Back to School Backyard Bash- Movie Night!

As the kids head back to school, one last end of summer bash is in order. Yes, as parents, we may be SO SAD (sarcasm)…

Packing the Perfect Picnic

August is the perfect month for an evening picnic- the temperatures start to drop in the evening, making the crazy heat a bit more bearable.…

Diner en Blanc Chicago 2016

Ladies and gentlemen, get ready for my favorite event of the year: Le Diner en Blanc Chicago! If you aren’t familiar with this fabulous fête,…

BBQ, Brews & Beats @ Windy City Smokeout!

Where can you find live country music, the best BBQ around, and craft brews from around the country all in one place? The Windy City…

Degustabox Review: Try New Food Every Month

I love discovering new food. One of my absolute favorite things to do in life is hit up a food tour any time I am…

Restaurant Review: Grand Lux Cafe

When friends come into town and ask for restaurant recommendations, Grand Lux is always on my list. It is perfectly situated on Michigan Avenue, overlooking…

Easy Summer Appetizer: Bruschetta-Stuffed Tomatoes

I am always on the hunt for new appetizer ideas- ones that are relatively healthy (yes, Totino’s Pizza Rolls are delicious, but they are single-handedly…