Archive for December 2016

Finding Motivation To Accomplish Our Goals

Finding Motivation To Accomplish Our Goals
We all make the best plans, set goals, sometimes even sleep in our gym clothes to ensure we get out the door when that 6 a.m. alarm goes off…then what happens? We fall back asleep, forget where we wrote down our yearly goals…. Motivation – there are times we have it in spades and other... Read more »

Taste Test Tuesday #1: Slow Cooker Tomato Balsamic Chicken

Taste Test Tuesday #1: Slow Cooker Tomato Balsamic Chicken
I am on a mission to become a good cook. My mom is an amazing cook, and I will probably never live down not being able to even make Jello for her one year. 25 years ago. So I cook a LOT, in hopes that one day it will just click. I’m definitely getting there.... Read more »

LuLu's Dim Sum Reopens in Evanston

LuLu's Dim Sum Reopens in Evanston
Fans of LuLu’s have undoubtedly been waiting for this, for three long years. After closing in 2013 after two decades (and two locations), LuLu’s opened back up in a third location on Monday, December 19th. I had the chance to have dinner there Wednesday night, and couldn’t be happier to have this longtime favorite back open... Read more »
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I Don't Need To Unplug To Be Happy

I Don't Need To Unplug To Be Happy
The more time I spend on social media, the more people I see posting about taking breaks from social media. These posts always strike me as a bit odd. And the irony? Where do people go first, to tell everyone else about their time “unplugged?” Ah yes. Twitter. Facebook. Text messages. How many times have... Read more »