Magnolia Bakery + Harold’s Chicken in Chicago

In the earlier part of our trip to Chicago, we took an architectural walking tour of the city. Our informative guide showed up some sights and gave us some good bits of history about Chicago which we quite enjoyed. Here we looked up and felt like the buildings were curving […] Read More

Tasty Noodle House

Taking a break from my long Chicago posts to review a place Jake and I went to last weekend called Tasty Noodle House. My co-worker, Emily, has brought the pork buns from Tasty Noodle House back to work for sampling and I quite enjoyed them. I wanted to try them […] Read More

Graduation Day + Graduation Cake!

I knew this day was coming but man… it feels like time has flown by and the day has finally come. T graduated from high school! Jake and I are so proud of him! He finally made it through and graduated with honors and in a few short weeks he’ll […] Read More

Chicago Baseball, Food, and Me

One of the goals for our trip to Chicago was, of course, to try a bunch of Chicago food. The other goal was to visit baseball stadiums. Jake’s goal is to visit all of the major league stadiums and Chicago helps us knock two off our list. Jake is into […] Read More

Brunch at Dusek’s in Chicago, IL

We chatted with a lot of people when we were in Chicago and when they found out we were from out of town, 99% of the time they said, “You picked the perfect weekend to come!” The first part of our trip it was in the cool 60s and apparently […] Read More

First taste of Deep Dish Pizza in Chicago

We went to Chicago recently! Our inspiration for going to Chicago was to eat delicious food and to visit baseball stadiums. I think we did both in abundance! One of the things Jake, T, and I were all excited to finally try was Chicago Deep Dish Pizza. Originally I had […] Read More

85c Bakery Giveaway

Did you think my giveaways were done since I didn’t post Friday?? Guess what – we’re not done YET! I’ve got a few giveaways left for my blogiversary this year – hooray! Today’s giveaway involves a dangerous place for me… 85c Bakery. My #1 favorite thing to get from 85c […] Read More

The Habit Giveaway

Hello! Time for another giveaway! Woot, woot! The Habit opened a new location in Mira Mesa not too long ago. I wasn’t really excited about this because I figured, eh, it’s just another chain. When I initially went to The Habit a few years ago, I didn’t really care for […] Read More