Rice Pudding with Bourbon Soaked Raisins and Bourbon Pecan Caramel Sauce

*Reminder…to click on the below link to read the full post and see all the photos.* 🙂 My son, Jay, and I have developed an obsession with Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream.  It all started with a trip to Mariano’s in Frankfort, Illinois, as we were searching for a gluten-free ice cream or gelato for him… […]

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Some Favorite Airshow Photographs

It has been a couple of years since I have last attended the Chicago Air and Water Show and since it was going on this weekend at North Avenue Beach,  it reminds me that attending is probably one of my favorite things about summer. When I worked in Chicago, I was fortunate enough to have […]

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World Photography Day

Today is World Photography Day. Embrace your love of photography, whether you see yourself as an Amateur, Hobbyist or Professional, it’s the day to show off what you can do. Photography has the ability to tell stories and inspire people and with the dawn of digital photography we can share memories across the world in […]

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An Act of Kindness

“An act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.” My dear friend Sandy has the uncanny ability to remember little details of conversations we have shared.  There was the time we talked about how I had a dream about owning a beach cruiser bike with a wicker basket in the front and a […]

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Not Your Average Chicken Sandwich: Green Goddess Chicken Sandwich

  Experimenting with different gluten-free recipes, decided to try this variation of a chicken sandwich. What makes it so special? It is all in the savory-herby green goddess mayonnaise (see below).  I used gf white bread from Aldi. (The best gf bread my son, Jay, has liked so far in his quest for the best […]

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