Earning the title Frittata Queen one skillet at a time Credit: Samantha Bailey

At 5 PM Saturday, March 21, Governor J.B. Pritzker’s COVID-19 Executive Order No. 8, aka the Stay at Home order, took effect. Here’s a daily-ish journal of how Reader staff, our friends, family—and our pets—are spending our time.

Day 25: April 13

What we’re reading:

What we’re listening to:

What we’re reminiscing about from life BC:

  • My gay bestie’s annual do-it-yourself Easter bonnet party
  • Hangin’ at the Punkin’ Donuts in high school

What we’re cooking:

  • Enough of these that my partner has started calling me the Frittata Queen

What we’re alarmed to be shopping for on Etsy in the middle of the night: