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Favorite Finds from the International Home and Housewares Show

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After five days of exploring the 2019 International Home and Housewares Show, I can honestly tell you that I still love going to this show! With more than 60,000 attendees and 2,200 exhibitors, there is so much to see and learn about. The show is held at Chicago’s McCormick Place Convention Center in three of its enormous halls. 

What never ceases to amaze me is the creativity of products shown. Yes, all the major brands are there but so are small, soon-to-be-well-known (in my opinion) companies from all over the world. If you have ever wondered how a product comes to life, consider that someone had a need and made it happen. … Read more

UncommonGoods: An Artisan Showcase

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So, how many bridal shower, birthday party, wedding and anniversary party invitations do you have hanging on your fridge? Have you found THE gift to give for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day? If you are tired of walking the malls and surfing the web, then you should check out Inspiring Kitchen’s new shopping discovery: UncommonGoods.

Just like its name sounds, this unique online store has a wide assortment of items that range from jewelry to home goods to kitchen and bar to artwork to kids options and beyond. These creative and original designs are not typically found in your traditional mall stores.… Read more

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Homemade Bread & Le Creuset

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Oh, the smell of fresh homemade bread baking in the oven. Nothing like it. Imagine that cup of coffee and the warm, delicious bread with butter melting over the slice just sitting on the plate waiting for you to enjoy it.

Inspiring Kitchen Le Creuset bread dutch oven

But running to the bakery just doesn’t fit into your schedule and making it from scratch is well, way too hard. Right? Wrong!

The Chef from the cookware manufacturer, Le Creuset, shared this delicious recipe with me. It is so easy to make. Plus, once you make it the way the recipe says the first time, you will find yourself being creative and adding herbs, seasonings or fruit like rosemary, basil, garlic, tarragon, cheese, cinnamon, or raisins to your next batch.… Read more