April Vacations Bring May Relaxations

May.  I can’t believe it is already MAY!!  The past 10 months have been so crazy…filled with ups, downs, fears, and excitement.  All the emotions have made this year just fly by.  Today was the first day of my REAL job.  Don’t get me wrong, I’ve been working, but now I have a salary andContinue reading “April Vacations Bring May Relaxations”

Cubs & Cooking

Aaah finally…spring in Chicago!  The weather has been beautiful, the sun has been shining, and everything seems to be going great!!  I went to my first Cubs game on Saturday, am heading to Minneapolis to visit one of my best friends this weekend, then spending a week in Florida with my mom.  I start myContinue reading “Cubs & Cooking”

I Gotta Find My Place…I Wanna Hear My Sound

It has been a VERY crazy few weeks, so I am really glad that last weekend was so relaxing.  I had the best time at home with my family and it was nice to not have the added stress of a holiday or busy schedule.  The past few weeks I have been busy with myContinue reading “I Gotta Find My Place…I Wanna Hear My Sound”

Lucia’s Survival Guide and Cookbook

I finally downloaded pictures from Easter and am trying to decide what I want to do this weekend.  I am heading back to Indy again and am really looking forward to having a more relaxed weekend compared to last weekend.  Saturday my sister and I are going to look at invitations for her wedding.  IContinue reading “Lucia’s Survival Guide and Cookbook”

Scrape It Don’t Shake It!!

So I had a few things planned for my Easter activities, but they all unfortunately fell through.  The weather here in Chicago was SO nice, I couldn’t bring myself to stay inside after work coloring Easter eggs…so that never happened.  I was so flustered while packing Thursday night to go home, I  forgot to packContinue reading “Scrape It Don’t Shake It!!”

No Joke…I am STUFFED!!

So the peppers were MORE than a success.  I am sitting on the couch right now so stuffed from all of the delicious food from tonight’s dinner.  I am so glad I was able share my passion with such wonderful company tonight.  It is so nice to be able to enjoy great food and greatContinue reading “No Joke…I am STUFFED!!”

I’m “Stuffed”!

This Sunday I have decided to go back to the traditional, tried and true family recipes.  I am going to make Stuffed Peppers.  This meal is again one that I have made with my mother, but have never tried.  I love the rice stuffing, but I’ve never actually eaten it with the pepper.  My mom makesContinue reading “I’m “Stuffed”!”

Snow for the First Day of Spring? Not a fan.

Today is the first day of spring, and to welcome in the lovely season, snow.  Thank you Chicago.  I am so glad I did not get over zealous about the spring weather lately because I just knew it was too good to be true.  My parents came to visit this weekend and although I wasContinue reading “Snow for the First Day of Spring? Not a fan.”

Wellness Week

For the past two weeks I have been trying to eat healthy, watch my calories, and exercise.  I’ve been walking home from work, and trying to snack healthier at work on fruit (thank you Antonia for the case of Blood Oranges!!).  My family is coming to visit this weekend and in fear of not havingContinue reading “Wellness Week”