Watermelon Cookie Slices and Coconut Cupcakes

Last week, I celebrated my half birthday. While I’m not exactly sure where I’ll be for my birthday in December, I’m determined to make it somewhere warm! (So obviously, Chicago isn’t going to cut it. :-P) In honor of the half and to celebrate the start of warmer temps, I hosted a tropical-themed dinner partyContinue reading “Watermelon Cookie Slices and Coconut Cupcakes”

Vintage Bachelorette Bash

One of my best friends Marissa just got married a few weeks ago in Chicago, and I had the honor of being her one and only bridesmaid! And yes, I do intend to post a recap piece about her BIG day, but I need to rewind back in time a bit first to share deetsContinue reading “Vintage Bachelorette Bash”

Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Coffee Cookies

Last month, I attended the kick-off soiree for this year’s Chicago Food Film Festival. If you’ve never heard of the event, it’s exactly what it sounds like: you get to watch films about food…and then sample the featured foods! NOMS city. (They even inserted napkins in our programs!) To preserve the authenticity of the dishesContinue reading “Chocolate Chip Butterscotch Coffee Cookies”