January 2019 – National Slow Cooking Month. AKA National Crock-Pot Month It seems there is an activity or cause (or 30) that is dedicated to each calendar day, week and month; so many that it’s hard to keep track! Don’t believe me? Just Google: “January Monthly Observances” and you’ll see what I mean! I’ll save…

Welcome to 2019 ladies and gents! Did you make a new years resolution? Are you sticking to it? While you are working diligently to stick to your resolutions and better your lives in this new year, how about we add something to your list?! New Year, New You? This year, let’s go for: New Year,…

Desserts with Tori By: Tori McGeehon January 16th 2019 Better-than-Loft-House Sugar Cookies I know there is a huge debate if Loft House frosted sugar cookies are really as good as everyone hypes them up to be or if they are straight trash. Either way, these cookies don’t even come close in comparison. Have you seen…

Thicc Kitchen’s Weekly Meal Plan By: Tori McGeehon January 14th – 18th 2018 Facebook | Instagram Figuring out what to make for dinner every night just got easier! I know everyone dreads the question, “What do you want to eat?” and a reply of the classic “I don’t care, what ever you want…” and the…

Oakie’s Designs For more information: Facebook  |  Instagram  |  Website          Oakie’s Designs is locally owned and operated by QC native, Sydney Masengarb. We had an awesome opportunity to get to know her and learn about her business! My name is Sydney Masengarb, I work a full-time job, own my own business, Oakie’s Designs, and I’m…

Desserts with Tori By: Tori McGeehon January 9th 2019 Reese’s Blondies I’ve gotten so many compliments and pure excitement from these simple blondie bars. If you aren’t familiar with the “blondie” term, it’s basically a brownie, but omitting that chocolate or cocoa base. It’s like a large cookie bar but light in color, giving it…

Thicc Kitchen’s Weekly Meal Plan By: Tori McGeehon January 7th – 11th 2018 Facebook | Instagram Figuring out what to make for dinner every night just got easier! I know everyone dreads the question, “What do you want to eat?” and a reply of the classic “I don’t care, what ever you want…” and the…

Luxe Suite Hair Design For more information: Facebook  |  Instagram  |  Website Luxe Suite Hair Design is locally owned and operated by Dubuque native, Tomica Teager. We had an awesome opportunity to get to know her and learn about her business! I’m originally from the Dubuque, IA area. Which, when I was growing up, was much smaller…

Desserts with Tori By: Tori McGeehon January 2nd 2019 Apple and Oat Cookies Not only are these cookies delicious, but they are filled with some pretty health-conscious ingredients! (Well, for a cookie…) The cool thing about these cookies, though, is that not only are they a great dessert to indulge in after a long days…