Category Archives: food… it’s what’s for dinner. um, and most other meals too.

making peace…

Okay, so I’ve had this love/hate relationship with food pretty much my whole life…  I loooove good food, but often feel guilty for enjoying it because I know that I should be far more careful about what I eat than … Continue reading

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hot wine and sausage? I’m IN!

I was running an errand last week, when I stumbled upon Chicago’s annual Christkindl Market which is  inspired by the 700-year-old traditional German Christkindl Markt, or Christ Child Market.  I remember these fondly from living in Germany as a kid and from … Continue reading

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my kitchen nightmares…

Thanksgiving is quite possibly the greatest American cooking day of the year… which means it is a day of pure torture for me. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a bad cook at all… I am simply a reluctant cook.  I … Continue reading

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yummy food delivery…

This?  Is so freaking awesome that I can not even stand it… I just hope it doesn’t turn out to suck in the end – haha! So, you all know that I am currently commuting to Chicago, IL for work every … Continue reading

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they’ve got me surrounded… with cheetos.

In my real-life profession, I do project-work.  That means that I go to a company and help them implement or optimize their SAP system (blahblahblah) for a set period of time.  It’s usually intense work, stressful, and time-sensitive… so what … Continue reading

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Chicago week 1…

So these are a few things that really made the week for me: I am surrounded by adorable yummy cupcake shops – all within walking distance of my hotel.  I popped into Sprinkles one night and picked up a vanilla … Continue reading

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worth my salt…

I’m starting Michael Thurmond’s Six Week Body Makeover today… I’ve heard great things about it and wanted to do something to jolt my weight loss efforts.  A friend of mine swears by the program and assures me that you do get … Continue reading

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