Block Party Must-Haves

 June is the month that kicks off a summer-long tradition of outdoor parties in Chicago, especially the block party. Children enjoy the novelty or roaming…

Easy Easter Appetizers and Desserts

Although I am not religious (and honestly have no clue what Easter represents), I definitely enjoy creating themed food for my guests. I tend to…

Outdoor Bar Cart Must-Haves

I think the absolute best thing about summer in the Midwest is that we get to entertain outdoors, and we love to throw both intimate…

3 Easy No-Cook Appetizers Sure to Impress Your …

I am a master assembler. Not master chef, mind you but I assemble like a pro. If I hosted a dinner party and wanted to…

How to Throw an Epic Beer Tasting …

So, I was a little fed up with wine tastings. Been there, done that, chugged some Chardonnay, glugged some Gewurztraminer, tasted some Tempranillo. At one…

5 Easy Appetizers for Entertaining

When I am entertaining at home, I am for easy. Easy appetizers, easy decor, easy cocktails. Also, I always have something non-perishable stashed in my…

Oscar Party: At Home Glam on Windy …

Everyone loves a party, and the Oscars are certainly an excuse to throw one! I am on Windy City Live today talking about how to…