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Breakfast Nooks + Recipes

After spending a long, holiday weekend with family (time that was mostly spent eating), I was thinking how nice it would be to have a cozy breakfast nook in the kitchen for family and friends to gather while cooking meals or to have snacks together in between meals. Image via Chris Barrett Designs One key… Continue reading Breakfast Nooks + Recipes

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Paleo Bread and a Modern Farmhouse

I am going to be traveling this morning to my brother and future sister-in-law’s wedding! I am so very excited to celebrate with them this weekend.  My husband and I are both in the wedding party so we are getting there early today for golfing (the boys) and getting nails done (girls).  But I wanted… Continue reading Paleo Bread and a Modern Farmhouse

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Weekend recap (plus recipes!)

It was a cold but fun weekend, and it went by too quickly in my opinion. On Friday night we had dinner with 14 of our good friends at a BYOB Mediterranean restaurant, Ken Zaman in River North. The food was great and it was an entertaining atmosphere because they had a belly dancer who… Continue reading Weekend recap (plus recipes!)

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Today I would like to be…

Today I would like to be: 1. Cooking in this dark and mysterious kitchen retreat by Miles Redd. P.S. the lacquered paint is Hague Blue by Farrow & Ball, isn’t it awesome?!? Image 1, Image 2 2. Making my favorite homemade Roman-Style pizza with roasted tomatoes from Bon Appetit… 3. Snacking on Grumpy Goat cheese… Continue reading Today I would like to be…