• "food"

    Ginos East Pizza Recipe | Chicago Deep Dish Pizza

    When Bubba and I lived in Illinois, we were blown away by a small restaurant we stumbled into one day in St. Charles.  We were looking for a cheap place to sit down and eat after running around all day, and Gino’s East fit the bill.  It was our first time to experience a true Chicago style deep dish pizza and from our first wide eyed bite, we were in love.  If I could’ve married it; I would have.  We ate there as often as we could, savoring every bite, until we received word that we were moving to Utah. After our move, we became saddened by the fact Utah…

  • "travel"

    What!

    I turned 33 last Sunday.  Let me repeat.  I turned 33.  3-3. What!?  I’m approaching my mid-thirties and I think it’s time I simply write thirty-something in my about me page.  I have a lot to say about my age but I don’t feel like spilling my wisdom today.  Celebrating my birthday was about as low-key as it gets.  The only for sure things I wanted to get out of my birthday was to drive somewhere to witness the changing fall colors and a slice of coconut cake.  And that’s what I did.  Since fall has failed to grace Charlotte, Bubba and I loaded the car with the toddlers and…