3 Easy Memorial Day Desserts

Cutaway Blueberry Pie 5 cups blueberries 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1/4 cup cornstarch 1T lemon juice 1/4 tsp salt DIRECTIONS Make dessert early so your pie cools completely (at least two hours at room temp); that way, when you slice into it, the filling won’t...

Sangria Two Ways! Fill a pitcher and share with neighbors!

Cheers to us, Moms! Today we are sharing two fruit-infused sangria cocktails (easily made into a mocktail for anyone not drinking by skipping the wine) from expert mixologist Kim Haasarud of Liquid Architecture and author of the 101 Cocktail book series, including...

Easy Mexican Recipes! (Just add Margaritas!)

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone! We may be missing our favorite margs at our favorite Mexican spot, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate our favorite foodie holiday at home! We’ve rounded up some yummy taco, enchilada, veggie sides, guac, dessert—and yes,...

Get to Know The Chicago Good Life blogger and city mom, Christine

My second baby wasn’t much of a sleeper.  I spent many, MANY nights awake with him, scrolling instagram.  Luckily for me, blogging had become pretty popular at that point and there was plenty to keep me reading through the wee hours!  At that time, there were very few...

Meet a Mom- The Mom behind LPAM

I’m Shawn, the mom behind Lincoln Park Area Moms! When I had my first baby in 2012, parenting blogs were just becoming popular.  As a new parent, I searched for everything new to me- diaper bags, baby accessories, classes, sleeping- it was SO much searching!  The only...

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