weekend recap

this weekend….was a trial. for sure it started out good right? friday night we went out for dinner to a great place called rustico in kalamazoo, checked out this amazing wine store nearby that had a pretty slick cellar of rare and collectable wines. toured around town a bit. took a night off. (wine store […]

abby’s chicago

ok brace yourself this is going to be a lengthy one.  i am going to list off every amazing place i went to last week in chicago. there was so much goodness packed into one week that you might be here a while. these will go in order by days and areas traveled. ready? let’s […]

weekend recap

i love chicago. i friggin love it. there are seriously so many fun things to do see shop and eat. i love it. i headed out with my friend lisa after work on friday and we stopped at the michigan city antique mall midway. i picked up a piece of pyrex, a vintage concert poster […]

abby in chicago

sorry for the lack of updates yesterday. i just needed a day to get out of town (at least my town) and clear my head. no phone, no work, just breathe a bit and get inspired. i don’t know if you remember last year but i was such a scrooge and i am bound and […]

brown butter butternut pasta

sometimes you just need a quick dinner for one.. or two. just because joe signs up for every extra activity under the sun doesn’t mean i’m not going to have a nice meal. i FINALLY stopped at the new local epicurean off of division. i know ! i know! i used to go there all […]

where i’ve been wednesday: silverberry kitchen

one of the perks of my job is that i can usually park myself wherever i want to to work. when you work with your dad and your husband and your brother sometimes it’s hard to focus and get stuff done. that is when i usually escape to a coffee shop for the day and […]