Why Motherhood is just as exciting as traveling the world

Why Motherhood is just as exciting as traveling the world.

I turned 30 this year. It was a milestone birthday and one that I always envisioned doing big. Getting the girls together, traveling somewhere I’ve never been and spending way too much money on a hotel room. A celebration of no longer being in my 20’s. But the reality was, I had to put my 30th […] Read more…

Mommy Diaries

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The Battle of the Bedtime Story Why is it that children seem to be programmed at birth to never want to go to sleep? I often ask myself this at night, and dread the agonizingly long bedtime routine that is bound to happen. One night, I had a revelation. As always, the rigamarole of bedtime was […] Read more…

In the Interim of a Home Renovation + The Importance of Date Night

Anniversary Weekend

I am very excited to announce the fantastic news that my parents have committed to taking on a huge change in their lives and move closer to our family. After much searching, they finally found a beautiful home in a neighborhood buzzing with activity and folks in the same walks of life as them. It is a […] Read more…

Perfect Chicago Weekend Itinerary

River Cruise - Chicago

My recent trip to Chicago was such a great experience. It was made absolutely perfect with the amazing group of friends we traveled with and a well planned itinerary. We were celebrating two friends’ 30th birthdays, and had a jam packed agenda. We did pretty much everything on our must see list for our first time […] Read more…

How the loss of my best friend changed my outlook on life

Here's to friends

Earlier this year, I along with many others — including a mother, a husband, sister, brother, son and countless friends, were faced with a terrible tragedy and the loss of a loved one to cancer. I had never lost someone so close to me before. I wasn’t sure how to feel. I was filled with a […] Read more…

5 Favorite Finds for August

Aldi

Hello! Happy September! I found there are a few things this past month that I wanted to share with you all and because they are completely random, I thought the best thing to do was compile them into a blog post list so you can experience and discover the amazing, cute and surprising finds from August as […] Read more…

Differences Between Baby #1 and Baby #2: Finding Out

Siblings, best friends

One thing that I really wanted to do for the blog during my pregnancy was a series of posts that documented the differences between my first pregnancy and my second one. Well, it just goes to show how much time I had as a working, prego mom of a 2 1/2 year old. But now that I am finding […] Read more…

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