• *Warning* The Following Recipes May Make You TOO Popular At Parties!

    August 2, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    I wanted to write a blog post that highlighted one of my favorite courses, appetizers. I rounded up 5 of my favorite party favorites to make or even just to have at home for a date night in. I do have to issue a warning, these recipes may make you too popular at parties and you will find yourself overwhelmed with invitations! Don’t say I didn’t warn you! I get asked to attend a lot of parties. I have a big family and I feel like there is always some event that I am invited to that I need a…

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  • A Bowl Full of Hygge ~ A Tipsy Tuesday Tip

    July 31, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    Often times I make things way too complicated when I cook. I forget about the simple dishes that warm your belly and your soul. I recently re-joined the world of Pinterest and was inspired by so many of the comfort food recipes I was seeing pinned on the site. I was reminded of  this delicious broth I used to make that is perfect for any time of the year. It is a dish that you can make in your slow cooker if you don’t have a lot of time or can simmer away on your stove on a weekend when…

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  • You Need To Eat Here ~ Valor Glencoe

    June 1, 2018thetipsyhousewife

    If you are looking for a date night spot this weekend you need to make the trip to Glencoe, Illinois and try Valor, a gorgeous spot in the downtown area.  I was invited to try Valor several months ago and I haven’t been able to stop thinking about it since. The exterior is classy yet unassuming but when you first walk in you are awestruck by the fabulous rustic decor and the incredible fireplace filled with romantic candles. There is a great little bar that is outfitted with all the makings for a perfect cocktail of which I enjoyed quite…

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  • Tipsy’s Top Five Places to Eat In The Suburbs ~ Western Suburbs Edition

    November 3, 2017thetipsyhousewife

    As a life long city girl, I used to think the suburban food scene was a mix of TGI Friday’s (are those still around?) mall food courts and pick up joints for over 50 divorced people.  I am humble enough to admit that I was dead wrong. A couple of weeks ago, my older Golden Retriever tore his ACL and we had to temporarily move in with my parent’s while he prepared and then recovered from surgery. Not the best situation, but I used the opportunity to explore the Food Scene of the Western Burbs.  I was pleasantly surprised at…

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