Drinks

Mojito? Yes, Please!

mojito

Sometimes I feel like the luckiest wife in the world.  Not only is my husband extremely smart, unbelievably driven, completely hilarious and adorably genuine, but he knows how to mix really good drinks.  His cosmopolitans are my absolute favorite, and coming in at a close second are his mojitos. The other night he mixed up [...]


Tea for One

greenchai

Both kids are napping…the dishwasher is busily humming away…bed linens are twirling in the dryer…bathrooms still need to be cleaned and the floors could use a good scrub…but I deserve a little moment to rest, right? The perfect treat for this snowy February afternoon would be a cozy cup of chai tea, but my body [...]


Homemade Hot Chocolate

hot choco

Holidays are always a fun excuse for me to do little things to let people know how much I care.  While Valentine’s Day gift-giving is traditionally reserved for the love-in-your-life, why not branch out and share the love by spreading some love? Today I made a batch of homemade hot chocolate to share with some [...]


Date Night – In

cosmopolitan

As a Homemade Mother, I am obviously very devoted to my children. I take great pride in knowing they are well fed, well read, and kissed before bed. However, it is still important to find special time for my husband. He is my best friend, and we really enjoy spending time together. We are living [...]


Tea for Two

chaiteafortwo

I’ve been fortunate enough to visit India on a few occasions, and it is one of my absolute favorite places in the world. From the moment I step off the plane all my senses are energized. Bright colors everywhere, smells of spices and exhaust, sounds of people laughing and yelling and begging. It is overload. [...]


Cheers!

pimms cup

My husband is out of town at a bachelor party this weekend. So, that means it’s just me at home with the two little ones. For many people this might mean a long 72+ hours, but I am perfectly content. Yes, it is a LOT of work keeping a toddler and a newborn happy, well-fed, [...]


Heaven in a Cup!

mint cocoa

Chicago has endured no shortage of bitter cold during the past few weeks, and tonight we’re gearing up for a big winter snowstorm that will *hopefully* leave enough accumulation for us to pull Evelyn around in her new sled. In my opinion, if we’re going to have cold we might as well have some snow [...]


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