Tiptoeing Through the Pumpkin Patch

Here in the Midwest, visiting a pumpkin patch is practically paramount to the definition of fall. So a few weeks Katherine and I hopped in the car and went to the pumpkin patch I’ve been visiting since I was a…


Hogwarts Chic

“If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” -Sirius Black, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire


30 Facts

Earlier this week, Gigi wrote this post of 30 Facts about herself and asked me to share some as well. So here it goes… 30 Facts About Me 1. I always wanted to be a chef and attended my first cooking class…


Virgin Hotels Chicago Peep Show

Last week I was honored to be invited to one of the sexiest dinner parties I’ve ever attended: the Virgin Hotels Chicago Peep Show! It was a truly exciting event packed with influencers from all around Chicago (not to mention…


Autumn Salmon Chowder

I promised to share a recipe for Salmon Chowder after falling madly and deeply in love with it on our trip to Alaska and I am finally making good on my claim today! Salmon Chowder — a type of hearty…