Tag Archives: fun

Downtown Sister Date: Sixteen, avec, NoMi

For the last six or so years, my sister and I make a point to spend at least one day together downtown to take in the amazingness that is Chicago during the holidays. It really is beautiful, and it’s so … Continue reading

Posted in dessert | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Buttery Pretzel Puffs

I’ll admit it before anyone: I’m a busy-glorifier. I take pleasure in being able to say “Oh, I’m so sorry I couldn’t get to that, but I’ve just been SO BUSY!” And this quote is usually followed by a groan … Continue reading

Posted in Baking, bread, family | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Photo Shoot: Emily & Jason & Family

I had the pleasure of photographing my friend Emily and her family this past weekend on a sunny and cold perfect Chicago fall day. They live on the north side of the city in a really cute neighborhood, not far … Continue reading

Posted in friends, Photo Gigs, photography | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

Four Years {Giveaway Post!}

Four years ago tonight, I sat down with a cup of coffee… opened up wordpress.com for the very first time, picked out this picture: Came up with a cute headline, and What’s for Dinner? was born. My first post was, … Continue reading

Posted in contest, giveaway | Tagged , , , | 85 Comments

Chicago Gourmet 2012

Have I mentioned recently how proud I am of my sister? Oh, I have? Ok, well this is going to be another one of those posts. For the last few years, Chicago has hosted a phenomenal event for restaurants and … Continue reading

Posted in dessert, family | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments