This weekend was Lit Fest here in Chicago! With Printer’s Row only a few block away from home, we spent Saturday afternoon browsing book sales!
This was my very first time at Lit Fest and I had no idea what I had been missing out on all these years! Anyone that knows me knows that I love to read – fiction, cookbooks, food novels, you name it, I read it. I made a New Years resolution back in January that I would read 1 book a month and so far I’m staying on track!
Here are my 2013 reads thus far:
Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain...
While the first day of summer is still 2 weeks away, I’m ready for the summer salad season to begin! The weather here in Chicago has been unfortunately chilly for June but that doesn’t stop us from enjoying delicious grilled food and cold brews indoors!
With family in town all last week, my fridge was an empty sad sight and I felt like I hadn’t been grocery shopping in ages. Instead of rushing off to the gym and scrambling for some take out before bedtime, we decided to lay low, do some grocery shopping and enjoy the hockey game with a...
May was such a busy month I can’t believe how little time I had to blog! Let me catch you all up to speed with a few updates from May!
Over Easter weekend, we drove to Omaha to visit our families and joined in on some Easter Sunday bowling! Don’t let the good form fool you…I am one of the world’s worst bowlers….
Next up, Derby weekend! We took a trip to Minnesota for a surprise retirement party for Will’s uncle. The party doubled as a Kentucky Derby party as we all crowded around the TV cheering on our...
Monday night I had a lot on my plate (no pun intended) and needed a quick dinner. I had planned to make Ginger Shrimp and Chard Stir Fry over brown rice, but last minute changed my mind and used Tasty Bite Asian Kung Pao Noodles instead! This was the first time I ever bought this pre-made microwaveable pouch of fresh cooked noodles and vegetables tossed with peanuts in a Kung Pao sauce and I have to say, I was actually quite impressed! The noodles were completely vegan with plenty of delicious pronounceable ingredients including wheat noodles...