Summertime Festivals

With summer officially in full swing, there is no shortage of festivals to attend in Southeastern Wisconsin. Take this weekend, for example: Friday through Sunday, Wisconsinites could choose between Greek Fest in West Allis, Strawberry Fest in Cedarburg or Brady Street’s Summer Soulstice. Or, in my case, two out of the three. The bf and…

Pictured Rocks

Picture this: a weekend getaway to one of the most beautiful shorelines among all the Great Lakes, complete with hiking, kayaking and a cruise along the shore. I spent this past weekend soaking up every possible second at the Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore in Munising, Michigan. It was a perfect long weekend, but honestly, it…

Grilled Peach Caprese Salad

Throughout the winter and spring, I’ve been whipping up a quick and simple caprese salad for dinners and midnight snacks at work, tossing together spinach, tomatoes and mozzarella, with a homemade balsamic vinaigrette. I really don’t have any complaints about the salad – it was delicious, it had some healthy ingredients and I didn’t really…