Archive for August 2009

You might have syphilis! XOXO, Anonymous

No way (or reason) to say this delicately, so I’m just going to come right out with it: Michael Lehet of What’s a Boy To Do? reports that syphilis is on the rise in Chicago and testing should happen accordingly. Yes. True. Absolutely. But, what is very much news to me is that if one... Read more »

How to, um, throw a knife (and other impressive skills!)

I’m a sucker for a good how-to post. Especially when said how-to is for something  I’m not likely to ever need yet, somehow, get a kick out of knowing I could do if I felt so inclined. So imagine my delight when I saw Likehacker’s tutorial on how to throw a knife! That, of course,... Read more »

Luxe facile: Vanilla sugar

In a recent entry on our Prairie Chefs blog, Sarah Stegner paid tribute to the memory of Tribune food columnist Abby Mandel through sharing her special recipe for blueberry-lemon Bundt cake. Well, Bundt cake very well might be one of me very favorite cake-things, so it’s a safe bet that I’ll be baking Mandel’s recipe... Read more »
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Life & Style Week in Review

The glamor continuesStyled in Chicago brought us some extra behind-the scenes coverage of Macy’s Glamorama, with promise for some extra-extra behind-the-sceneage video to come soon.Do it, wait or… do it then stop out of fear and confusion?Sex In The Windy City asked us to consider another point about virginity after Garrard McClendon raised the issue,... Read more »