Picnicking Spots & Meal Ideas

Are you trying to soak up the gorgeous weather before Chicago again becomes Chiberia?  Me too.  That’s why we are eating out (and no, I don’t mean going to restaurants—my wallet can only stretch so far) as often as possible.  I love serving meals as picnics because it puts an extra special spin on a […]

Village Green: A North Shore Gem

There’s a reason why John Hughes set many of his famous movies like “The Breakfast Club” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” in the northern Chicago suburb of Northbrook:  it’s simply awesome (and I’m not saying that just because it is my wonderful hubby’s hometown).  Northbrook is one of those beautiful places that truly personifies “The […]