Burning Magic: A Perfect Ending

The Final Shadow Magic Novel Confession time, I thoroughly enjoyed reading the entire trilogy of Shadow Magic.  This is exactly the type of book I searched for when I began devouring chapter books.  The entire series is whimsical and macabre but without being nightmare inducing.  Burning Magic takes our heroine and hero and drops them into […]

Spring Stuffed Alfredo Shells

Spring Produce = Asparagus Let’s be honest, spring isn’t here yet, but that doesn’t mean I can’t find my favorite produce.  The beginning of the seasonal spring offerings are here.  Last week, I found skinny asparagus popping up so as usual I buy what I like.  Then comes the question of what do I cook with […]

Just Dance This Weekend

That is not exactly a demand.  However, if you want to dance, then we will be doing it along with you.  That is because Just Dance is literally in town this weekend.  You can snap up tickets of your own for Just Dance Live this weekend in Chicago.  You too can experience Ubisoft’s popular video […]

Raspberry Mahogany: A Luscious Snack Cake

When Cake Delivery Isn’t An Option The best thing in the world is having cake delivered to your house.  Take it from us, surprise cake is the best cake.  The one downside is that giving someone cake means having to make an entire cake.  Downsizing a baking recipe is really hard to do well.  Never […]

Foolish Fevers Need Bullion

When You Have The Flu The flu is the horror that everyone is trying to avoid.  Even though Alison and I already caught a bout of this flu, we hadn’t expected to be sick again so soon.  Scrubbing our hands every time we walk through the front door, we try not to touch our faces.  […]

MORA Asian Kitchen, Come For The Sushi But Stay For Everything

MORA Asian Kitchen When we hear sushi, we may start to salivate just a tad.  Sushi is a food that we have loved to eat since we lived in the outskirts of Seattle.  There is nothing more delicate than thinly sliced fresh fish.  Paired with vegetables and perfectly seasoned rice and you have an addictive […]

Our 5 Favorites From The Chicago Auto Show 2018

Chicago Auto Show So, we love cars.  We love trucks.  There are even 3-wheelers to love.  Let’s go through our top picks at this year’s Chicago Auto Show.  There are so many places to stop and stare and a few must rides.  These are our 5 favorites.  If you are looking for recommendations on how […]

Gearing Towards Women With #WhatDrivesHerCAS

We Love The Chicago Auto Show We love going to the Chicago Auto Show every year.  We learn about the innovations and new ways the automotive industry creates safer cars.  What you may not notice is that behind the scenes, there are women working to create these changes.  Even though 85% of car purchases are […]

Celebrate February With Groundhug Day!

February’s Perfect Book By far, this is the perfect story for February.  Not only are you getting Valentine’s Day but also Groundhog Day! Both holidays are really seen together, but this time all of the animals want Groundhog to celebrate Valentine’s Day with them.  Only what if he sees his shadow? Then he won’t be […]

Why Steel Matters At The Chicago Auto Show

Steel Makes Strong Cars We know you love cars.  We love cars too.  Beyond just driving them, we are curious how they are made.  Each year we attend the Chicago Auto Show and see all the new advancements.  The designs make us ooh and ahh, but we tend to gloss over the frame.  The crowd is […]

3 Tricks For Perfect Pierogi

Make Your Own Pierogi Pierogi seem to be one of those dishes that few people make from scratch.  A little similar to fresh pasta there is technique involved, but with a pasta machine these delicious dumplings are worth the time and effort.  We went with a not so standard savory filling.  Generally you find pierogi with a […]

There Is No Pair – Pear Bread

Don’t Forget The Pear As fruits go, pears tend to be overlooked.  They don’t seem to be as popular as the apple, orange or banana.  Yet, you will find them in many a fruit juice secretly lurking by adding their sweetness.  Apples are the American fruit, but the pear is equally delicious.  Their addition to this […]