Lately

I wanted to take a little break from the normal broadcast to write a little bit more about what’s been happening in my life lately…it is called The TMI Blog, after all. 

Second Bedroom Design Ideas

If you’ve been following along via the TMI Blog Instagram, you know that Mama Kim is coming in from Charleston for a wedding and staying with us– which means we finally will get to show our second bedroom some love! Until now, its been an extra storage space aka #ChefAdrian’s closet and filled to the brim with … Continue Reading

TMI Trave Guide: Charleston, SC

With our trip booked to visit my parents and having been to Charleston, South Carolina a handful of times myself, I thought of no better way to celebrate my excitement than to put together the ultimate guide to The Holy City– with help from the new Charlestonians themselves– view the best-in-class to-do’s, restaurants (of course), cocktail … Continue Reading

Coffee Talk: Kim Linhart, Professional Swim Instructor and Badass Mom

This is obviously a very biased Coffee Talk however, in honor of Mother’s Day I wanted nothing more than to share why my mother is so inspiring and truly an amazing woman. Her passion for children is like nothing I’ve ever seen and has turned her love for us and others into a fulfilling career … Continue Reading

Coffee Table Finds

We are officially on the prowl– for a coffee table. And the reason I think it merits it’s own blog post is because it will be the first furniture purchase #ChefAdrian and I will be making together. You read that right. After seven years of living together we are finally in need of a beautiful new … Continue Reading

5 Easy Ways to A Better You

Clearing clutter and going through your clothes can be a great way to kickstart a Spring Cleaning plan. However, recently, I’ve been looking inward to see how I could reorganize and de-clutter myself mentally, physically and emotionally. I see Spring as some see New Years– a fresh start. It is the start of the Zodiac, after … Continue Reading

Indoor Plant Care for Winter

One of my first posts was about our small urban jungle. And yes, we still have our 22 plants and all are doing well despite the negative temps. To keep your plant family home for the Holidays and well pas winter, here are a few things to take note of now that snow is on the … Continue Reading

The TMI Holiday Gift Guide: For The Host

While thinking of your loved ones this year, don’t forget about those who will be hosting you for the Holidays! We do some major prep work to prepare for guests and bringing a little something for them will go a long way. Maybe it’s a good bottle of wine along with a decanter? Or a … Continue Reading

#ChefAdrian’s French Onion Soup

It’s that time of the year! French Onion Soup Season! It’s not like you can have it any time, right? Just getting back from our annual anniversary trip to Montreal, we did have our fair share of French Onion Soup, which, while equally delicious, you know #ChefAdrian has the recipe for the best. 

The Best of Fall In Chicago

Seriously, where do I begin? Fall in Chicago is everything. After an active Summer where us Chicagoans do everything we can to soak up the sun, I honestly welcome the cooler temps, the layering and the yumminess of a #PSL. Slow down, take a stroll, bring your dog to the beach again, cozy up by … Continue Reading