King Spa Review

A few weeks ago, I finally visited a place I’ve been dying to try for a few years, King Spa & Sauna in Niles, IL.  I’d been hearing about it for a while and even bought a Groupon two years ago but still hadn’t gone. To celebrate my brunette bestie Christina’s birthday, my girlfriends and I picked a spa day with…

National Puppy Day!

It’s national puppy day!!! Puppies are universally amazing, adorable, and lovable. I should know, having four adopted dogs, 2 still under one year! A lot of people think I am crazy having so many dogs but when you realize all the benefits, it starts to make a lot more sense. Erin Askeland is a CPDT-KA and Training and Behavioral Expert…

Asparagus Stuffed Honey Garlic Chicken Thighs

I hate cooking chicken breasts but love cooking chicken thighs. Thighs are tender, juicy, easy to get right, and inexpensive! Especially when going organic, they are a great buy for a small budget. I’ve cooked thighs a few different ways but stuffing them is definitely a first for me. I love making a beautiful dish that wows people but actually…

Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookies

November means it’s time for Peppermint Mocha Lattes and Hallmark Christmas movies (here’s the line up!) and warm socks and holiday baking! Hey, if Starbucks can release their holiday cups, seasonal drinks, and cranberry bliss bars on November 1st, I can certainly add a little peppermint to my life. One thing I am really passionate about is my Young Living essential oils so…