty egg salad is great for a quick breakfast or lunch. The hint of lemon makes it fresh and a tad tart. Perfect for summer.
I squealed with delight when I discovered Andie Mitchell was creating a cookbook. Her blog has been a favorite of mine for a while now and I recently finished listening to her memoir, It Was Me All Along. Immediately I knew I would adore her cookbook just as much if not more. The pages are
Simply put, Stan’s Donuts is amazing. There were so many donuts to choose from and they all looked delicious. Chocolate Old Fashioned, Buttermilk Bar, Peanut Butter Banana Pocket, Nutella Pocket and Maple Carmel Bacon Pecan Bar just to name a few. After much contemplation, I ended up deciding on the Old Fashioned Blueberry. I love old fashioned
While in Chicago, we stopped in Lavazza for a quick cup of coffee/tea. We had been walking around the city and needed a rest and some caffeine. I ordered a white chocolate mocha which was delicious. Lavazza has several locations around the windy city. The coffee and service were both great. I definitely would recommend them
Happy Mother’s Day to all you sweet Mamas out there, whether you’re a “fur mama”, human mama, or soon-to-be mama, today is your day! My Mom came over and we grilled a feast to feed an army. It was just the three of us (plus Winston) so I am looking forward to leftovers for days!
Biscuits are one of my all-time favorite foods so when I came across Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits on a list of top breakfast spots, I knew we had to go there while we were in Chicago. Bang Bang Pie & Biscuits is located in Logan Square, a neighborhood northwest of the city. It is one