In the last couple of years, I’ve unexpectedly developed an appreciation for the horror-genre that I never had when I was younger. I’m not sure why or when it happened, but my sister is delighted, because she loves horror films.… Read More 6 Creepy Books to Read in October
Its the most wonderful time of the year! No, not that one. The real one. Fall! Or, technically it is, although it sure doesn’t feel like it here in Chicago. But, that wonderful, crisp fall weather is coming, and with it the promise of apple pie, crunchy leaves and crackling fires. Basically, fall weather cannot… Read More Cozy Up In These Great Fall Sweaters
Dill pickles are a snacktime favorite of mine and an absolute requisite on a turkey sandwich. Crunchy, garlicky, savory… yum! I even recently started bringing pickles to work with me in an effort to snack healthier. Luckily for me, my mother happens to make the most delicious dill pickles and they are unbelievably simple and… Read More Homemade Refrigerator Dill Pickles
One of my favorite things to do while I’m riding the train to and from the office or taking a breather at work is to scroll through my Instagram feed. What can I say, I’m a millennial. So, today I wanted to share a few of the Instagram accounts I follow obsessively and love seeing… Read More 5 Instagram Accounts I Check Obsessively
Thanks to my father’s very real love affair with food, I grew up with the attitude that one of the most important parts of any travel is eating well. “How was the food?” is the first question my dad asks whenever I return from any trip, whether its to the next state or across the ocean.… Read More The 5 Best Meals I Ate In Scotland
If you’re familiar with The Calico Life, you’ve probably already met our namesake, Rorie. As a two-year-old calico with some serious attitude, something as delicate as a claw trimming can be very difficult.… Read More What’s The Best Way To Trim Your Cat’s Claws?
I’m so excited to be headed to Scotland with Kelsey and our friend Jeanine in just a few days! We’re staying for 10 days and will be traveling all over the country, from Glasgow to Inverness to Edinburgh and more….… Read More Packing For Scotland In August