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Chicago Trip Report

by on August 13, 2010 · 21 comments


Well I was hoping to post a picture of some “Halfway Bars” this afternoon, but the recipe turned out to be a dud and the bars went into the trash. I’m still kind of bummed about it, but rather than sit and stew I decided to post a trip report. Sorry it doesn’t include any […]


Published on August 13, 2010
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Passport to Chicago

by on July 29, 2008 · 53 comments

kid passport

UPDATE: Since there are so many great Chicago travel tips,  I’m filing this under my new category Reader Travel Tips.  Make sure to read comments and feel free to add tips! When Fuzz was about 3, I had the brilliant idea to take her to Chicago. Alone. In hindsight, it seems ludicrous, but at the time Todd […]


Published on July 29, 2008
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Back From Chicago

by on July 5, 2007 · 10 comments

Happy Belated Fourth of July! Sorry I wasn’t around to make any red, white and blue desserts, but we spent the week in Chicago – a city I love dearly, but only in July. Okay, just kidding. I love Chicago all year round, but July is a great time for Texans to visit. …


Published on July 5, 2007