Category Archives: Food-E-Vents

Chicago Food Swap: It’s About More Than Just Food

Last night, my husband, son and I attended our very first Chicago Food Swap. With great intentions of at least attending one of them last year, swapping sadly never happened. But, oh, the excitement now. Honestly, we really had no idea what to expect. I knew several of the people attending, so that was comforting….

“Soul” Food: Creative Soul 2013

I was humbled. They asked me…ME…to provide a healthy meal, nourishing both body and soul, for all of the participants of the Creative Soul 2013 writer’s retreat. Wow. Why, yes, YES…but of course! Oh, the excitement of thinking, planning, deciding, feeding and pleasing…I love this. It’s what I do. Food is my love language. Through…

ChicagonistaLIVE: I’m A Guest!

Hey friends! Check it out! I’ve been invited to be a guest on this week’s Chicagonista LIVE show! It’ll be taking place at the Mariano’s Halsted location this Wednesday, January 16 at 2:00 pm CST. To kick off the new year, the topic is all about getting healthy…and you know how I loves me some…

And Then There Was Chocolate {Giveaway!}

I may or may not have developed quite the love affair with organic chocolate. Back in 2011, when I seriously switched to leading an organic lifestyle, I started searching for organic/natural alternatives for food items that my family enjoyed. Aside from common things like fruits, vegetables and breads, I knew we would still need want…

Foodiechats tonight: “Authentically Italian”

Don’t forget tonight,  Monday, October 8, 2012, join #Foodiechats with #Lactalis Chef’s Table Tour at Piccolo Sogno! The theme is “Authentically Italian.” I’ll be on location, with a slew of other great food bloggers, for a first hand taste of Chef Tony Priolo’s mouth watering menu.  Join the fun on Twitter and Instagram starting at…

Old World Market – Taste of Oktoberfest

Need something to do on Saturday, September 22nd? How about a little free drink and food tasting at Old World Market in Valparaiso, Indiana? Anytime from 11am to 3pm, come spend an hour celebrating Oktoberfest by sampling some great German and Fall brewed beers, wines and German themed foods! Last year, we picked up a…

Special Dinner At Earthworks Market

Ever find that special little place you love to visit and shop…the hidden gem…the place that people search for but many never find? Earthworks Market in Plymouth, Indiana is that little place for me. Locally owned, complete with friendly smiles, it’s the kind of place where they greet you by name when you walk in…

Be A Stonyfield Food Superhero and Win!

Have you ever wanted to be a superhero: Spiderman, Batman or Super Woman? What super powers do you long to possess? Even though it’s fun to imagine, there is now a way to become a supermarket superhero! As part of Stonyfield Farms’ year-long ‘Know Your Food’ campaign, they have launched Stonyfield Food Superheroes, a light-hearted…

Cooking: Necessity or Luxury?

Just recently, I was invited to attend a blogger event at Dream Dinners in Chicago. Have you ever heard of it? A thriving national brand that was founded on a mission of bringing families together around the dinner table, they believe in providing people with time saving, healthy meals. In a nutshell, here’s how Dream…

Join Me For The Best Hors and Cocks

…That would be hors d’oeuvres and cocktails for all of my non-gutter minded friends. Hey, do you expect anything less of me? Even though it’s been gorgeous here in the Midwest, the official first day of summer happens in less than two weeks…June 20th to be exact. In celebration of the “longest day of the…