Monthly Archives: August 2012

Homemade Fresh Tomato Basil Soup

It’s rainy here in Iowa today.  I can’t think of a better way to spend a rainy evening than with your kids or your pets, curled up on the couch with a good book and a cup of soup.  This would be great served with a hearty grilled cheese and avocado or pickle sandwich.  Or maybe over rice or quinoa.  Yum!


Homemade Fresh Tomato Basil Soup.

Great blog for dining and shopping locally in Iowa city!

From the Midwest to the West Coast

There are many places in the world I have yet to travel to and many places that I will be traveling to soon. I have a huge list of things to do and see in Los Angeles and I know they are just the tip of the iceberg. What few people have however are functioning lists of things to do and places to visit in Iowa City, Iowa. This is where I come in. Below lies a large embodiment of Iowa City (although certainly not all of it- it took me all of 5 years to find some of my favorite places here). I hope it helps and encourages those who may be planning to travel through the area or maybe attend the University of Iowa that it is a great place to live, or at least convince you it is more than corn fields.

I’ll break them into categories:…

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