Southwest + turkey burgers = yummers

It’s summer time so that means it’s prime grilling season. In Chicago, we take advantage of every single nice day and for me, that means grilling as often as possible. Good thing my husband is an expert grill master! One of my favorite recipes he’s concocted recently is a southwest turkey burger. I don’t eat red meat so turkey burgers, turkey chili and turkey sausage are the norm at our Continue Reading

There’s never any time!

I can’t remember a day when I was bored…and I always feel like there aren't enough hours in the day. I feel like Jesse Spano from Saved by the Bell, "There's no time! There's never any time!" Yeah, I'm totally dating myself with that one...  So maybe I’m not trying to get into Harvard like Jesse, but I am trying to get as much out of life as possible while maintaining some sanity and without Continue Reading

A weekend of showers

This past weekend was one of showers here in Chicago: rain showers, my friend Kira’s baby shower, more rain showers and my other friend Kristen’s bridal shower. I woke up Saturday morning, looked out the window to discover rain showers and thought, “how appropriate?” as I got dressed for Kira’s baby shower.   The shower was hosted at Carnivale, a vibrantly decorated restaurant with Continue Reading

I could care less

For as long as I can remember I've cared way too much about what other people think of me. So when I say I could care less, I really mean I should care less. As much as I try to play it off like it doesn't matter to me, I care what people think of my appearance, what they think of my actions, what they think of my intelligence - the list goes on. As I made my way to work this morning, walking Continue Reading