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The IKEA Effect: Mid-week Swedish Meatballs

The IKEA Effect: Mid-week Swedish Meatballs
Schaumburg’s IKEA is the Disney World of furniture for my kids. The bright colors, interesting shapes, and inventive toys are almost as irresistible as the Swedish Meatballs wafting from the 4th floor above. While I contemplate the effort involved in building a Hensvik for my daughter’s bedroom, the kids move from display to display, sitting... Read more »

Mid-week Menu: Ham it up with Creamy Pasta Shells with Ham, Mushrooms, and Peas

Mid-week Menu: Ham it up with Creamy Pasta Shells with Ham, Mushrooms, and Peas
Anytime I bake a ham, there is the issue of leftovers. My family will gladly eat leftovers, but ham can get boring after a few days. Day 1 – ham sandwiches, day 2 – ham and cheese omelets…you see where this is going. Ham again?  When I’m looking for something quick but a little unexpected with ham, I go... Read more »

Celebrate the Luck O' the Irish With a Magically Delicious Menu

Saturday morning television during my childhood was filled with some of the most bizarre creatures – tiny blue creatures living in mushroom houses, magical little ponies with mullets, mutant turtles named after renowned Renaissance artists, and a little leprechaun throwing around “nutritious” cereal made of pink hearts, yellow moons, orange stars, green clovers, and blue... Read more »
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