Kale Salad with Peaches, Sweet Corn, and Basil-Honey Vinaigrette

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Kale – you either love it or hate it.  I happen to be one of those people who genuinely loves kale.  My poor husband, on the other hand, not so much.  I continually buy it at the grocery store each week and he eats it without complaining, but I know it’s not his favorite.  So… 

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Tuesday Tastes – Davanti Enoteca

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If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time, you know that I love Italian small plates restaurants.  One of my favorites in Chicago is Davanti Enoteca.  Located in the heart of Little Italy on Taylor Street, this small and intimate restaurant is the perfect place for a date night or girls night… 

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Weekend Recap

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Good morning, friends!  How was your weekend?  I had a fantastic weekend catching up with lots of dear friends and it was so good for my soul! {friday} My friend Jacki, who lives in Florida, was in the area visiting her parents her weekend.  They were in Chicago for the day on Friday so Kevin… 

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High Five for Friday

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High Five for Friday!  Hope you all had a good week!  In case you missed it, yesterday I was hosting The Blog Baton on Instagram and had such a fun time sharing my day with all of you! Here’s a look at some things I am looking forward to this weekend as well as a few… 

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Tuesday Tastes – Tiffin at The Langham

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A few weeks ago some girlfriends and I had tea at The Langham Hotel in downtown Chicago.  Their afternoon tea service, called Tiffin, is served in the Pavilion and is inspired by The Langham, London, which is known to be the birthplace of hotel afternoon tea. The Pavilion is an absolutely gorgeous space which made for… 

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Weekend Recap

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Happy Monday!  How was your weekend?  For me this was one of those weekends where I feel like we did a lot, but it was also extremely restful – the perfect kind of weekend if you ask me! {friday} After work Kevin and I headed over to Millennium Park for a free concert as part… 

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High Five for Friday

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High Five for Friday!  Another work week has come and gone and we’re on to the weekend!  We have a couple of things on the agenda but overall it should be another pretty low key weekend for us.  Here’s my Friday Five for today: {one} Ulta was having their shampoo and conditioner liter sale the… 

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Thursday Things – Links I Love Pt. 2

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Happy Thursday everyone!  To get you through the day, I rounded up another list of links I’ve been loving from around the web.  Enjoy! source 11 Psychological Tricks Restaurants Use To Make You Spend More Money (businessinsider.com) – Interesting… Starbucks Free Drink Record Now Set at $60 (eater.com) – 60 shots of espresso??  Whoa! How… 

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