Moody Chicago In Pictures

I fell in love with Chicago back in 2009 during my first visit to the city and I knew that I had to make it my home. The city is beautiful and glamorous yet gritty and raw, which gives Chicago a very unique vibe. Here are some of the gritty pictures I’ve taken throughout my […]

Lamb Tagine – Food for the Bold Soul

I first had tagine in Marrakech, Morocco several years ago, and I fell in love with the dish. There are many tagine recipes, but I have fallen in love with this one. You don’t need a traditional tagine pot to make this dish, but I love using it because it takes me back to Morocco. […]

Fall Eye Candy

Fall is my favorite season by far! I love the crisp cool air, the changing colors of the leaves, and the fact that I get to wear my cool fancy coats (not the puffy winter ones). Here are the fall images that make me happy. *All pics taken by me. Baked by yours truly! Apple […]

Troll hunting is a thing…well, sort of

The Hunt for Trolls at the Morton Arboretum The Morton Arboretum has made it possible for you to be a real life troll hunter, albeit hunt wooden trolls 15-30 feet tall. The hunt includes finding all 6 trolls either by foot or by driving to the nearest parking lot near each of the troll statues. […]


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