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Food Delights

Bring on the Coffee

July 25, 2012

It is already shaping up to be a more than 1 cup a coffee kind of morning!  I lucked out though and someone in the office had brewed a post of Hazel Cream flavored coffee!  We rarely get anything other than the standard plain office coffee so maybe things are looking up! (please excuse the […]

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Bring on the Cookies…Gluten Free Cookies to be Exact

April 6, 2012

As some of you may know J works at W.O.W Foods a gluten free bakery here in the Chicago land area and being the great husband that he is, he is always bringing me delicious samples of the products they are working on (hmmmmm maybe that is why the last few pounds of baby weight seems to […]

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To My Chicago Crew…why have we not been here yet?

April 6, 2012

I predict drinks at Public Chicago in the near future. Photos Courtesy: Public Hotel

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Happy Pi Day

March 14, 2012

In honor of pi day (as in 3.14………the date today) I thought about making a pie but since the weather here in Chicago is 77 degrees and sunny I couldn’t even imagine  actually turning on the oven to bake one.   However, this chocolate drizzled strawberries and cream pie from Our Best Bites might just be […]

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Small Changes Bring New Energy

March 14, 2012

I am always struck by how one small change in a particular aspect of your life can totally reinvigorate that part of your life again.  Here are some recent examples from my life: New Pots and Pans – I am suddenly loving cooking again thanks to my new pots and pans!!  (plus it is nice […]

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Super Easy Fresh Salsa

March 9, 2012

I was in the mood for some FRESH salsa the other night and when I say salsa I mean the kind you get at a restaurant and not that gross chunky stuff out of a jar! This recipe is so easy it is ridiculous!   1 28oz can whole tomatoes 2 cans diced tomatoes with […]

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Yellow and Blue Bridal Shower Cocktail

March 5, 2012

  Lemonade, champagne and a few blueberries make for the perfect Saturday afternoon bridal shower!  

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Clutch Gifts

June 23, 2011

When sending wine to friends I’m always looking for something extra to put in the package. These Clutch Gifts are the perfect solution.  Who wouldn’t love to receive a bottle of champagne and matching nail polish in a package. Photos Courtesy: Venokado

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Trader Joe’s Cookbooks

June 7, 2011

I can easily spend an hour walking the Trader Joes’ grocery store isles!  I love looking at all the fun stuff they sell and always walk out the door with a new favorite item.  I recently stumbled upon these cookbooks and I am super excited!  What a great idea!! Photos Courtesy: Cooking with Trader Joes

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Tapers

May 24, 2011

It doesn’t get more fun than really tall tapers on a birthday cake!! Photos Courtesy: Olive and Cocoa

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