Category: opinion/essay

7 tips for using an immersion blender fearlessly

7 tips for using an immersion blender fearlessly
My handy-dandy immersion blender has helped me to eat healthier and lose weight. Recently, I professed my love for it on Sugar Buzz Chicago. If you already own an immersion blender or if you ran out and bought one after reading the blog post as my fellow blogger and good friend Bonnie McGrath did, congratulations! Here are some... Read more »

Seven ways an immersion blender can help you eat healthier and lose weight

Immersion blenders have been around for years. But I came late to the party. I bought an immersion blender about a month ago and already I’m in love! True, it looks like a cross between a piece of exercise equipment and well, yes, a vibrator, but so what!? The immersion blender, also known as a... Read more »

Local woman tells what it was like to eat at the White House

Mary at the White House gate.
You’re looking at Mary Mazzeffi in the midst of decorating the White House for the holiday season. Mary, a display artist at Toms-Price Home Furnishings in Wheaton, was one of 89 volunteers from 35 states chosen to help deck out the halls and rooms of the historic building. Thousands of people applied for the coveted... Read more »
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You'll never believe what dessert my dentist serves in his office

You'll never believe what dessert my dentist serves in his office
Yes, my dentist serves dessert in his office. It’s fresh-baked cookies. How crazy is that!? I am not making this up. It’s the God’s-honest truth. My dentist has been doing it for years. When you walk into his reception area, first you’re hit by the aroma. And then you see them. Cookies! On a heavy,... Read more »