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Freeze your fruit

I’ve been a vegan for a few years now, but it wasn’t until just a few weeks ago that I really started playing around with making nice cream. You’ve heard of nice cream, right? It’s a magical, healthy and indulgent dessert that’s made of fruit. The base is banana, then …

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Volunteer...

Despite the fact that we’re in the midst of the Covid-19 lockdown, many places could use your volunteer help now…

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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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    Nashville

    My friend Laurie had a film accepted into the Defy Film Festival in Nashville, TN and asked me and Stella if we’d like to accompany her on a weekend road trip there. The end of summer was quickly approaching, so this was a marvelous and unexpected opportunity for our last …

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    Milwaukee

    Milwaukee is an easy 1.5-hour drive from Chicago. It’s a perfect little day trip and it has some truly nice offerings and a lovely laid back feel. Since my daughter’s friend moved there, we’ve gone a handful of times, and each time we find fresh places to enjoy. Their lakefront …

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    Vegan Chickpea Frittata

    Recently, my daughter’s best friend moved to Milwaukee. They had been in the same class since…

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    Ground Control

    This place is a great combination of some of my favorite things, sci-fi themed, vegan food and arcade games. Though it’s been at its location for about 6 years, I just heard about it within the last month. I hadn’t seen my friend Laurie in a while so we decided to …

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    Our whirlwind New York City vacation

    We don’t get to travel very much. Our vacations are usually to visit Jim’s family in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, which luckily, is a great place to visit. Now that my daughter is getting older I really wanted to take her some place new. She’s been very into musicals lately and …