Tag: cooking classes

Shop Small Day 272: Gift cards that kick start New Year's Resolutions

A manicure and a martini?Yes, please! <a href=" http://www.chicagonow.com/shop-small-2013/2013/02/day-36-a-manicure-and-a-martini-yes-please/"target="_blank">Cosmos Beauty Bar</a>  is a full service bar within a mani/pedi salon.  Need I say more?!
I usually try to avoid giving gift certificates, they just seem too impersonal. Of course, though, there are definitely some exceptions. In fact, a gift card to any of these awesome small businesses will tell the recipient that you understand exactly what they want! New to Shop Small 2013 and want to know how this... Read more »

Shop Small Day 171: Guess What's Cooking

Cream, butter, sugar, flour, eggs. Combine those ingredients and you can pretty much create any delicious dessert. Unless you’re living a gluten-free lifestyle. Unfortunately, most people think they have to sacrifice great taste when eliminating gluten, especially in baked goods. Not anymore! I know there are preconceived notions that gluten-free can’t possibly taste good. That’s... Read more »