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‘Cupcake Wars’ famous TV contestant Molly’s Cupcakes brings signature treats to Naperville

Marissa Laqui, Community Editor

February 26, 2019

Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Famously known for being one of the contestants on the TV series “Cupcake Wars,” Chicago-based Molly’s Cupcakes has recently opened up a new location in the Downtown Naperville area located at 30 W. Jefferson Ave. John Nicolaides, creator and founder of Molly’s Cupcakes, started to gain popular recognition during...

Chocolate walk more like a chocolate balk

Noelle Schwarz, News Editor

February 26, 2019

Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

The wind rushed around us. Snow covered our icy feet. There was no smell of chocolate in the air. There was no warm, delicious chocolate waiting for us when we got out of the car. Instead, we were handed a giant map of Downtown Naperville. Saturday, Feb. 9, we stumbled around in the treacherous 17-degree weather for several...

Sunny Strategies: Snow Day Survival Guide

Sunny Strategies: Snow Day Survival Guide

Claire Paschke, Entertainment Editor

January 25, 2019

Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

I don’t hate winter. Balmy 30 degree days in December don’t bother me in the slightest and watching ...

Richie’s Recipe: Rosemary focaccia bread

Richie’s Recipe: Rosemary focaccia bread

January 14, 2019

I was probably six years old when I first experienced the wonders of focaccia at the local Italian s...

La Journal Cafe: 2018 Cosmetic Recap

La Journal Cafe: 2018 Cosmetic Recap

Marissa Laqui, Community Editor, Social Media Manager

January 2, 2019

Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

New year new….makeup?! 2018 has been a wild ride, but let’s not forget the famous luxury products that...

La Journal Cafe: Top 10 Expensive Desserts

La Journal Cafe: Top 10 Expensive Desserts

Marissa Laqui, Community Editor, Social Media Manager

November 30, 2018

Filed under Lifestyle

Everyone loves dessert. The grand finale of all meals, dessert is something everyone looks forward to and s...

Sunny Strategies: Tips for Turkey Day

Sunny Strategies: Tips for Turkey Day

Claire Paschke, Entertainment Editor

November 20, 2018

Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

The holidays are supposed to be a time of year when you can reconnect with family and friends and enjoy th...

La Journal Cafe: September Fashion Fads and Flashbacks

La Journal Cafe: September Fashion Fads and Flashbacks

Marissa Laqui, Community Editor, Social Media Manager

September 28, 2018

Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

As a second semester junior, stressed and feeling the pressure of testing and challenging school work, I ...

Sunny Strategies: Recipes for a better day

Sunny Strategies: Recipes for a better day

Claire Paschke, Entertainment Editor

September 1, 2018

Filed under Lifestyle

I never imagined I would start my own blog. Honestly, I didn't think I was qualified to give advice ...