favorite eats in chicago

The lovely folks over at opentable.com asked if I would write a post about some of my fave local spots to hit up in Chicago. I was excited to do so because I do use OpenTable constantly (who wants to wait!) and it meant I got to eat, […]

travel: budapest, hungary

After we visited Italy we were off to Budapest! Our friends Dana and Shane moved there about a year ago, so while we were excited for the sight-seeing, food, and exploring, spending time with some of our closest buds made this leg of the trip extra awesome. The […]

travel: rome & venice, italy

We are back dudes! Dave and I are home from our European vacation extravaganza and we had an absolutely fantastic time. We ate SO much, we saw SO much, and we had SO much freaking fun, it’s like I’m funned out for the year. No more fun left…until […]

hiatus to europe!

Hey all! Wanted to drop a note that for the next few weeks I’ll be a bit unplugged from the blog as I’ve got a week of work to wrap up, then the Spauldings are heading to Europe for our 10-year wedding anniversary trip! Italy & Hungary we’re […]