A Day Without Words | Green & Stuffed All Over

Don’t you love it when you can knock a bunch of fun things off your to do list all at once – like hang out with friends, celebrate a holiday, and make delicious food? For St. Patrick’s Day this year we got to hang with our friends Josh and Nikki, who we do not get to see as much as we would like to, and their adorable little Corgi Jax. He was wearing a bow tie. I squee-ed. Their house is full of awesomely geeky things, and there was maple-y bacon syrup for the bourbon, shitloads of corned beef, and Guinness bread. What a wonderful day.

A Day Without Words | Green & Stuffed All Over

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Favorite Things | New Books | March

This monthly new books tradition is one of the best ideas I have had in a long time. I’m an obsessive researcher, and although I also have this magical thing called the internet, I still love being able to sit down with a great book, fiction or non, and read and reference for real.

Favorite Things | New Books | March

March’s selections got quite mystical. Maybe it was the rain that day, maybe it was the fact that spring is right around the corner, I don’t know. But vegetables, ancient magical symbolism and faeries seem just right for this time of year.

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365 Photo Challenge | Day 70 | Liquid

Day 70 - Liquid

Day 70 of the 365 photo challenge is “Liquid.” Tea all day every day. I love this teapot.

365 Photo Challenge | Day 69 | Pot Of Gold

Day 69 - Pot Of Gold

Day 69 of the 365 photo challenge is “Pot Of Gold.” There are quite a few things getting made with potatoes today. Like this: The Best Girlfriend You Never Had Red Flannel Hash. Hubba hubba.

Local (Chicago) | Antique Taco

I have a confession. On Fridays, I cannot read a clock.

You see, I did this thing again, where I showed up to work multiple hours early on a Friday. I think I am just so paranoid about being late, something misfires in my brain and tells me that I need to leave the house NOW. I don’t know, there is no excuse for me sometimes. At least I’m wrong in the right direction.

On the bright side, when I make this mistake, I have more time for lunch than usual, and I can go eat somewhere that takes a little more time than the usual half hour that I have to walk somewhere, order food, eat it and walk back.

Local (Chicago) | Antique Taco

Enter, Antique Taco. If there is a more delicious taco anywhere, in a cuter place, I haven’t found it. [Read more…]