Tag: food & drink

New Holiday Traditions

Thank you to Pyrex for sponsoring this post! The holiday season is in full swing — and has me embracing traditions, old and new. Growing up, I’d always look forward to decorating our Christmas tree, watching all the classic films,…

Last Sip of Summer

For better or worse, late September in Chicago has been: HOT. While I’m mentally ready for autumn, the 95 degree days simply can’t be ignored. For now, I’m holding off on sweaters, boots and sipping Cabernet — and embracing dresses,…

8 Rosé Wines to Try

It seems the last summer or two, rosé wine has been making a major comeback. (The saying #yeswayrosé is everywhere these days!) On first glance, don’t let its pink color fool you — the majority of rosé wines are not…

Fresh New Year

2017 is here, and like many of you, I’m sure: The new year gives a feeling of a fresh start. As I mentioned earlier this week, I’m not big on resolutions… but I do think it’s a good time to…

New Year’s Eve St. Germain Cocktail

We’re mere days away from ringing in 2017! With the flurry of holiday parties and excitement surrounding Christmas, New Year’s Eve can sometimes feel like an afterthought, you know? I’m looking forward to a more relaxed celebration this year —…

5 Recipes to Try This Thanksgiving

While the turkey and traditional sides take center stage on Thanksgiving, there’s plenty reason to enjoy more eats (and drink), right? I’ve been clicking over to Pinterest lately to find and save favorite recipes to try this holiday. Whether it’s breakfasts,…

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