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Spinach and Kale Gnocchi with mushrooms and red peppers in a cream sauce

Back before I had a kid, I used to make gnocchi fairly often. This was long before I was vegan, but still, I’ve always been trying to eat less meat. After I had a kid, I guess I decided it was too much work, so it’s been at least 14 …

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Black-owned vegan restaur...

People always seem to wonder, what do vegans eat? If you’re lucky enough to live in Chicago there are more…

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Nashville...

My friend Laurie had a film accepted into the Defy Film Festival in Nashville, TN and asked me and Stella…

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    Curious Cabinet…

    I’m thinking that I’d like to start a weekly roundup of some of my internet findings to share with you. Here’s what I’ve found that may be of interest… It’s been incredibly hot here and we currently only have 1 small window unit a/c to cool ourselves with (previous owners …

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    Retrofit Chicago Residential Partnership

    Ha, that’s going to be my attic bedroom. Eek! I mentioned this the other day when I wrote about how Chicago is going to start adding energy cost info in MLS listings, but I didn’t really know that much about the program until yesterday. I wanted to share the info …

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    Coming up…

    Hey, it’s Wednesday! Only 2 more days until the weekend, isn’t that exciting?! BTW, my favorite quote from Downton Abbey is “What is a weekend?” Anyway, I just wanted to point out that there are some fun and interesting events coming up if you’re looking to expand on your sustainable …

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    Chicago To Include Home Energy Cost in Home Listings

    Forgive me, I’m in no way a reporter but for the following news item I was pretending to be one! It’s something I’m probably going to do from time to time, FYI. If you’re looking to buy a home in the Chicago area you’ll be happy to know that the …

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    Green Homes Tour

    Wow, if I had some time to spare I would totally be going on this green homes tour I just learned about today. These homes look very inspiring! It looks like some are actually making money and I saw one that said it’s energy cost was $75/month. Nice. Nice especially …